Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC), serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for Forty years, offers over 90 associate degrees and certificates, customized training and continuing education. The College's 240-acre campus lies at the crossroads of central New Jersey in North Branch. RVCC is committed to being a learning-centered college that works closely with the community to develop and offer new and innovative programs to meet the needs of a growing diverse community and student population.
Instructor – Sociology, Tenure Track
RVCC is currently accepting applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position in Sociology in anticipation for Fall 2014. Initial salary will be based on the successful candidate's educational qualifications and professional experience. The College also offers an attractive employee benefits package.
Responsibilities included but not limited to:
*Teach 5 courses in load per semester, including multiple sections of Introduction to Sociology.
*Make continued efforts to improve quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovate methodologies, techniques and delivery methods, including skills for teaching online.
*Develop and/or use a syllabus for each course with College and departmental guidelines.
*Meeting students' needs for individual consultation and assistance.
*Evaluate students measure their progress.
*Review, evaluate and recommend student learning materials.
*Work collaboratively in a diverse learning institution.
*Demonstrate commitment to teaching and working with a multicultural and multigenerational student body.
*Demonstrate professional development within discipline.
*Communicate with students during office hours, email and other appropriate methods.
*Work to maintain professional relationships with students and members of the college community.
*Serve on college wide committees as assigned.
*Teaching courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
*Required Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology required.
Minimum of two years of prior teaching experience, including Introduction to Sociology, preferably.
Demonstrated professional development related to Sociology.
Demonstrated or be willing to acquire skills for instructing online courses.
*Preferred Additional Qualifications:
Ph. D. preferred.
Experience with sociological aspects of poverty preferred.
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
Please submit a cover letter, current resume/vita and unofficial transcripts online by clicking on the link below. Applications received by March 1, 2014 will be considered in the first review of applicants.
We regret that we are unable to respond individually to each application. Applicants chosen for further consideration will be contacted directly.