Location: Oakland, CA Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Dec 6 2017 Job Description: The Sociology Program at Mills College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor in Sociology specializing in one of the following fields: Health, Criminal Justice, Media and Popular Culture, Racial and Gender Discrimination, Immigration, or Urban Sociology. The successful candidate will have evidence of exemplary teaching and a proven track record of mentoring and working with undergraduate students. The Assistant Adjunct Professor will be responsible for teaching 5 courses per year, advising undergraduate students, and other departmental service to be determined.

This is a one academic year renewable contract position to begin in August 2018. 

The Sociology Program at Mills College educates a very diverse group of emerging leaders including many first-generation students, students of color, queer students, and students with a variety of gender identities. Mills students are very engaged learners with interest and experience in social justice work and social activism. The Sociology program highlights community engaged learning opportunities, creative intellectual work, and close mentorship with students. Job Requirements:Candidates should have:

  • A Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field. Candidates who are ABD are also eligible to apply.
  • Experience teaching courses at the undergraduate level
  • Exceptional pedagogical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work with a diverse and dynamic student population

Additional Information:This is a full-time exempt position. Salary is $60,000 per year, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance/403(b) retirement plan, 12 sick days and 10 paid holidays annually. Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period. Flexible Spending Account, Pet insurance, Accident and Critical Illness Insurance, long-term care insurance and legal-assistance insurance are available as voluntary benefits.

Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills’ non-discrimination policy, please go to http://www.mills.edu/administration/administrative_offices/policies/nondiscrimination.php