To support continued growth and a reputation for providing quality, affordable educational programs and services to residents of Cambria County and the Southern Alleghenies, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is seeking a qualified Adjunct Sociology Instructor to teach in associate degree program areas.
The College especially invites applications from candidates with expertise in current and emerging issues within the discipline, experience in the development and delivery of on-line or blended courses, and candidates who are available to teach daytime, weekend, or off-site classes.
The mission of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is to provide “students with affordable opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their work, in their day-to-day lives, and in their pursuit of life-long learning in a supportive, student-oriented environment.” The College seeks to accomplish this mission through the delivery of career-oriented and transfer degree programs, business and industry training, and community education.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in a relevant field of study or a Master’s degree in Education with significant graduate credits in the relevant field of study. Additional requirements include a successful demonstration lesson or evidence of successful teaching and the ability to relate well to students and others in the College environment.
Candidates will be expected to teach Introduction to Sociology and Contemporary Social Issues.
Preference will be given to candidates with applied, discipline-based experience and the ability to advance student understanding and use of current and emerging technologies in a competitive global environment.
Application materials required for full consideration:
- Employment Application
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts (if submitting more than one, please combine them into one document before uploading)
Applications will be reviewed as received by the Adjunct Faculty Coordinator and are accepted on an ongoing basis. All applications will be held in the strictest confidence and are kept for 1 year from the date of application.
At this time, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College cannot sponsor applicants for work visas for any position.
Please note that reference to a resume on the employment application may not be substituted for a fully completed employment application. Please do not fax or mail any documentation. Official College transcripts are required upon hire.
Employment is contingent upon submission and satisfactory review of any background check clearances as may be required by Pennsylvania Act 153. Please refer to our Pre-Employment Background Check Information page for more detailed information.
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College promotes a drug-free workplace. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.