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Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).


Two-year Pool for Temporary Instructor, Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is seeking dynamic teachers for a two-year pool of temporary instructors for sociology, social work, and criminal justice courses.  Our full-time course load is 12 credits (4 courses per semester; maximum of three preparations).  The department has 15 full-time faculty and approximately 400 majors.

Master’s Degree in related field required, doctorate in sociology, social work, or criminal justice and college level teaching experience are preferred.  Also, a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations preferred.  Finalists for a specific position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process and/or teaching demonstration as judged by department faculty.     Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the department. 

Terms of employment may include temporary, part-time/full-time positions.

Appointment dates are on an as needed basis within the two year duration of the temp pool.

Salary is instructor level.

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and three current letters of reference to:  Neal Slone, Temporary Pool Chair, Bloomsburg University, Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice, 400 E Second Street, Bloomsburg PA, Bloomsburg, PA  17815. 

Prior to a final offer of employment the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and criminal background.

The University encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer.

Deadline to be admitted to the pool is June 30, 2016.