Cornell College
  • 07-Jun-2017 to 02-Aug-2017 (CST)
  • Mount Vernon, IA, USA
  • Part Time

Cornell College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college, seeks an instructor to teach SOC 351: Race and Criminology, a month long course from 2/12/18-3/7/18.  This course investigates the criminal justice system with a specific and sustained focus on race and ethnicity. This course may be a broad investigation of criminology or topically focused around specific criminal justice issues (like the school to prison pipeline). Courses generally meet for 3 to 5 hours a day, 5 days a week.  The Sociology and Anthropology Department at Cornell College has a strong emphasis on social inequality and social justice. The One Course At A Time calendar allows our courses to be rooted in primary texts and our classrooms to include focused lectures balanced with discussion-based learning.  Phd in sociology, anthropology, or criminology or JD or MA with either experience in the field or teaching experience considered.

Cornell College has attracted national attention for its distinctive academic calendar under which faculty members teach and students take one course at a time in month-long blocks. The College is committed to excellence in teaching and values individuals who are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences feel welcomed and are encouraged to thrive.  

Responsibilities to begin in February 2018.  

Affordable furnished housing may be available upon request.

All qualified and interested applicants must submit the following application material through Cornell's online application system.  

  • Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Teaching Statement Including:
    • teaching interests, experience, and philosophy,
    • commitment to diversity in the classroom/campus community
    • a proposed course description for SOC 351
  • A list of three (3) Professional References
  • Graduate Transcripts (Unofficial copies are acceptable. Official transcripts are needed prior to employment).

Applications will be reviewed starting August 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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