Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor - Sociology Criminology, Baltimore, Maryland

Created 02/12/2024
Reference 236721945
Country United States
State Maryland
City Baltimore
Zip 21210
Salary -

The Department of Sociology at Loyola University Maryland invites applications for a, full-time, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor with an ability to teach introduction to criminal justice and juvenile delinquency, and upper-level deviance and criminology/criminal justice courses (such as policing, courts, or corrections). The successful candidate must also be able to hold dedicated office hours, advise undergraduate students, and participate in additional department service. This visiting assistant professor position is for a one-year appointment, subject to enrollment and budget approval.

Required qualifications: (1) earned doctorate or Masters (ad ABD status), with subject matter expertise; (2) the ability to teach courses in social theory, introductory sociology and global sociology; (3) prior teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) the ability to create a sense of inclusion and belonging in the classroom, and to uphold the departmental commitment to racial justice; (5) strong commitment to excellence in teaching, including employment of high impact teaching practices; (6) ability to contribute to the Jesuit educational mission of the department and university.

Submit 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vita, 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, 4) two letters of recommendation that comment on your teaching ability, and 5) a statement of teaching philosophy that explicitly addresses the position summary and incorporates a clear understanding of Loyola's Jesuit mission.

For more information about the department's mission, learning aims, and commitment to diversity, visit

The search committee is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to LUM's stated goal of equity and inclusion of the academic community. We seek a broad spectrum of candidates, including but not limited to women, people of color, persons with disabilities, sexual minorities, first-generation college students, those with non-traditional career paths, and those who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University's Jesuit mission and values. For more information about our values please visit:
With a newly established Office of Equity and Inclusion headed by our Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, we are committed to providing an environment where everyone can learn, grow, and thrive. Key efforts include faculty development programming, opportunities for learning (e.g., Diversity Reading Groups), investment in pedagogical resources for differential instruction (e.g., Fellows Programs), affinity faculty and staff groups, and following best practices for hiring. For a full list of benefits to working at Loyola University Maryland, please visit Please note that Loyola University Maryland is an institution that qualifies towards Public Service Loan Forgiveness programs.

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Employer Loyola University Maryland

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