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Adjunct Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in teaching for us. We have ongoing needs for adjuncts but assignments to courses varies semester by semester. The Department of Sociology  invites interested applicants to complete the Google form below to be informed when positions become available. We are dedicated teachers with a passion for engaging students to support our existing undergraduate curriculum and broaden our cumulative fields of expertise. Adjunct faculty are non-tenure track, contract-based faculty, who have opportunities for salary enhancement through summer courses.

Minimum qualifications

A master’s degree in Sociology or a very closely related field  and two years of teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications

A doctoral degree in Sociology or a very closely related field  AND two years of teaching experience.


Adjunct professors are compensated based on the number of credits taught in a given semester. Compensation is further broken down by Step 1 and Step 2 pay grade. All adjunct faculty are initially classified as Step 1 and automatically progress to Step 2 after completing their third semester of actively teaching for the department. Adjuncts who do not possess a doctoral degree are ineligible from progressing to Step 2. Each semester, the department issues Letters of Appointment (LOA) to adjunct faculty, which reflect classes/credits taught and the total amount of pay.

Pay grade by step

  • Step 1 pay/credit – $1,159
  • Step 2 pay/credit – $1,201

High-enrollment bonus

  • 70 students or more +$50/credit
  • 100 students or more +$100/credit
  • 130 students or more +$150/credit

Adjunct Professor Application

Please complete the fields below and upload supporting documents to be considered for an adjunct professor position in The Department of Sociology

    Refer to our undergraduate course catalog for details regarding specific courses:
  • Please provide a summary of your qualifications and explain why you believe that you will be a good fit for this position.
  • Max. file size: 10 MB.
    Please upload a current Curriculum Vitae or resume.
  • Please provide names and contact information for three professional references.