Iowa State University Lecturer in Ames, Iowa

Special Instructions

Special Instructions Summary

Posting Details

Posting Number 800074

Working Title Lecturer

Advertised Employing Department Sociology

Appointment Type Faculty - Non-Tenure-Eligible

Base of Employment B - Faculty (9 Months)

Full or Part Time Part-Time

Pay Frequency Monthly

Proposed Start Date 8/16/2018 (fall) or 1/1/2019 (spring) or 5/16/2019 (summer)

Proposed End Date or Length of Term Appointment by semester, academic year, or summer term with the possibility of renewal

Number of Months Employed Per Year 9

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University seeks part-time Lecturers to teach undergraduate Sociology, Criminal Justice Studies and/or Women’s & Gender Studies courses for Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019 and/or Summer 2019. Courses assigned may be face-to-face instruction or online sections. Assigned courses, appointment fraction, and duration will depend on department/program needs.

Required Education and Experience

Master’s degree in Sociology, Criminology/Criminal Justice, Women’s and Gender Studies or related field.

College/University teaching experience or other teaching/instruction experience related to field.

Preferred Education and Experience

PhD in Sociology, Criminology/Criminal Justice, Women’s & Gender Studies or related field.

Demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education.

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Department/Program & College Description

The Sociology Department’s ( current and future research, teaching, and extension scholarship is centered on creating new knowledge and preparing the next generation of scientists, teachers, professionals, and citizens to apply sociological skills to societal challenges. The Department has a pedagogical mission to prepare undergraduate and graduate students with skills to launch professional careers that address the major challenges of society and engage in civic life as well-educated global citizens.

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program is centered on teaching, research, and outreach to the university campus, local community, and broader areas of society. The Program has a dynamic undergraduate program with a major and minor and a graduate minor and is located in the college of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The curriculum includes three areas of emphasis; 1) Communication and Cultural Representations, 2) Identities and Sexualities, and 3) Leadership and Social Justice. Additional information about the program is available at .

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Department Contact Name Andy Hochstetler

Department Contact Phone 515-294-2841

Department Contact Email

Department/Unit Website

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

This is a “pool” posting notice for which applications will be accepted and reviewed as needed based on departmental/program needs to cover course offerings.

Appointment fraction and duration will depend on departmental or program needs.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three References 4) Statement of Teaching Interests 5) Peer and/or Student Teaching Evaluations – Attach as Other Document(s) 1

To guarantee consideration please apply by: 5/30/2018 for Fall 2018 10/15/2018 for Spring 2019 2/1/2019 for Summer 2019

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Guaranteed Consideration Date 05/30/2018

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

Classification Information

University Title Lecturer - 1400

Salary Commensurate with qualifications

Job Category Faculty