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Social Science (History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences)

Position:

Adjunct

Starting Date:

Open

Summary:

The Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences regularly relies on experienced and dedicated part-time professionals to teach the following courses in its curriculum.  Instructors are compensated on a per course basis.

In an effort to find and employ the best qualified faculty, the department maintains an open and rolling application process designed to identify a group of the most highly qualified individuals who may be called upon to teach as the need arises.  Individuals whose initial application materials indicate a potential fit with the department’s needs and the University’s mission will be invited for an interview with the department and, in some cases, a classroom teaching demonstration.   Upon completion of this process, successful candidates will be informed of concrete teaching needs and timetables by the department chair.  While applicants are welcome to submit materials at any time, hiring decisions are generally made in September and April for the following semester. 

Courses:

Position Description

SOC202: Problems in Society
- The nature and treatment of social problems such as race, population, crime, mental illness.

  • To study social problems from a sociological perspective.
  • To identify and assess the three major schools of thought within sociology–functionalismconflict theory, and symbolic interactionism – and their application to societal issues.
  • To explore the contribution of sociological theories of social problems through the lens of the Christian faith.

SOC340: The Sociology of Gender - The course focuses on perceptions of gender and uses sociological analysis to examine issues related to male/female interaction and identity. Theoretical perspectives will be explored along with a focus on gender roles. A section on media representations of masculinity and femininity will also be included.

 

Qualifications:

  • At least a master's level education in the discipline
  • Commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning in the academic discipline

About Malone University:

Malone is a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, offering 41 majors, 42 minors, and 11 graduate programs.  Nationally, Malone University is ranked in the top four percent of colleges and universities in career outcomes, top 10 (#9) best online financial aid packages, and top 50 (#30) most affordable Christian colleges.  Regionally, U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2015 ranks Malone University among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest in the category Regional Universities, and to its list of best online bachelor's programs.  Statewide, Malone appears on the list of colleges offering the best lifetime return on investment in Ohio.  Malone University has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as a military-friendly school by Victory Media, and as one of Northeast Ohio's top workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

About the Department:

Learn more about the History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences

How to Apply:

In an effort to find and employ the best qualified faculty, the department maintains an open and rolling application process designed to identify a group of the most highly qualified individuals who may be called upon to teach as the need arises. Individuals whose initial application materials indicate a potential fit with the department's needs and the University's mission will be invited for an interview with the department and, in some cases, a classroom teaching demonstration. Upon completion of this process, successful candidates will be informed of concrete teaching needs and timetables by the department chair. While applicants are welcome to submit materials at any time, hiring decisions are generally made in September and April for the following semester.

Application Materials should include:

Send application materials to:

Malcolm Gold, Chair, Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44709



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