Dutchess Community College — Full Time Tenure-Track Faculty, Sociology

About Dutchess Community College:
With a new strategic plan laser-focused on student success, a commitment to closing the achievement gap and a recently ratified multi-year faculty and professional staff contract, Dutchess Community College has undergone a transformation that builds on past successes while positioning the institution to lead into the future.

Located in the heart of New York’s beautiful and historic mid-Hudson Valley, just 90 minutes north of New York City, DCC is part of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the country. A winner of the 2015 HEED Award for inclusiveness, DCC is dedicated to respecting individuality, embracing diversity and partnering with the community to achieve shared goals. The College welcomes applications from faculty and staff who share and are anxious to support the institution’s values of Excellence, Access, Diversity, Collaboration and Accountability, and who are passionate about engaging with both students and the community.

Job Description:
The Department of Behavioral Sciences at Dutchess Community College invites applications for faculty positions in Sociology. These openings are tenure track positions with an expected start date in August of 2017.

The position openings are for Sociologists to primarily teach Social Problems while also working collaboratively with other full-time faculty to advance Service Learning opportunities throughout the Department’s Social Problems curriculum. Other lower and upper level courses may be assigned in program areas as needed. We are looking for individuals with a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring, and advising community college students.

Master’s degree in sociology (or closely related field) is required. Community college teaching experience and a doctoral degree in sociology from a regionally accredited institution is preferred.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with or teaching community college students and to those with an understanding and appreciation of the role of the community college in higher education. Preferred candidates will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role of assessment in course and program development. Candidates should have some experience using instructional technology in classroom or online adaptations, and a willingness to adopt new and emerging technologies. A commitment to diversity and an understanding of how diversity impacts learning and instruction is strongly preferred.

Additional Information:
Faculty positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between Dutchess Community College and Dutchess United Educators (DUE). Review of applications will begin in January and will continue until the positions are filled. In order to receive full consideration, documents should be received by February 13, 2017.

Application Instructions:
Applicants for these positions should submit a current resume/CV and a cover letter detailing a proven ability to enhance student success, an understanding of working with a diverse population of students and colleagues, and a commitment to engaging with community partners to achieve shared goals.

To apply, go to www.sunydutchess.edu/employment

Applications from minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others are encouraged (AA/EOE).


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