Lecturer in Sociology

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Waltham, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: PartTime

The Department of Sociology at Brandeis University seeks an instructor for SOC 179a, Sociology of Drugs in America, 4 credit course in Fall 2024. This course is an undergraduate course that examines sociological approaches to pressing contemporary debates and dilemmas surrounding drugs in contemporary America, including the opioid crisis. The class meets on T/TH 3:55-5:15pm. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and CV. The deadline for first consideration is Wednesday, May 29, 2024. This appointment is to a position that is in a collective bargaining unit represented by SEIU Local 509.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Diversity, equity and inclusion are important values at Brandeis today and always have been for they are rooted in our founding as an institution. These values serve as a reminder for self-reflection, and a continuous call to grow for us as Brandeisans.  Founded as a model institution for ethnic and religious pluralism, Brandeis University welcomes students, faculty, and staff of all nationalities, religions, and orientations.  Moreover, social justice is central to the mission of Brandeis, which endeavors to foster a just and inclusive campus culture that embraces the evolving diversity of our larger society.  Read more online about our Mission and Diversity Statements at Brandeis Mission and Diversity Statements.

If you are interested in a role and have relevant experience but your work history does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we nevertheless encourage you to apply.

Closing Statement

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.

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