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Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).

Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice

Two-year Pool for Temporary Instructor, Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is seeking dynamic teachers for a two-year pool of temporary instructors for sociology, social work, and criminal justice courses.  Our full-time course load is 12 credits (4 courses per semester; maximum of three preparations).  The department has 16 full-time faculty and approximately 400+ majors.

A Master’s Degree in related field is required. For social work, two years post-master’s practice experience is also required. A doctorate in sociology, social work, or criminal justice and college level teaching experience are preferred.  Also, a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations preferred.  Finalists for a specific position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process and/or teaching demonstration as judged by department faculty.     Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the department.

Terms of employment may include temporary, part-time/full-time positions.

Appointment dates are on an as needed basis within the two year duration of the temp pool.

Salary is instructor level.

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and three current letters of reference to:  Dr. Kelly Roth, Temporary Pool Chair, Bloomsburg University, Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice, 400 E Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA  17815.  Prior to final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and criminal background check.  The University encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer.

Deadline to be admitted to the pool is June 30, 2020.

Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact: Title IX Coordinator, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Warren Student Services Center, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815; Phone: 570-389-4529; Email:

Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East – Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: 215-656-6010; Fax: 215-656-6020.