Instructor/Assistant Professor of Sociology


The Social Sciences Department at Tusculum University invites applicants for, depending on credentials, an instructor or assistant professor position in Sociology for classes offered online and/or on our residential campus. Teaching assignments to include introductory and advance classes in the discipline. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners; demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion and the creation of culturally-responsive learning environments; and exhibit a mastery of their specific discipline.

Review of candidates will begin immediately. Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by May 22, 2023 at 5:00 PM.



Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Sociology or other relevant field. Candidates must have a mastery of technological competencies and teaching and advising strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies. Terminal degree and teaching experience strongly preferred.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Applications accepted until May 22, 2023
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, name and contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (located at the top of the web page electronically to Attn: Sociology Instructor.