George Fox University - Faculty
  • 09-Sep-2020 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Sociology
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

George Fox University announces a part-time, adjunct instructor position in Sociology, to begin in January 2021. The successful candidate will teach up to 3 courses (listed below) in the spring semester of 2021 (1/11/21- 4/30/21) in the format of face-to-face or hybrid classes. In the cover letter, applicants should indicate which course(s) they are applying for. If necessary, the lecture times can be adjusted to suit the adjunct's schedule.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching SOCI 310 (Cultural Anthropology) on Tuesday and Thursday from 12 to 1:15 pm in the spring (1/11/21 - 4/30/21)
  • Teaching SOCI 339 (Restorative Justice) on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 1 to 1:50 pm in the spring (1/11/21 - 4/30/21)
  • Teaching SOCI 380 (Race and Ethnicity) on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 12 to 12:50 pm in the spring (1/11/21 - 4/30/21)


  • Master's degree in Sociology or a related field preferred.
  • An applicant who holds a bachelor's degree in Sociology or a related field combined with graduate-level course work or experience in local government, law enforcement, or religious education will be considered.
  • Teaching experience at the college level preferred.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.
  • Candidates must have legal authority to permanently work in the U.S.

Application Procedures - kindly apply only through this website

When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  • Faith and learning essay*

 Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process. Review of applications will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.    

Questions may be directed to: Young-IL Kim, Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology,


*INTEGRATION OF FAITH AND LEARNING ESSAY George Fox University is committed to the idea that one of the primary responsibilities of Christian higher education is to help students develop a uniquely Christian worldview. As teachers and mentors, it is important for George Fox University faculty members to integrate Christian faith and principles in all aspects of their lives. As an essential part of the application process, the University will carefully consider your response to the following: In a one-page essay (about 300 words) describe your personal Christian faith, as well as how your faith informs your teaching, scholarship, and service (including service and leadership in your church and/or in Christian ministries)

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