University of Phoenix Sociology Undergrad Part-Time Faculty in Visalia, California


The candidate that is hired for this part-time position will be required to teach at our local campus in Visalia, CA. This is not a virtual or online course. Only candidates that are able to teach at this specific campus location should apply.

Did you know you could teach for our university without leaving your current job? At University of Phoenix, our flexible class schedules mean you can teach for us part-time without interrupting your full-time career. That’s because we want faculty members who are active in their fields and bring real-world experience to the classroom.

The University of Phoenix College of Humanities and Sciences offers undergraduate and certificate programs in communication, English, history, and sciences. These programs are developed based on industry standards and are designed to give students a deeper understanding of the world and help them build emotional intelligence skills — also known as soft skills — that today’s employers seek. A degree in humanities helps students gain critical-thinking, collaboration, written and oral communication, digital literacy and interpersonal skills that can be applied to any position in the workforce whereas a degree in science helps students gain highly valued technical skills along with critical social skills.



  1. As a faculty member you’ll be challenged with adding your professional expertise to instruct a curriculum which is centrally developed with specific learning objectives.

  2. Provide timely and detailed feedback on a weekly basis and offer student support via classroom, phone, and email.

  3. Utilize classroom learning system technology (provided by university), the Internet, and Microsoft Office software.

  4. Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.

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MUST meet one of the numbered pathways below, as well as any applicable clarifications stated, (including education, area of study and previous work experience, including minimum number of years and types of experience):

  1. Master’s degree or higher in Sociology or an equivalent discipline.

  2. Master's degree or higher in any area and a minimum of 18 graduate credits with a focus in Sociology.

Master’s Clarification:

  • In all cases faculty must have current within three (3) years relevant professional experience, post-secondary (college level) teaching and/or scholarship.


  • Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Equivalent discipline degree specializations, coursework, professional experience, teaching, or scholarship may include but are not limited to: Gender Studies, Global Studies, Ethnic Studies, Cultural Anthropology, and/o Race and Ethnicity.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.


Company University of Phoenix

Job Family Academic Affairs

Virtual Eligible No

Requisition ID 2017-8923

Position Type Part-Time