University of Hawai’i at Hilo, Instructor of Sociology (#82821)

Position Description
UH-Hilo, College of Arts & Sciences, non-tenure-track, general funds, full-time, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

Teach courses in Sociology (12 credits per semester). Provide academic advising to students. Engage in scholarly activities, and/or creative endeavors which contribute to the mission of the University. Participate in department, academic, university and community service.

Minimum Qualifications
ABD in Sociology (or Master’s in Sociology with ABD/PhD in a closely related field such as Social Work) from an accredited college or university with expected completion by start of employment. Experience teaching or description of ability to teach CORE sociology courses such as Introductory Sociology, Social Statistics, and/or Social Research Methods. Experience or interest/expertise in teaching at least two courses relevant to the applied sociology focus of the Department. Documented evidence of the development of research skills with potential for scholarly activity.

Desirable Qualifications
Scholarship or experience teaching (or description of ability to teach) at least two courses in one or more of the following areas: social problems; social organizations; social welfare/human services; public health or healthcare systems; applied or clinical sociology; social stratification. Evidence of scholarly productivity. Experience and/or interest in teaching in multiple modalities (i.e. online, face to face, hybrid, etc). Experience in teaching diverse student populations with interest in developing pedagogical skills to continue to do so.

Applications (How to Apply)
For application instructions and to submit an application, please visit NEOGOV ( and search for #82821 or Instructor of Sociology. Please be sure to review the full job posting before applying. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Inquiries (General)
Dr. Lindy Hern, 808-932-7119; and Dr. Ellen Meiser, 808-932-7120; Please refer to position #82821 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline
Continuous recruitment until filled. Review of applications will begin on or about January 8, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Important Information
The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV (