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SOC 323

SOC 323 - Juvenile Delinquency

  • Term: Spring 2020
  • College: College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Department:  Liberal Studies

The Department of Sociology at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for Spring 2020 to teach SOC 323 – Juvenile Delinquency.  The course meets on Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:50pm at the CSUSM Temecula campus.

SOC 323:

An examination through multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives of the nature of juvenile delinquency and its causes. Choices in treatment, prevention, and control of delinquents in different historical and cultural contexts, and variations in policies affecting juvenile justice systems across nations.

Minimum qualifications:

  • A master's degree or terminal degree in the area of instruction or a closely related field.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching (this language must be included in the preferred qualifications).


To apply, please submit the following to

Timeline:  A review of applications will begin on December 11, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. 

The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit  for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks.  An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form.  Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.