Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary
Also called: Assistant Professor, Professor, Sociology Instructor, Sociology Professor
What they do:Teach courses in sociology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
On the job, you would:
- Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
- Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
- Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as race and ethnic relations, measurement and data collection, and workplace social relations.
Math and Science
- sociology and anthropology
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- philisophy and religion
Education and Training
- teaching and course design
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- talking to others
- reading work related information
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- teaching people how to do something
- understanding people's reactions
- communicate by speaking
- communicate by writing
Ideas and Logic
- use rules to solve problems
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Analytical Thinking
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Computer based training software
- Blackboard Learn
Word processing software
- Collaborative editing software
- Google Docs