Sociology-Visiting Assistant Professor

Colby College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Sociology-Visiting Assistant Professor Date: 01/12/2021 Three-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Colby College

The Department of Sociology at Colby College is hiring a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2021. Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college in a spectacular setting with a rich sociological history: it was here that Albion Small taught some of the first sociology courses in the country.

We are searching for an early career scholar with an excellent track record as a teacher and a robust research agenda. Areas of specialization are open. The ideal candidate will have ample experience with teaching—including course design—a record of success advising and mentoring individuals from groups under-represented in higher education, and will show evidence of research productivity and promise. The teaching load is 4 courses per academic year.

Review of completed applications will begin on February 19, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. A complete application must include: a curriculum vitae; letter of application that outlines the candidate’s research, teaching philosophy and teaching experience (demonstrating commitment to the value of diversity and to inclusive teaching); representative samples of scholarship; and three confidential letters of recommendation.

Materials must be submitted electronically to:

Candidates may be A.B.D., but Ph.D. must be in hand prior to July 1, 2021.

Questions about this search should be directed to:

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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