Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 02, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Swarthmore College invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology starting in the fall of 2021.

We seek applicants who specialize in critical race theory, race in a global context, and/or global black communities.
They will be responsible for teaching 4 courses a year, one of which may include advising senior theses. Teaching responsibilities may include “Introduction to Race & Ethnicity in the United States” and “Introduction to Black Studies” for the interdisciplinary program in Black Studies. The successful candidate will also be a member of the steering committee for the program in Black Studies.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in sociology in hand by August 2021, an exciting research agenda, and dedication to teaching undergraduate students in a liberal arts context.

Swarthmore College is committed to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. We actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with a demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society and world. Racial minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Located in the suburbs of Philadelphia and near Wilmington DE, Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information on Faculty Diversity and Excellence at Swarthmore, see http://www.swarthmore.edu/faculty-diversity-excellence/information-candidates-new-faculty

Please submit a cover letter that includes your teaching philosophy and an up to date CV by March 15, 2021. Please address any questions you may have to Farha Ghannam, Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at fghanna1@swarthmore.edu.

Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/83633