VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN SOCIOLOGY
VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Sociology Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology with an emphasis on criminal justice.
The Whitworth Sociology Department’s mission is to prepare students with the skills to describe, explain, interpret, and make a difference in social life. The department equips students to promote well-being in the arenas of social life around them and encourages students to explore the relationships between sociology and faith. To these ends, students are expected to master the substantive content of sociology and its methods of research and data analysis, to develop an ideal vision of social life as informed by sociology and their deepest convictions, and to be prepared to advance that vision through a career and social engagement. The faculty is committed to providing excellence in teaching, scholarship and mentoring, and to modeling community engagement through research, writing, consultation, and service.
PRIMARY TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES:
The anticipated full-time load will consist primarily of teaching undergraduate courses in the Criminal Justice major including course such as Deviance, Policing, Crime and the Media, Courts and Corrections, and Delinquency.
The Sociology department at Whitworth University values diversity of background and experience. We seek scholars who enjoy collaborating with undergraduate students on applied research projects and who seek the challenge of inspiring students to reach their full potential. We believe that teachers with diverse backgrounds and experiences make our program stronger and provide better outcomes for our students.
STARTING DATE: FALL 2021
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or ABD in Sociology, Criminal Justice, Criminology or related field.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
To see full position description, and to apply please visit: www.whitworth.edu/facultycareers.
Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our Christ-centered commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.
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