Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Virginia Tech invites applications for three full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track instructor positions in the Department of Sociology for the 2021-2022 academic year. Teaching load will be four courses each semester. Applicants must have teaching experience and be willing and able to teach a variety of courses in sociology and/or criminology.

Applicants who can teach any of the following courses are preferred: Introductory Sociology, Social Problems, Sociological Research Methods, and advanced undergraduate courses in sociology and/or criminology.

The Department of Sociology grants the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in sociology and an undergraduate major in criminology. The Department of Sociology is the academic home of the Center for Race and Social Policy Research and the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree in sociology or criminology in hand at the start of appointment

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in sociology or criminology

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

May 14, 2021

Additional Information

Applications must be submitted online on or before May 7, 2021 at (posting # 515787). The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and list of three references with email addresses. Questions should be directed to Liesel Ritchie (, Instructor Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Virginia Tech, 560 McBryde Hall (0137), 225 Stanger St., Blacksburg VA 24061.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Samantha Schaller at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: April 16, 2021
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