Assistant Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology & Anthropology at DePauw University invites applications
for a tenure-track position in sociology at the rank of Assistant
Professor to begin in August 2022. A Ph.D. in sociology (by the
time of appointment) is required. The successful candidate will
have an innovative research agenda and teaching experience in the
sociology of race and ethnicity. We are especially interested in
candidates who can contribute to one or more additional
departmental areas including global/comparative, law and criminal
justice reform, migration, social movements, protests, and urban
sociology. Candidates should be willing to develop syllabi, which
engage and emphasize these areas. We seek candidates with
pedagogical commitments to racial and social justice.
Candidates must be able to contribute to teaching all sociology
core courses including introductory sociology, social theory,
research methods both quantitative and qualitative, and senior
seminar. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts
environment and evidence of effective teaching are essential along
with an ongoing commitment to inclusive pedagogy and high-impact
practices in teaching and learning. This position includes employee
health and retirement benefits, mentoring, and faculty development
funding. The teaching responsibilities include three courses per
semester, in addition to a half-credit course taught every third
year during DePauw’s January or May term.
DePauw is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts
university dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented,
motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around
the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of
the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years,
DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and
social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success.
Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of
Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges
Association. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs,
which can help the candidate maintain an active research agenda and
improve their pedagogy. DePauw also has an ongoing commitment to
diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable
and inclusive practices.
Applications should be submitted through Interfolio and include:
cover letter, CV, one-page teaching philosophy, one-page research
statement, contact information for three references, sample course
syllabi, course evaluations, and a copy of graduate transcript(s).
In application materials, candidates should demonstrate a
commitment to fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and
experiences, in order to promote an inclusive environment in the
classroom and at the University. Review of applications begins
October 1, 2021 and continues until filled. Questions may be
directed to the Chair of the Sociology & Anthropology
Department, Alicia Suarez, at email@example.com.
In support of DePauw University's mission and values, we welcome
applications from members of underrepresented groups. DePauw
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or
any other federal, state, or local protected class.