Assistant Professor of Sociology - Global and Transnational Sociology (Tenure-track)

DePauw University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time

The 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 2023. A Ph.D. in sociology (by the time of appointment) is preferred; ABD also will be considered at the rank of Instructor. The successful candidate will have an innovative research agenda and teaching experience related to global and transnational sociology. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to one or more additional departmental areas including social movements; social justice; refugee and migration studies; political sociology; economic sociology; and the sociology of labor and work. Candidates should be willing to develop syllabi that 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 University is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,600 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 185 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 an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices. Please see this profile for more information about DePauw University.

Application Instructions

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). Candidates should be able to demonstrate, in application materials, a commitment to fostering an engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, which promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications begins October 1, 2022 and continues until filled. Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Sociology & Anthropology Department, Lydia Marshall, at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePauw University, in affirmation of its commitment to excellence, endeavors to provide equal opportunity for all individuals in its hiring, promotion, compensation and admission procedures. Institutional decisions regarding hiring, promotion, compensation and admission will be based upon a person’s qualifications and/or performance without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, gender, gender identity or gender expression, except where religion, gender, or national origin is a bona fide occupational qualification.

DePauw University’s goals and commitments are best served if the institution reflects the diversity of our society; hence, DePauw seeks diversity in all areas and levels of employment and abides by all local, state and federal regulations concerning equal employment opportunities. The University admits, hires and promotes individuals upon their qualities and merits.

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