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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Shenandoah University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2022

The College of Arts and Sciences at Shenandoah University is accepting applications for a faculty position (career contract, rank open) in Sociology. Shenandoah University is a comprehensive private institution located in the historic and scenic Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Virginia, approximately 70 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. The position is full-time and will start in August 2023; an on-campus, in-person presence is expected.


Candidates will be required to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses in sociology, from introductory to upper-level courses, including interdisciplinary studies and provide academic advising to sociology students. We are specifically interested in finding a dynamic and collaborative faculty member who will re-envision what sociology means within a diverse college of Arts and Sciences.

Required Skills


A doctoral degree in sociology or a closely related terminal degree by the start of the Fall 2023 semester, demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly and professional activities, and experience teaching undergraduate courses.

How to Apply :

Complete application submissions will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three current references who are in a position to know the applicant’s expertise, with at least one addressing teaching effectiveness and at least one to address research and scholarly activities, statement that addresses commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity, evidence of effective teaching (including student evaluations, if available), a complete description of scholarly activity, and copies of all college transcripts (official transcripts will be required of all finalists). The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

**Note: A pre-employment background check will be required as a condition of hire.

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical, mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

Salary Type
Not Applicable

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