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Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology

Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Posted Date
May 9, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Purdue University Fort Wayne ( seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology. Areas of expertise are open. This is a nine-month, full-time teaching position for the 2023 – 2024 academic year. The teaching load is four courses per semester. Applicants for the position should be prepared to teach multiple sections of an introductory course in Sociology and an upper-division course in their area of specialization. Opportunities to teach an interdisciplinary, team-taught topics course for the College of Liberal Arts also exists.   

Qualifications: Applicants must either hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or be “all but dissertation” (ABD) status towards obtaining their Ph.D. in Sociology by the start of the 2023 Fall Semester. The applicant must demonstrate relevant teaching experience.

Application Process: Application materials will be accepted immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. For greatest consideration of your application, please submit it by June 5, 2023. Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a 1- to 2-page teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three references to Candidates who are invited for a campus visit will deliver a 45- to 60-minute instructional presentation.

Purdue University Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. The Department of Anthropology and Sociology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching, and service/engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

A check of criminal conviction records will be made for employment in this position.  Position contingent on available funding. Purdue University Fort Wayne will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

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