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Visiting Assistant Professor - Sociology

Davidson College
Davidson, North Carolina
Date posted
Jan 2, 2024

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The Sociology department at Davidson College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2024. Substantive areas are open, but there is a need to teach statistics and/or quantitative methods. The successful candidate will teach five courses each year. New Sociology courses and potential contributions to Davidson College's interdisciplinary programs (including Africana Studies, East Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle East Studies, and South Asian Studies) will be viewed favorably. Candidates are expected to be highly committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. Experience teaching undergraduates is strongly preferred. Ph.D. in Sociology should be in hand by June 30, 2024.


Consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity.


Please apply online at Davidson's Career Site. The following materials are required: cover letter; curriculum vitae; sample syllabi of courses applicant is prepared to offer; and a diversity statement. Later in the process, you will be asked to submit the names and contact information for three references who will be solicited for letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on February 5 and continue until the position is filled. All application materials should be submitted online through the Davidson website. Direct inquiries to Gayle Kaufman, Chair of the Search Committee (


At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origin.

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