Instructor

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time


Job Description

The Department of Sociology at Virginia Tech, in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences invites applications for a one-year Instructor position to begin August 10, 2022. This position will provide undergraduate teaching support for the Department of Sociology in the area of Crime, Law, & Deviance.

Courses taught will include courses such as Sociology of Policing, Criminology, Systems of Justice, Drugs, Law, and Juvenile Delinquency. Candidates whose teaching and/or research focus on issues of power and inequalities in age, race, gender, social class, or rural/urban location in crime, law, & deviance are preferred.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology in hand by August 2022. The position requires a 4/4 teaching load. Candidates should be prepared to teach in person as well as using online modalities.

We seek dynamic and collaborative candidates who demonstrate excellent evidence of teaching and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Sociology Department is recognized for excellence in research, teaching, and community outreach. The department offers a degree in Sociology at the Bachelor, Masters, and PhD levels. Concentrations in Women and Gender Studies and Africana Studies are available in the PhD program.
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law: (http://www.vt.edu/about/equal-opportunity.html).

Applications must be submitted online on or before July 15th, 2022, at http://listings.jobs.vt.edu. The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and list of three references with email addresses. Questions should be directed to James Hawdon (hawdonj@vt.edu), Instructor Search Committee, 205A Norris Hall, 495 Old Turner Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Required Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology in hand by August 2022.

The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and list of three references with email addresses.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching and/or research focus on issues of power and inequalities in age, race, gender, social class, or rural/urban location in crime, law, & deviance

Appointment Type

Restricted

Review Date

July 15, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Mae Early-Wilmer at maeearly@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: May 17, 2022
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