Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Colgate University in New York

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 20, 2013
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting position (with possibility of a second year) in sociology at the level of Assistant Professor, to commence in the Fall 2014 semester (Ph.D. expected by time of appointment).  Competitive candidates would have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Criminology and Deviance, Gender and Sexuality, Immigration, Medicine, and Urban Sociology.  Teaching duties will include Introduction to Sociology.  All Colgate University faculty are expected to participate in all-University programs, which includes the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.  Review of applications will begin February 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  All applications should include: a cover letter specifying the applicant's interest in the position and how that interest intersects with the applicant's teaching and research experiences, c.v., one article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation (ideally, at least one letter will address the candidate’s teaching qualifications).  All materials should be submitted through Colgate is a highly selective, liberal arts college located in central New York.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University’s educational mission. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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