Sociology - Visiting Faculty Position (1-year)

Sociology - Visiting Faculty Position (1-year)
Date:  11/13/2012
Colby College invites applications for a visiting faculty position in Sociology, beginning September 1, 2013. Some preference to candidates with the Ph.D.; we also welcome applications from ABD candidates.

The successful candidate will teach four courses, two each semester including: one section of introductory sociology, a required course in qualitative research methods, and sociology of families. The additional course should broaden and complement existing departmental course offerings. Evidence of teaching experience is required.

A complete application must include:
  • curriculum vitae
  • letter of application including statements on educational philosophy
  • teaching experience, and research interests
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness including course evaluations, if available
  • a representative sample of current scholarship, and
  • three letters of recommendation
Please send materials electronically to, attention: Teresa Arendell, Chair, Sociology Search Committee, Colby College, 4710 Mayflower Hill, Waterville ME 04901.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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