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 College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs.
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