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.
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