Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
POSITION: The Department of Sociology at Franklin and Marshall College invites applications for a visiting position beginning Fall semester 2018. The position may be renewable for an additional year contingent on teaching performance and administrative approval. Appointment will be at the rank of Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor depending on qualifications. The core specialty area for this position is social psychology. Other teaching areas are open, but candidates with specialties that do not overlap with those of existing faculty will have preference.
Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual's record of working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will consider experience overcoming or helping others to overcome barriers to academic success.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate in Sociology. Teaching experience is required. Teaching load is 5 courses per year.
APPLICATION: Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/49058. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), teaching and research statements, teaching evaluations, and a sample social psychology syllabus. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to Interfolio by recommenders. Applications received by March 12 will be given full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at 717-358-3995.
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