University of Puget Sound
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology (Globalization, Work and Economic Sociology)
Full-time, one-year visiting professor position in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology; begins fall term 2014.
Sociologist with expertise in the study of Globalization, Sociology of Work, and/or Economic Sociology. The candidate is expected to teach Introduction to Sociology; Power & Inequality; and Work, Culture, & Globalization. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach Social Theory and/or Research Methods.
Ph.D. (ABD considered) in Sociology. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by start of appointment. We seek a candidate with a commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education.
Compensation and Benefits:
Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices--services/human-resources/overview-of-university-benefit/.
Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than December 15, 2013 to ensure consideration. Review of applications will be begin on December 15 and continue until position is filled.
Please submit curriculum vitae when prompted to upload required documents during the application process. To attach additional documents to your application, submit your application and proceed to the “My Career Tools” link on the top of your Careers Home page. Add each required attachment under “Cover Letters and Attachments.” Applications submitted without these documents requested below will not be considered:
- Curriculum vitae
- Letter of Interest
- Teaching statement
- Research statement
- Writing sample
- Teaching evaluations
- Unofficial transcripts
- Three (3) letters of reference
Please arrange to have letters of reference sent electronically to the search committee at Sociology2013@pugetsound.edu.
All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry.
Commitment to Diversity: Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. Please view the University Diversity Statement.
About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.
How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit: www.pugetsound.edu/employment
As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA