Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Coe College
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Feb 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology. The successful candidate will be a Sociologist with an interest in sociological theory, and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. This is exclusively a teaching position, with the teaching load being 2/3; the position does include healthcare benefits.

 The candidate must be prepared to teach the Sociological Theory course (junior level class dealing with classical and contemporary perspectives), several sections of Introductory Sociology and at least one other upper level course in the candidate’s area of specialization that will contribute to the Sociology major at Coe College. The College strongly values a commitment to a student-centered approach and a multicultural perspective in teaching. Ph.D. preferred, although we would consider hiring an ABD candidate at the Instructor level. Candidates who can provide evidence of successful teaching will be strongly preferred.

 Please submit a letter of application (including a proposed list of course offerings), curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, diversity statement, evidence of teaching excellence, a syllabus for an undergraduate course, and three letters of recommendation to

 Review of applications will begin on March 10, and will continue until the position is filled.

 Coe College is a selective, private, nationally recognized four-year coeducational liberal arts institution that has provided a superior education for students in a residential setting since 1851. With 1,400 students, Coe’s attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a metropolitan area of 175,000 people, providing a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.

 Coe is committed to increasing the diversity of its campus community and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.