Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Posting Number: F0118
Faculty Rank: Visiting
Status: Awaiting Approval
Classification: Anticipated Length of Appointment:
Special area(s) of assignment (teaching/research/administration): Will teach 6 courses during academic appt
Willamette University invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sociology for the 2017-2018 academic year to begin in August 2017 (with a possibility for renewal).
Teaching load is three courses per semester. The successful candidate must have a PhD, though ABD candidates will also be considered.
This position is eligible for medical and dental benefits.
This position is not eligible for any Visa or employment sponsorship.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Additional Information/About the Department:
Willamette University is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong and collegial Sociology Department and a record of substantial support and mentoring of new faculty. In other words, we will listen to and provide feedback on your job talk and job materials and cover your classes while you attend interviews for a tenure-track position.
To learn more about the department, faculty, staff and students visit www.willamette.edu/cla/sociology.
Founded in 1842, as the first University in the West, Willamette takes full advantage of its location in the heart of the Willamette Valley, in Salem, across the street from the state capitol, and a one-hour drive from Portland, Eugene, the Oregon Coast and the Cascade Mountains. The 72-acre campus consists of an undergraduate college of liberal arts together with professional schools in law and business management. To learn more about Willamette University, visit http://www.willamette.edu
Domestic Partner Benefits: This employer offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees.
Discrimination Policy: This employer prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Willamette is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.
Substantive areas are open but preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses on Gender, Sexualities, and Families. Other courses must meet our departmental needs but will be tailored to the candidate’s interests and strengths. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to active learning.
The successful candidate must have a PhD, though ABD candidates will also be considered.
Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to active learning.
Thank you for considering an academic position within Willamette University (WU). Please note that you will need to create an account in order to apply, if this is your first time applying online with WU.
The following materials will need to be uploaded as part of your online application:
• Cover letter that speaks specifically to your teaching philosophy and discusses how you might contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values,
• Curriculum Vitae
• Names of three references we may contact.
Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until July 15th, 2017.
Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Assistant Professor Janet Lorenzen, at email@example.com.
Open Date: 06/16/2017
Open Until Filled:
Apply online at https://jobs.willamette.edu/postings/2381
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.