Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Sociology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-31-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Department of Sociology seeks to fill non-tenure track Assistant Professor, General Faculty position(s) during the 2017-2018 academic year. The initial one year appointment may be renewable for an additional year contingent upon funding, satisfactory performance, and departmental teaching needs. A teaching load of 2-2 or 2-3 is anticipated based on need, and compensation will take the form of salary with benefits. Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, Sociology of Health and Illness, Medical Sociology, Crime and Deviance, Environmental Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Inequality, Cities and Urban Sociology. Applicants must be on track to earn a PhD by June 15, 2017 at the time of application and must hold a PhD in Sociology or related field by the appointment start date of July 25, 2017. Applications will be considered beginning April 21, 2017.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (, and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and complete contact information for three professional references. Search on posting 0620612.

Questions regarding this position or the online application process should be directed to:
Katherine Shiflett

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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