Full-time Lecturer - Sociology

Medford, MA
Jan 24, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences


Full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

The Department of Sociology at Tufts University invites applications for the position of Full-time Lecturer, to begin September 1, 2018. The areas of expertise are open, and our teaching priorities include but are not limited to medical sociology, sociology of the family, self and society, sociology of culture, environmental sociology, and/or science and technology. Applicants who can teach across more than one field are of particular interest.

The position is for an initial one-year appointment, renewable upon successful review of the first year. The salary is competitive and determined by the Collective Bargaining Agreement for Full-time Lecturers: http://as.tufts.edu/documents/CBAfullTimeLecturers.pdf

Tufts University is a category I, highly selective research university and is located in the vibrant intellectual community of Boston. The teaching load for Full-time Lecturers is 3-3 or the equivalent, and we seek a candidate committed to teaching a highly motivated undergraduate student body.


The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in sociology or a related field and a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level.

Application instructions

All applications must be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/48398. Candidate application materials should include a cover letter stating qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and three confidential letters of recommendation that should be submitted by recommenders directly through Interfolio.

Review of applications will begin February 28, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please contact John LiBassi, Department Administrator for the Department of Sociology, at john.libassi@tufts.edu with any questions.

EEO Statement

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


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