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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of the Pacific

Campus: Provost
Department: Department of Sociology
Posting Number: F00141
Full or Part Time: Full Time
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Open Until Filled: No
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Position Description:
The Department of Sociology at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a full-time, one-year teaching position as a Visiting Professor beginning mid-August 2018. A PhD in sociology or a related discipline is required by the time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes the option of receiving additional compensation for summer teaching. This position includes health, dental and vision benefits, as well as conference travel support during the academic year.

The successful candidate will teach six undergraduate courses over the academic year. The ability to teach in one or more of the following areas is preferred: Introduction to Sociology, Culture and Society, Deviant Behavior, Family and Marriage, Prejudice and Racism, Social Organizations, Social Services, Research Methods, Sex and Gender, and Criminology.

The department values diversity and appreciates the perspective that members of a diverse community can bring to enhance undergraduate learning. Qualified candidates should have demonstrated experience working with a diverse community of learners. For more information about Pacific's Sociology Department, visit: http://www.pacific.edu/Academics/Schools-and-Colleges/College-of-the-Pacific/Academics/Departments-and-Programs/Sociology.html

For full consideration, applications must be received by May 18, 2018.
Inquiries can be directed to the department chair, Ethel Nicdao [email protected]

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability.

Basic Qualifications:
A PhD in sociology or a related discipline is required by the time of appointment.

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Special Instructions:
Please note applicants will be required to upload the following documents to their online application: 1. Cover Letter including statement of teaching and research interests 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. One Sample Syllabus (please upload under “Other Document”) Additionally, applicants are required to provide complete contact information (name, email and phone #) for at least three references who will receive an email request to upload their letters of recommendation via PeopleAdmin.

Contact Information:
Ethel Nicdao, Department Chair

Contact Email: [email protected]

Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes
Minimum Number of References: 3
Maximum Number of References: 3

Background Check Statement:
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check

To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/11945

AA/EEO Policy Statement:
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability.

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Posted: 5/10/2018
Application Due: 7/2/2018
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