Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology

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Bard CollegeVisiting Assistant Professor in SociologyBard College invites applications for a 2/3-time Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sociology for the 2019-2020 academic year, with the option to renew for a second academic year. The position would begin in Fall 2019. Substantive areas are open but preference will be given to candidates who can teach in one or more of the following areas: gender, sexuality, race & ethnicity, punishment, crime, deviance & social control, and/or the sociology of health and medicine. Responsibilities include teaching four courses over the year and the supervision of undergraduate senior theses. One course will be Introduction to Sociology; other courses must meet our departmental needs but will be tailored to the candidate’s interests and strengths.

Our program’s concern with issues of social inequality and justice lead us to invest in recruiting colleagues who demonstrate experience with and sensitivity to the needs of diverse student populations, holding a range of worldviews. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who intend to contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.

The successful candidate must hold or be near completion of a Ph.D. in sociology. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample of written work, and a teaching statement (including course syllabuses and student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation through at: Screening of applications will begin April 18, 2019 and will continue on a rolling basis until filled.

Bard College is a highly selective co-educational liberal arts college located in the Hudson Valley, 90 miles north of New York City. The undergraduate program has a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders. For more information on Bard, visit: and

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from individuals who contribute to our diversity.





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Posted: 6/14/2019
Application Due: 8/13/2019
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