Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Sociology

Wheaton College Illinois
Wheaton, IL

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Position: Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Sociology Location: Wheaton, IL
Job Id: 737 # of Openings: 1 The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Wheaton College seeks applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Sociology to start in Fall 2022. We seek a colleague dedicated to engaging undergraduate instruction in a liberal arts setting. Areas of specialization are open. Expertise in and ability to teach research methods, social class, race and ethnicity, and/or gender will help address teaching needs in our two disciplines. Faculty are expected to teach 6 courses a year including introductory courses in both disciplines. Preference will be given to those with a PhD in hand in sociocultural anthropology, sociology, or significantly related discipline and some teaching experience. ABD will be considered. This position is contingent on sabbatical funding and may be renewable twice contingent on funding. Send a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest, including a brief description of teaching philosophy, by email to Brian Miller, Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, at [email protected] Complete application materials will be requested from eligible candidates. Review of applicants will begin in October and continue until the position is filled.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit

Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


Wheaton College is an explicitly Christian, academically rigorous, fully residential liberal arts college and graduate school located in the Chicago area. Established in 1860 in Wheaton, Illinois, Wheaton is guided by its original mission to provide excellence in Christian higher education, and offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, and 18 graduate degrees in various fields of study.

Located 25 miles west of Chicago, IL, Wheaton College, founded in 1860, is a four year private, residential, academically rigorous interdenominational Christian liberal arts College that “serves Jesus Christ and advances His Kingdom through excellence in liberal arts and graduate programs that educate the whole person to build the church and benefit society worldwide.”

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