Sociology & Anthropology: Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology - 000080S
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Richmond invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor position in Sociology to begin August 2022. This is a non-tenure track appointment, annually renewable for up to three years, contingent upon performance, budget, and continued need. The teaching load is six courses for the academic year.
We seek applicants whose specializations complement those of existing faculty members in sociology and who are able teach Introduction to Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Quantitative Research Methods, as well as courses in their area of expertise. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Sociology in addition to demonstrated teaching excellence with a strong commitment to pedagogy that values diversity and inclusivity.
The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With approximately 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 90% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students “to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.”
The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the department and its programs, please see https://socanth.richmond.edu/.
Applicants should apply online at http://jobs.richmond.edu or by contacting Dr. Matthew Oware, Professor of Sociology at [email protected] and submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and teaching statement. The teaching statement should articulate the candidate’s teaching philosophy, interests, and future professional development goals as well as involvement in and commitment to inclusive pedagogy. Candidates for this position may be asked, at a later date, to provide transcripts and the names and contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Matthew Oware, Professor of Sociology ([email protected]).