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** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified. Job Description Summary
The Department of Sociology at Wake Forest University is seeking to fill two full-time Visiting Assistant Professor positions for the 2023-2024 academic year with a contract start date of July 1, 2023. These one-year appointments carry a 3/3 teaching load, teaching mostly introductory courses. However, preference will be given to candidates who can also teach upper-level seminars in one of two departmental concentrations (social determinants of health; business and society) or courses in theory, statistics, and/or research methods. A Ph.D. in sociology is strongly preferred, but very advanced graduate students may also apply.Job Description:
These one-year appointments carry a 3/3 teaching load, teaching mostly introductory courses. However, preference will be given to candidates who can also teach upper-level seminars in one of two departmental concentrations (social determinants of health; business and society) or courses in theory, statistics, and/or research methods. A Ph.D. in sociology is strongly preferred, but very advanced graduate students may also apply.Candidates should submit a cover letter, student evaluations, course syllabi, names and contact details for three references, and a social justice statement that speaks to how the candidate has worked to reduce the impact of oppressive systems (i.e., white supremacy and racism, sexism, queer antagonism,disability antagonism, poverty, etc.) and/or to increase resources and opportunities for historically excluded groups in their research, teaching, and/or service, both in academia and the broader community. Send all materials via email to Professor Joseph A. Soares, Chair, Department of Sociology: firstname.lastname@example.org
. Evaluations of applications will begin on March 1 and continue until the position is filled.The Department of Sociology at Wake Forest University embraces the sociological tradition founded by W.E.B. Du Bois. We enjoy the highest percentage of URM and first-generation of any major in the college.Additional Job Description
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Wake Forest University is a highly ranked national university in the vibrant community of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Wake Forest University requires proof of full vaccination with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine for all positions posted on or after September 13, 2021. Wake Forest University requires that you provide satisfactory proof of full vaccination status to Human Resources within three days of your hire date. You must also maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status, as classified by the CDC, during your employment at Wake Forest University.
Consistent with federal, state and local law, Wake Forest University will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons unless providing an accommodation would result in an undue hardship to the University.
If you seek an accommodation from the vaccination requirement for disability- or religious-based reasons, you should contact Human Resources.
New employees who are hired into positions posted prior to September 13, 2021, offers of employment made to new employees prior to that date, and employees for positions at Graylyn Conference Center are generally exempt from the vaccination requirement unless the employee’s position is otherwise subject to a vaccination requirement due to the essential components of the position as described in Policy.Time Type Requirement
Full timeIn order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.