Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

The Davidson College Department of Sociology invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professorship beginning July 1, 2019.  Successful candidates will teach 5 courses annually to fulfill needs in the Department: three different courses in areas of sociological expertise, and two different courses in theory, methods or statistics. Favorable consideration will be given to the candidate’s willingness to participate in departmental initiatives that support Sociology and to contribute to the College’s curriculum offering cross-listed courses in Africana Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies and/or substantive courses that satisfy the Justice, Equality and Community requirement. 

Travel and summer research funding are available.

Candidates should possess demonstrated teaching ability, outstanding academic qualifications, and an active research program. The Ph.D. degree should be in hand by July 1, 2019.

Apply online here.  Candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, summaries of teaching evaluations, 2-3 sample syllabi, graduate school transcript, and contact information of three professional referees.  Candidates should discuss in their statement of teaching philosophy how they would fulfill the needs of a diverse student body through inclusive pedagogy.  Direct inquiries to: Gerardo Martí, Chair of the Search Committee (gemarti@davidson.edu).

We will begin reviewing applications on January 11th, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.   

A top-tier highly selective liberal arts college in Davidson, N.C., twenty miles from Charlotte, Davidson College has a low student-faculty ratio and a collegial atmosphere honoring teaching and academic excellence. At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.