Visiting Assistant Professor Sociology
Oglethorpe University - Atlanta, GA
The Division of Behavioral Sciences at Oglethorpe University welcomes
applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sociology
for academic year 2022-2023, beginning in August 2022. The teaching load will
be 7 courses/year, with service commitments to be negotiated. Ability to teach
one or more of the following courses is preferred: Introduction to Sociology,
Race and Ethnicity, Crime and Deviance. Candidates will also have the
opportunity to teach an elective course within their areas of specialization.
A Ph.D. in Sociology at the time of appointment is required.
Oglethorpe University is committed to having a workforce which reflects the
true diversity of the students we serve, and we encourage underrepresented
groups to apply. Preference is for a Ph.D. with teaching experience. To
receive full consideration, applications should include a cover letter, C.V.
that includes the names of 3 references, and evidence of teaching
effectiveness. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will
accept them until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be
sent to Dr. Justin Wise at email@example.com.
Oglethorpe was founded in 1835 as a small private liberal arts and sciences
university and continues to value a broad and personalized education. However,
we are different from other institutions of this type. We are in the diverse
and growing city of Atlanta and reflect that citys demographics and energy.
Our 1540 students represent 30 states and 20 countries, with a significant
population of first-generation college students (~30%). Oglethorpe ranks
among the top 15% of US colleges for diversity in ethnicity, socioeconomic
status, gender identity, disabilities, and geographic origin. Assured in the
belief that diversity and equity are key to Oglethorpes success, both the
strategic plan and EEOC statement express an institutional desire for our
employees to reflect the diversity of our student body and wider Atlanta
community we serve.
Oglethorpe University has entered an era of innovation, reinvigoration, and
growth with the opening of the $16M Turner Lynch Campus Center in 2013 and the
$22M Cousins Center for Science and Innovation in 2019. Renowned for its
groundbreaking Core program, Oglethorpe is a member of the Annapolis Group,
comprised of the nations most selective liberal arts institutions, and has
been named among U.S. News & World Reports Best Liberal Arts Colleges, Forbes
Americas Best Colleges, and Princeton Reviews Best Southeastern Colleges.
Website: www. oglethorpe.edu