Visiting Assistant Professor Sociology

Oglethorpe University

United States

May 31, 2022

Description

Visiting Assistant Professor Sociology

Job Details

Job Location

Oglethorpe University - Atlanta, GA

Position Type

Full-Time Faculty

Education Level

Doctoral

Job Category

Education

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 jwise@oglethorpe.edu.

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

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