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Job ID: 224751

Visiting Assistant Professor (Sociology)
Auburn University

Date Posted Oct. 31, 2023
Title Visiting Assistant Professor (Sociology)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Visiting Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Sociology - General

Job Description Summary

The Sociology Program within the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Auburn University invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology position beginning August 16, 2024. The course load is five classes over two semesters and is expected to include Introduction to Sociology, Criminology, and Methods of Social Research, as well as other topical courses such as Sentencing & Corrections, Juvenile Delinquency, Health and Society, etc. Applicants should address readiness to teach these courses in the cover letter.


Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate relevant teaching experience and be ABD in Sociology at the time employment begins.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills teaching Sociology courses are required.


Desired Qualifications

PhD in Sociology and relevant teaching experience at the time employment begins; demonstrated dynamic, innovative, and cutting-edge pedagogical skills at the time employment begins


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please be prepared to submit a cover letter (addressing readiness to teach courses mentioned in Job Description Summary), curriculum vita, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023 and will continue until a suitable candidate is chosen.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples”

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