Assistant Professor of Sociology in Sociological Theory Description The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is conducting a tenure track search for an Assistant Professor of Sociology to begin in the Fall 2020.
We seek a colleague who specializes in sociological theory, maintains an exciting research agenda, and is dedicated to teaching undergraduate students in a liberal arts context.
Swarthmore College is committed to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices.
We actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with a demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society and world.
Racial minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Located in the suburbs of Philadelphia and near Wilmington DE, Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility.
Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.
Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more information on Faculty Diversity and Excellence at Swarthmore, see http://www.swarthmore.edu/faculty-diversity-excellence/information-candidates-new-faculty Qualifications Areas of specialization are open.
PhD in hand and some teaching experience preferred.
Faculty members are expected to teach four courses per year that span the department’s curriculum.
The person who occupies this position should expect to teach one or two foundational theory courses each year, one or two courses that rotate among or are shared by the faculty, for example, Foundations in Sociology (our introductory course) and Thesis Writers Master Class (our seminar for seniors), and one or two courses in topical areas of expertise.
Application Instructions Address cover letter to Professor Farha Ghannam, Department Chair.
Upload cover letter and application materials including, CV, and statements on teaching philosophy and research.
Apply at: apply.interfolio.com/64280 The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Keywords: Sociology - Assistant Professor, Location: Swarthmore, PA - 19081