Sociology - Visiting Assistant Professor (1-year term)

  • DePauw University
  • Greencastle, IN
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Anthropology & Sociology

Job Description

DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, IN

Open Date: Mar 17, 2021


The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at DePauw University invites applications for a one-year teaching position in Sociology beginning in August 2021. This opportunity is available to those with a Ph.D in Sociology; ABD will be considered at the rank of Instructor. This position includes a six-course, on-campus teaching assignment (three per semester), employment benefits, faculty development funding, presentation opportunities, and mentoring. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment and evidence of effective and inclusive teaching are essential.

The candidate's area of research and teaching expertise is open to all sociological sub-disciplines. Candidates must be able to teach our introductory sociology course, sociological research methods, and electives that complement our current offerings. Preference will be given to those with extensive teaching experience.

DePauw is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation's first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw also has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices.

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted through Interfolio and include: cover letter, CV, one-page teaching philosophy, one-page research statement, contact information for three references, sample course syllabi and course evaluations, and a copy of graduate transcript(s). In application materials, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences, in order to promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications begins April 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Sociology & Anthropology Department, Alicia Suarez, at

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