The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at DePauw University invites applications for a one-year Assistant Professor position in Sociology beginning in August 2022. This opportunity is available to those with a Ph.D in Sociology; ABD will also 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 subdisciplines but those with expertise in criminology are preferred. Candidates must be able to teach our introductory sociology course, criminology electives or other electives that complement our current offerings. Preference will be given to those with extensive teaching experience.
DePauw is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts university dedicated to educating around 1700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. For 185 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation's first Schools of Music. DePauw is located in Greencastle, Indiana, a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, including funding for professional and curriculum development.
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 will begin on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Sociology & Anthropology Department, Lydia Marshall, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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