Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology / Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Posted Date: Jan 17, 2014
Application Due Date: Feb 28, 2014
VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN SOCIOLOGY
MELLON POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
The Sociology Department at
The incumbent will teach courses in the general area of the sociology of race and class. Subfields are open, but we are interested in scholar/teachers who can teach broad courses that address these inequalities intersectionally and/or comparatively. The incumbent will teach one course each semester in their areas of specialization.
Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree awarded no earlier than 2011 but in hand by July 1, 2014. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
The Sociology Department at Oberlin has a long and distinguished history as one of the first institutions to offer courses in the discipline. We are a six-person department that reflects the breadth and rigor of the discipline while also contributing to many interdisciplinary programs in the liberal arts. We have strong resources for speakers, research, and curricular development. More information can be found at http://www.oberlin.edu/sociolog.
To be assured of consideration, a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference* should be sent to: Daphne John, Chair, Sociology Department, Oberlin College, 10 North Professor Street, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074 by February 28, 2014 (or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org). Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. *By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references.
Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College, and gender identity and expression.
Oberlin is a four-year, selective liberal arts college in northern
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