Full-time, Visiting Lecturer, University of Maryland Baltimore County

The UMBC Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a full-time sociology visiting lecturer position beginning August 2016. Primary teaching responsibilities will be drawn from undergraduate courses in social problems, diversity & pluralism, research methods, social statistics, political sociology and/or sociology of drugs and alcohol.  The standard teaching load is four courses per semester.  Preference will be given to those who can contribute to one or more of the department’s core areas of focus in health; aging; diversity, gender & culture in global perspective; and, applied social science research/statistics both qualitative & quantitative. Preference will also be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in sociology or anticipate degree completion date by August 2016; however, candidates with a master’s degree in Sociology and substantial teaching experience will be considered. Opportunities for additional compensation through summer and winter teaching may be available. UMBC is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University – High Research Activity. The university has a diverse student population of 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is located in the dynamic Baltimore-Washington corridor.  UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse faculty.

For best consideration submit application materials by June 24th, 2016 (application materials will be accepted until the position is filled).  Upload a cover letter describing teaching experience, breadth, & materials; curriculum vitae; examples of 3 syllabi; and 3 letters of recommendation to UMBC through the Interfolio system http://apply.interfolio.com/35419.  For questions regarding the position contact, Dr. John Schumacher, Recruitment Chair, jschuma@umbc.edu.  The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 (www.umbc.edu/sociology). UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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