Position Opening: Assistant Professor of Sociology (August 2019)

Lebanon Valley College

Position Opening: Assistant Professor of Sociology (August 2019)

The Lebanon Valley College Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice invites applications for the position of assistant professor of Sociology.  This is a full-time, three- year renewable contract, beginning in August 2019. Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Sociology, Classical and Contemporary Theory, Medical Sociology, and Gerontology.  Also, any course that focus on the sociology of health, illness and health care delivery would be invited.  A course that addresses the growing need for medical practitioners to develop intercultural communication competence in the medical encounter would be particularly invited; these courses will serve our sociology majors as well as students in our various health care majors.

Candidates should have an excellent record of teaching; a Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field (ABD’s will be considered but the doctorate must be completed before starting date); a demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate level; and the ability to work with diverse populations on a campus committed to inclusive excellence. We place a high value on community partnerships, service learning and faculty and student research. 

As part of a successful interview process, candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, and contact information for three professional references to https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=c6864f58-380f-4d35-a085-a83ec5fb3f0b&jobId=234682&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001.

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