University of Richmond Visiting Faculty Position in Sociology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a two-semester visiting, non-tenure-track position in Sociology beginning August 2015. We seek candidates with expertise in international sociology with a comparative focus. Secondary areas could include one or two of the following subfields: urban sociology, environmental sociology, or social movements. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introduction to sociology, research methods and/or a class in their area of expertise. We also seek candidates with a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Introduction to Sociology as well as one or two upper-level courses in his/her area(s) of expertise. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Sociology, but preference will be given to those with a Ph.D. or who are nearing completion of a Ph.D.
Applicants should apply online at http://www.urjobs.org using the Faculty (Instructional/Research) link, and complete a brief application. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), a description of current and planned research programs, a current curriculum vitae, and the names of three references who will receive an email asking them to submit letters of recommendation electronically. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body and to being an inclusive community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to these goals. For more information on the department, see http://socanth.richmond.edu/.

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