Roanoke College — Assistant Professor of Sociology

Roanoke College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in sociology beginning in August 2018.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience and interest in teaching social theory and qualitative research methods.  Substantive areas include medical sociology and global health, aging or applied sociology.  Applicants should have or be near completion of their Ph.D. and must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Teaching responsibilities are divided between introductory level and upper-level courses and include participation in the college’s general education program. The teaching load is 6 courses per year with a 7th course, that can be interdisciplinary and/or include international or domestic travel, every third year during the May term.  Research and professional development are expected and financially supported through travel funds and internal grants.

The department supports thriving B.A. programs in sociology and public health studies with concentrations in anthropology and crime, deviance, and social control. Roanoke College is a nationally ranked, residential, liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should submit electronic applications that include a cover letter, statement of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to sarabia@roanoke.edu and addressed to Dr. Daniel Sarabia, Department Chair of Sociology. Review of applications begins December 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

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