University of Louisville — Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position (one-year term from August 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019). The classes taught will primarily consist of core sociology courses such as Diversity & Inequality, Social Theory, and Social Problems. Other courses to be taught may include Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Social Statistics, or Research Methods. Previous teaching experience is required, and the candidate must have already earned or be near completion of a PhD in sociology. The Sociology Department at the University of Louisville offers a BA, BS, and MA in sociology, and a PhD in applied sociology.

All applicants must complete the online application form at and submit either electronically (preferred) or by mail the following materials by April 12, 2018:

  • a cover letter
  • CV
  • three letters of recommendation
  • teaching portfolio, which includes, at a minimum, a philosophy of teaching statement, an example syllabus, and teaching evaluations (if available)
  • diversity and inclusion statement
  • writing sample
  • unofficial graduate transcript

The application materials listed above should be sent to Dr. Jonetta Weber at or addressed to her in care of the Sociology Department, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292. The electronic/postmark deadline for the application and all supporting materials is April 12, 2018.