Job Posting: Visiting Professor - Sociology

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Posting Date 02/20/2024
Closing Date until filled
Employment Type(s)
  • Other
Location Beloit, Wisconsin, 53511

Description

Beloit College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor/instructor position in Sociology beginning August 2024. This position is for a sabbatical replacement. It is a benefits eligible, full-time, non-renewable 9-month position, and includes teaching three courses per semester. The candidate will be expected to teach one Introduction to Sociology course and two Sociology electives each semester. Areas of specialty for electives are open, but we would be especially interested in sociology of education, the environment, immigration, and/or the media. Candidates are expected to have completed the requirements (or all requirements but the dissertation) for the Ph.D. degree by August 2024.

The successful candidate must exhibit exceptional enthusiasm for, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching and in expanding efforts of equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in line with Beloit College’s Becoming Better action plan (https://www.beloit.edu/becoming-better/). Beloit College has a history of excellence in sociological education, and the department has a long-standing commitment to the benefits of learning in the classroom and beyond it.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives. AA/EEO

How to Apply

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to the link below:

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Inquiries should be directed to Associate Professor Kate Linnenberg, linnenbe@beloit.edu. Completed applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

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