[Job Posting] Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology at Kenyon College

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology for the academic term commencing Fall 2012.  This position is for a three-year replacement. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in sociology by Fall 2012. Faculty responsibilities include teaching a 3/2 course load over two semesters and informal advising of students. Courses to be taught include Methods of Social Research. The successful applicant’s theoretical and topical specialization is open, though we especially encourage applicants whose areas of expertise include medical sociology.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at https://employment.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be comprised of
1) an Unofficial Transcript;
2) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; and,
4) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders.

All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the February 1stdeadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in sociology by Fall 2012.

*Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College’s policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.** Employment at Kenyon is contingent upon a successful background check.*

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