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Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, and a statement outlining your potential contributions to diversity on campus. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, October 1, 2017. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number F0092W
Role Title Assistant Professor/9-Mth
Position Title Assistant Professor
Position Summary

The Department of Sociology at the College of William and Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Global Sociology. The candidate is expected to establish and maintain an active research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will be required to offer courses on Global Sociology that can be cross-listed with the International Relations program.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field at the time of appointment (August 10, 2018).

Preferred Qualifications

We are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching expertise in global health, community-based development, participatory research, NGOs and civil society, human rights, or international law.

Department Sociology - 3KH800
Location William & Mary
Job Open Date 08/03/2017
Review Begin Date 10/01/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Special Application Instructions

Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, and a statement outlining your potential contributions to diversity on campus. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, October 1, 2017. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
Optional Documents
  1. Other 2
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Writing Sample