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Assistant Professor of Sociology (Tenure-Track)

October 26, 2017


Earlham College invites applications for a tenure-track teaching faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning Fall 2018. Areas of specialty are open.

The Sociology/Anthropology Department seeks a sociologist committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and to scholarly activity and active engagement with students. Earlham offers support for research, including a pre-tenure sabbatical.

Earlham is a progressive liberal arts college with strong commitments to social justice.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The College seeks applicants whose courses and engagement include a focus on social inequalities, and contribute to one of the following interdisciplinary programs:

  • African and African American Studies
  • Human Development and Social Relations (an interdisciplinary program with Psychology Department to prepare students to work with individuals, organizations, and policy relating to social issues)
  • Women's, Gender, Sexuality Studies
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • International Studies
  • Peace and Global Studies

Experience & Qualifications

A Ph.D. or advanced ABD in sociology is required.

Application Instructions

Applicants should send a cover letter detailing teaching and research interests, a CV with contact information for three references, writing sample(s), and other information you wish to include. In addition, applicants are asked to submit a statement (approximately 300-500 words) describing the candidate’s ability to contribute to Earlham’s aspirations to be a diverse and inclusive institution.

All application materials should be emailed to:

Cheri Gaddis
Administrative Assistant
Social Sciences Division

Review of applications will begin December 4, 2017, and continue until position is filled.

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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