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Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology/Anthropology — Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 Semesters

October 08, 2019


Earlham College, a private Quaker liberal arts college, invites applicants for a two-semester (Spring 2020 and Fall 2020) leave replacement Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sociology/Anthropology.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

We seek a sociologist to:

In Spring 2020 — teach three courses: Social Research Methods, Foundations of Social Thought/Classical Social Theory and one course in their area of expertise.

In Fall 2020 — teach one course in their area of specality and one introductory course.

Experience & Qualifications

Area of expertise is open, and is not limited to, but may include: race/ethnicity, urban sociology, immigration, education, health, and family. Interest in teaching qualitative and quantitative research methods is preferred. Ability to contribute to programs in African and African American Studies, Human Development and Social Relations (an interdisciplinary major with psychology), Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Environmental Sustainability, International Studies, and/or Peace and Global Studies is preferred. ABD or PhD in Sociology is required.

Application Instructions

Our department seeks a sociologist committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and to scholarly activity and active engagement with students. Applicants should send a cover letter detailing teaching and research interests, a CV with contact information for three references, 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 Donna Sykes at

Review of applications will begin immediately 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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