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Job Title Visiting adjunct Professor of Sociology
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The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Rhodes College invites applications for a one-year Visiting adjunct Professor position in Sociology for the 2018-2019 academic year, to begin in August 2018. Rhodes College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups and/or those with demonstrated commitment to working with diverse and historically underrepresented populations. We seek a broadly trained sociologist with teaching and/or research interests that include: race, community and urban sociology, health inequities, and/or quantitative methods. We encourage applications from individuals whose interests go beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries, and in particular from candidates who can contribute to one or more of the College's key interdisciplinary programs: Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latin American Studies, and Urban Studies. Teaching responsibilities will include three courses each semester, including Introductory Sociology and upper division courses in the candidate's area of specialization. Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in in Sociology or a closely-related interdisciplinary field by July 2018.
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the capability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership abilities and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.
Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity ( in the workforce.
Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities.
Please apply online at Completed applications will include 1) a letter of application that addresses the candidate's scholarly and research interests vis--vis their proposed teaching and interdisciplinary program contributions, 2) a curriculum vitae that includes the names and current contact information for three recommenders, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a sample syllabus for a course in the candidate's area(s) of specialization, 5) a research statement, and 6) a statement that addresses your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your practices with teaching, scholarship and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. The online application system will solicit letters of recommendation electronically from the candidate's recommenders once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and the search committee requests them. Background checks are required prior to on-campus interviews. For more information, Contact Us by Dr. Evelyn Perry, search committee chair, at
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Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in in Sociology or a closely-related interdisciplinary field by July 2018.
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Posting Number F00037P
Open Date 01/12/2018
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Open Until Filled Yes
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Recruiter/Contact for Applicant Dr. Evelyn Perry, search committee chair
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Contact Number for Applicant (901) 843-3930

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Job Location: Memphis, Tennessee
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Post Date: 01/12/2018 / Viewed 14 times
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