This position involves teaching courses at the undergraduate level as assigned by the Department of Sociology. Minimum level of education is the PHD.

Required Qualifications:
Applicants must have teaching experience and be able to teach a variety of sociology courses including “Introductory Sociology”, “Race, Class, Gender & Sexualities,”and “Schools, Violence & Justice.” Applicants also must have Ph.D. in Sociology in hand at the start of appointment.

Must have a conviction check?

How to Apply for this Job:
Applications must be submitted online  at http://listings.jobs.vt.edu (posting # TR0170034). The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and three references with email addresses. Any additional material that cannot be submitted online should be sent to the Instructor Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Virginia Tech, 560 McBryde Hall (0137), 225 Stanger St., Blacksburg VA 24061.



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Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Applicant Documents:


  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. List of References
  5. Other Doc
  6. Other Doc #2


  1. Letter of Reference #1
  2. Letter of Reference #2
  3. Letter of Reference #3