Overview

Lander University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology to begin in August 2019. A Ph.D. in Sociology is strongly preferred, but ABDs will be considered. College-level teaching experience preferred. We seek a candidate with ability to teach the major’s core requirements in face-to-face and online environments. The area of specialization is open. This position may convert into a tenure-track line.

We are looking for a dynamic teacher-scholar who will mentor and advise students as well as emphasize experiential learning. Beyond the Sociology major, courses in the discipline contribute to the major in Criminology as well as minors in such areas as human services, child and family studies, and non-profit management.

Located in the upstate region of South Carolina, Lander is a public comprehensive university committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment. Learn more at www.lander.edu

Review of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, CV, a statement on teaching philosophy, a statement on research interests, sample teaching evaluations, unofficial transcripts, and names and contact information for three references addressed to:

Dr. Daniel Harrison, Search Committee Chair
Department of Government, Criminology, and Sociology
Lander University
320 Stanley Ave.
Greenwood, SC 29649
Electronic submission of materials to dknight@lander.edu is preferred.

Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.

Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice. Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics.
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