Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology (One-year Term)

DePauw University

Department: Sociology and Anthropology 

Field/Specialty: Sociology

Position Type: Term 

Review of Applications: Begin March 15 and continue until the position is filled

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at DePauw University invites applications for a one-year term sociology position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2024. Ph.D. in sociology (by the time of appointment) is required; ABD will also be considered at the rank of Instructor. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal-arts setting and evidence of effective and inclusive teaching are essential. This position includes a six-course, on-campus teaching assignment (three per semester), retirement and health benefits, faculty development funding, presentation opportunities, and mentoring. The department specifically seeks candidates to teach Contemporary Society, our introductory sociology course, as well as electives in their area of expertise. The candidate’s area of research and teaching expertise is open to all sociological subdisciplines. We seek candidates with a commitment to inclusive pedagogy and high-impact practices in teaching and learning.

DePauw University is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe.  Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music, to be renamed The Institute of Music at DePauw in July 2024. For 185 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success.  Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices. Please see this profile for more information about DePauw University.   

Candidates should submit through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/141150): a cover letter summarizing qualifications; a CV; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of scholarly interests; evidence of effective teaching such as sample syllabi or course evaluations; contact information for three professional references; and a copy of graduate transcripts. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications will begin March 15 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Lydia Marshall, Sociology and Anthropology Department Chair, at lydiamarshall@depauw.edu with any questions.  

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