Job Announcement: Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Colby College

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The Department of Sociology at Colby College is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting September 1, 2023. Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college in a spectacular setting with a rich sociological history: it was here that Albion Small taught some of the first sociology courses in the country!

The Department of Sociology is searching for an early career scholar who aims to make an impact through high-profile research, excellence in teaching, and meaningful student engagement. Areas of specialization are open. The ideal candidate will have a publication track record, ample experience with teaching—including course design—and a record of success advising and mentoring individuals from groups under-represented in higher education.

The review of completed applications will begin on October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. A complete application must include:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • letter of application that outlines the candidate’s research, teaching philosophy, and teaching experience, and demonstrates a commitment to the value of diversity and to inclusive teaching
  • representative samples of scholarship
  • three confidential letters of recommendation

Materials must be submitted electronically to: Candidates may be A.B.D., but Ph.D.s must be in hand prior to September 1, 2023. 

Questions about this search should be directed to: (ASA Job Bank #18218) 

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