Smith College, Sociology
Assistant Professor of Sociology
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The Department of Sociology at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2024. We seek a sociologist of race and ethnicity, preferably with a focus on how those are manifested in one or more of the following institutional contexts: urban sociology, cultural sociology, the body, medicine/health care, or religion. Teaching responsibilities for this position will include regular rotation in the required theory course, one or more intermediate (200-level) courses in the candidate’s areas of specialty, an upper-level (300-level) course in the candidate’s area of expertise, and introductory sociology. Strong candidates will have prior teaching experience. The teaching load is 2:2, with additional responsibilities for major and honors advising. A Ph.D. in sociology or a relevant field is expected by the time of appointment.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Sociology may be found at http://www.smith.edu/sociology
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/131821 with a cover letter, contact information for three confidential references, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and diversity/inclusion statement. Finalists will be asked for additional materials. Review of applications will begin on October 6, 2023.
Successful candidates should be prepared to engage actively with diverse students across the liberal arts.
As set forth in our mission and values, Smith College is committed to promoting a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.
|Secondary Categories:||Cultural History / Studies