Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Hamilton College

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Posted: 04-Dec-23

Location: Clinton, New York

Salary: Open

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Social/Behavioral Sciences

Internal Number: 70515BD9-1C91-4144-A9267E8791E1EF88

The Sociology Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a 2-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, with the possibility of renewal, beginning the 2024-2025 academic year starting July 1, 2024. We are particularly interested in scholars who do international comparative research and can teach courses with an international focus. We are looking for strong teachers who will be able to add to our curriculum, in particular with regards to quantitative methods. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with broadly diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goals of enhancing the educational experiences of students while building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

 In our department, we are committed to inspiring a range of students to study sociology through reading thought-provoking texts, classroom discussion, experiential learning, and independent research, supported by faculty. We also strongly value and support faculty research. https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/departments/sociology

The teaching load in the department is 5 courses per year. The expected salary range for this position is $74,400 to $76,900. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or expect to complete all requirements by Fall 2024. 

Applicants should send their cover letter addressed to Professor Jaime Kucinskas, Chair, Sociology Department, Hamilton College, a vita, and at least one recent syllabus from a sociology course they have taught, via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/136678. Review of applications will begin January 12th and continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum  (https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/open-curriculum). Please visit the college website for more information (www.hamilton.edu). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/ , as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners  (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.

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United States. Founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy; chartered in 1812 as Hamilton College; third oldest college established in New York State. Our mission is to provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence and the development of students as human beings, as we prepare them to make choices and accept the responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic world of intellect and diversity. Hamilton’s 1,350-acre campus is situated on a hilltop overlooking the picturesque village of Clinton, N.Y. The College is eight miles southwest of Utica, 45 minutes east of Syracuse, one hour from the Adirondack Park to the northeast and 90 minutes west of Albany.
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