The Sociology department at Davidson College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2022. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the Sociology of Health. The regular teaching load for this position is 5 courses over 2 semesters, with 4 courses in the first year. New Sociology courses and potential contributions to Davidson College's interdisciplinary programs (including Public Health, Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latin American Studies) will be viewed favorably. Candidates are expected to be highly committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. Experience teaching undergraduates is strongly preferred. Ph.D. in Sociology should be in hand by June 30, 2022.
The following materials are required: cover letter; curriculum vitae; evidence of commitment to teaching; sample syllabus; and a diversity statement addressing their ability to contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service. Please include the names and contact information for three references. The system will send an email requesting them to upload a confidential letter of recommendation.
At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.
Davidson College seeks out intellectually curious students who are committed to developing their talents for lives of leadership and service.Small classes enable our renowned faculty to work closely with students, engaging them directly in original research and creative work across the arts, sciences, social sciences, and humanities. In the classroom and beyond, Davidson cultivates students' compassion, creativity, resilience, and moral courage.