The Department of Sociology at the University of Missouri in Columbia is hiring to fill a position as a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year pending administrative and budgetary approval. This is a one year appointment with a teaching load of three courses per semester. The department will consider applications in any area of specialization but encourage applications from individuals who can contribute to or add to our strengths in race and ethnicity, place, gender and sexualities, and technology and social control. The department encourages applications from individuals who can teach a range of undergraduate courses. We also desire a candidate who will convert one or more of their courses to an online format, which would serve as the major component of their service requirement. The successful applicant will also contribute to the intellectual culture of the department.
We offer a competitive salary, an active doctoral program with institutional support for students, strong interdisciplinary ties, and a vigorous and engaging undergraduate program. Completion of the Ph.D. in sociology is required by the time of appointment. We maintain a strong commitment to diversity and encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups in the profession across all legally protected classes. We value diverse perspectives and recognize their contributions in creating strong departments and universities.
Completion of the Ph.D. in sociology is required by the time of appointment
A completed application will include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching portfolio (including a teaching statement/philosophy, syllabi, sample assignments, and student course evaluations), and three letters of recommendation.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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