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Lecturer in Sociology

Posted: 11/14/2017 (Employment)

Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer of Sociology beginning August 16, 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Criminal Justice and Police & Society, assist with sociology-criminology student advising, and have the opportunity to develop courses in sociology-criminology related to curricular needs and candidate expertise. Courses relating the social dynamics of crime to inequalities of race, class, gender, and other vectors of marginalization are especially welcome. Non-tenure-track faculty teach a six-course teaching load.

To apply online, please register at and submit a letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi for courses in Criminal Justice and Police & Society, recent teaching evaluations (if available), and contact information for three professional references, who will receive an email invitation to upload a recommendation.

The Department houses undergraduate majors in Sociology, Sociology Criminology, and Sociology Pre-Law, and offers a Sociology Master’s Degree. Department faculty are active in interdisciplinary programs at the university including Ohio University’s Center for Law, Justice & Culture that approaches crime, law, and justice from a liberal arts perspective. Ohio University is a Research Extensive institution that serves 20,000 students on a residential campus. It is located in Athens, Ohio, a quintessential college town seventy-five miles southeast of Columbus, Ohio.

The successful candidate must be ABD in Sociology, Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related field by the start date of the position. Review of applications will begin on January 16, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to Dr. Bruce Hoffman, Search Committee Chair, at

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Deadline: 01/16/2018

Location: Ohio University