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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Posted: 3/5/2018 (Employment)

The Department of Sociology, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, invites applications for a non-tenure track two-year Visiting Assistant Professor for Fall 2018 in Sociology to teach courses in core areas of the Sociology program, and in supporting courses in an Anthropology minor. Sociology courses include organizations, statistics, inequalities including race/class/gender, and research methods. Additional areas of specialization and teaching competence are welcome. Suitable candidates must possess teaching experience and proven research potential in the field.

Teaching duties will include four courses per semester with a majority of courses in Sociology, and potentially one Anthropology course per semester. A PhD in Sociology is required by August 2018, and at least 18 hours in graduate work relevant to Anthropology is strongly encouraged.

Applicants should be willing to contribute to and support the St. Mary’s University Mission Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an interest in affiliating with the University’s Center for Catholic Studies, which will explore a wide range of human issues across disciplinary boundaries, and in a global context.

St. Mary’s University is a private, Catholic university founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary, the Marianists. St. Mary’s is a comprehensive Catholic and Marianist university with a strong tradition of integrating liberal arts with professional studies. St. Mary’s enrolls 4,000 students in a diverse setting with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. St. Mary’s has been cited for high graduation rates among Texas colleges and is ranked among the best in the West Region for value and academic quality by U.S. News & World Report. St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest, and continues to advocate the Marianist mission of academic excellence and servant leadership. St. Mary’s is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution.

Applications can be found at with the option to upload all supporting documents electronically. Along with the employment application please also submit a cover letter, CV, and transcripts. Letters of recommendation may be addressed to: Janet Armitage, PhD, Search Committee Chair and Chair of Sociology, St. Mary’s University, Sociology Department. Additional materials may be requested of select applicants at a later date. Applications will be considered until March 20, 2018. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check. St. Mary’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE).

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Deadline: 03/20/2018

Location: St. Mary's University