THE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work invites applications for a one-year Lecturer position in sociology for the 2014-15 academic year, with the possibility of renewal, beginning August 16, 2014. Typical teaching load is four courses per semester, including introductory courses in sociology and theme-based courses introducing students to social science. There may also be an opportunity to teach selected upper-level courses in sociology. Candidates must have at least a Master’s degree in sociology or successful completion of 36 hours towards a doctorate in sociology. Successful experience teaching Sociology as instructor of record is required, as is interest in cross-discipline collaboration. An ability to contribute to UD’s Common Academic Program and interdisciplinary collaborations of the department is preferred (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhmesfx77kY). Candidates complementing the department’s focus on local and global communities and social justice are preferred.
The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, people with disabilities and veterans.
A fuller description of the preferred qualifications for this position is located at the online application site from the link below. Candidates will be required to upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations and list of three references. Reference letters will be required as the interview process moves forward. Applications are due by April 25, 2014.