The Department of Sociology at Grinnell College is pleased to announce a 1-year leave replacement position to begin fall 2010. Assistant professor (Ph.D.) preferred, instructor (ABD) possible. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters will include courses at all levels of a rigorous undergraduate curriculum, including introductory sociology, and mid-level and upper-level courses. Applicants should apply as soon as possible.
Grinnell College Replacement Position for 2010-2011
GRINNELL COLLEGE. One-year leave replacement position in Sociology (area of specialization open). Preference given to candidates who can cover some combination of the following fields: introduction to sociology, research methods, social inequality, sociology of culture, social demography, sociology of law, sociology of religion, or can complement current course offerings in sociology consistent with the missions of the College and the Department. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college. The College's curriculum is founded on a strong advising system and close student-faculty interaction, with few college-wide requirements beyond the completion of a major. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters will include courses at all levels of a rigorous undergraduate curriculum, including introductory sociology, and mid-level and upper-level courses.
In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in an undergraduate, liberal-arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They also should discuss what they can contribute to efforts to cultivate a wide diversity of people and perspectives, a core value of Grinnell College. Review of complete applications will begin immediately. Candidates are encouraged to submit all application materials as soon as possible to be considered. Please submit applications online by visiting our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a brief writing sample, and provide e-mail addresses for three references. Questions about this position should be directed to the search chair, Professor David Cook-Martín, at SociologySearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-4409.
Grinnell College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, religion, creed, or disability. For further information about Grinnell College, see our website at http://www.grinnell.edu.