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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Haverford College's Department of Sociology is hiring a full-time entry level leave-replacement to teach five courses for the academic year 2013-14, beginning immediately. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.



The Department seeks to hire a sociologist who does theoretically-informed research in any area of sociology, and who will teach courses in his/her respective area of expertise in addition to one section of our introductory two-semester “Foundations in Social Theory” seminar.  The seminar focuses on the writings of classical social theorists as exemplars of how to do sociology, and each section of the course is designed individually. The successful candidate should demonstrate an ability to teach a diverse student body.



Please send a vita, at least one example of written work, three letters of recommendation, and, at least one syllabus for a proposed course as soon as possible to Matthew McKeever, Chair; Department of Sociology, Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.



Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender identity or its expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability status.  Haverford embraces its responsibility to reflect in its curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition genuine sensitivity to racial, ethnic, sexual, cultural, socioeconomic, and other forms of diversity.  Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College's educational mission.


The Strawbridge Observatory at Haverford College houses 12-inch and 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes which are actively used by students in Haverford astronomy classes.

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