Visiting Faculty in the Department of Sociology

Haverford College invites applications for a full time five course visiting faculty member in the Department of Sociology for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Haverford College invites applications for a full time (five course) visiting faculty member in the Department of Sociology for the 2014-2015 academic year.  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 contributing to the 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 submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, one or more examples of written work, three letters of recommendation, and at least one syllabus for a proposed course, to Professor Matthew McKeever, Chair, Department of Sociology, Haverford College, 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.  Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College.



Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

In keeping with Haverford College's long-standing policy of non-discrimination, the Board of Managers of Haverford College has established a program of affirmative action. The goal of this program is to attract and retain staff of high quality and diverse backgrounds and to do so without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. In accordance with the Affirmative Action Policy, the College recruits persons in these protected categories as candidates for Haverford positions that become available. The results of the hiring process are reviewed regularly by the Affirmative Action Officer (AAO) to make certain these goals are being met.

Learn more>