Maryville College – Faculty Vacancy – Tenure-Track Sociology

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY

Assistant Professor of Sociology (Tenure-track)

The Division of Social Sciences at Maryville College invites applications
for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology position
beginning in August 2019. Candidates are expected to have research and
teaching strengths in social scientific methods, including both
quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Preference is given for
applicants with a specialty in race, gender and inequality, but candidates
with specialties in other related areas are encouraged to apply. Teaching
responsibilities include courses in the sociology major (e.g., introductory
sociology, research methods and upper level courses), as well as general
education courses. The candidate will also assume responsibility for
directing undergraduate senior theses and internships. Applicants should
demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, a
promising scholarly agenda, and a readiness for college service.
Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome. Candidates should have or be
nearing completion of the PhD.

Founded in Maryville, Tennessee, in 1819, Maryville College is one of the
oldest baccalaureate-granting institutions of higher learning in the South.
Consistently ranked in the top tier of regional colleges and universities,
it offers a curriculum notable for integrating a strong liberal arts core
program, undergraduate research and emphasis on career preparation. The
student body of about 1,200 is drawn mostly from the Southeast, Middle
Atlantic States and the Midwest. The College maintains an affiliation with
the Presbyterian Church (USA) and encourages students, faculty, and staff
to grow in wisdom and work for justice.

Maryville is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National
Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city, and is within minutes
of the major research facilities of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (MC
holds associate membership), the University of Tennessee, and Oak Ridge
National Laboratory. The College is also an institutional member of the
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
(AASHE). Its historic, 263-acre campus includes a 140-acre multi-use forest.

Applications received by *Monday, December 3rd, 2018* can be assured of
full consideration.  Send cover letter along with curriculum vitae and
statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Jenifer Greene, Chair, Division of
Social Sciences (sociology.search@maryvillecollege.edu). Three letters of
reference (two of which should address teaching experience and/or
potential) should be submitted by referees to
sociology.search@maryvillecollege.edu.

Maryville College is an equal opportunity employer, and specifically
invites applicationsfrom women and minorities.