Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's College at Wise, a nationally ranked four-year public liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwestern Virginia, invites applications for a tenure-track, entry-level position in Sociology for the fall of 2017. Applicant must hold the Ph.D. in Sociology or plan to complete the degree no later than August 2017. A candidate should be willing to teach a wide range of Sociology classes and mentor student research. Preference will be given to candidates, who in addition have an educational and/or a background in social work. The teaching load is 12 hours per semester.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu, posting #0619677 and complete a candidate profile, attaching a current cv/resume, cover letter, a letter describing your teaching and education philosophy, contact information for three references, and an unofficial transcript. Review of applications will begin three weeks after the posting of this position and continue until the position is filled.
For more information about the college, visit the UVa-Wise webpage at uvawise.edu. UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. You may also contact Stephanie Perry, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 276-328-0240.
UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451. UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.