Pitzer College, Office of the Dean of Faculty

Position ID:Pitzer College-Office of the Dean of Faculty-TTSOC [#18778]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States Minor Outlying Islands [map]
Subject Area: Sociology
Appl Deadline:2021/09/09 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2021/06/10, finished 2022/03/02, listed until 2021/09/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociology with a scholarly focus and teaching responsibilities to include Sociology of Education and Qualitative Methods. We are particularly interested in candidates working with issues pertaining to the Chicanx/Latinx community. Additional preferences include Urban Sociology or Organizations, Occupations and Work. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research and is expected to regularly teach a writing intensive seminar for first-year students. A Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research, and three letters of recommendation. Additionally, candidates should include a separate statement that addresses how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to the understanding of diversity at the College. Electronic documents are required in the following formats: MS Word or PDF. Applicants may but are not required to submit duplicate hard copies to: Dean of Faculty, 1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont, CA, 91711. The deadline for applying is September 09, 2021.

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1050 N Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA