Colgate University, Department of Sociology & Anthropology

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Position ID:Colgate-SOAN-VAP [#21517]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Sociology
Appl Deadline:2022/04/13 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/03/28)
Position Description:    

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The Sociology and Anthropology Department at Colgate University welcomes applications for a visiting assistant professor position in sociology, to begin fall semester 2022. Because of the late date, we are proceeding with a quick search and hope to have results in the next few weeks. Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of 3,000 students situated in central New York state. Our faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The position is for one year. This position may have the possibility of being renewed beyond one year, pending institutional need.

We seek a sociologist who will expand the existing strengths of the department (, particularly scholars whose research and teaching incorporates intersectionality in some fashion. Strong candidates will be able to teach Introduction to Sociology and electives in their areas of specialization. Candidates with prior teaching experience preferred.

Completion of a PhD. in Sociology is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire. A cover letter, CV, and two reference letters must be submitted through The application letter should address the candidate’s research and teaching areas, as well as describe how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our review of applications will begin April 13, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

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Further Info:
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346