Assistant Professor, Emory University – Oxford College

Emory University: Oxford College: Division of History and Social Sciences Assistant Professor of Sociology, Tenure-Track (Concentration in Human Health) Location: Oxford, Georgia

To be considered by for the position applicants must apply via Interfolio: Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College invites application for a: Tenure-track, assistant professor of Sociology with a concentration in critical race studies open to any methodological concentration. Responsibilities include three courses in sociology each semester at the introductory and intermediate level. Candidate’s specialization should complement the department’s existing expertise in political economy, food and agriculture, and sustainability.

QUALIFICATIONS A PhD in Sociology in hand by start date, strong interests in teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, and an active research agenda primarily in critical race studies, with possible secondary specialization(s) in one or more of the following: gender, sexuality, disability, and/or age.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), one-page statement outlining candidate’s commitment to diversity, one-page research statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (preferably with a summary and brief, one-page analysis of student evaluations of teaching), and three confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio: Application review will begin on October 1, 2017. One of Emory University’s four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelors degree.  We’re interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome. For more information about Oxford College and for a full listing of open positions, visit EEO/ AA/ Disability/ Veteran employer.