Lecturer, Georgia State University

The Sociology Department invites applications for a Lecturer position, beginning August 2017. PhD in sociology required at time of appointment. The Lecturer position, while non-tenure-track, is a full-time teaching position with benefits, rights, and privileges of regular faculty and the opportunity for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Principal Senior Lecturer. The Department is seeking a scholar able to teach Race and Ethnicity as well as Introductory Sociology, Social Problems, Social Theory, and Social Research Methods. Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia State University is the largest university in the state of Georgia and has one of the most diverse student bodies in the country. We enthusiastically encourage applications from minority candidates. You can learn more about our department at www.gsu.edu/sociology. Candidates should submit 1) letter outlining qualifications for position; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., course syllabi, student evaluations, and teaching statement; and 4) three letters of recommendation. Excellence in undergraduate teaching is essential. Please email materials to: sociologysearch@gsu.edu. If emailing materials is not possible, please send hard copy materials to Recruitment Committee, Georgia State University, Department of Sociology, P.O. Box 5020, Atlanta, GA 30302. The Committee will begin reviewing applications May 15th, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.