Teaching Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina


The Department of Sociology at UNC-Chapel Hill is seeking to hire a Teaching Assistant Professor. This is a two-year fixed term position with a 3-3 a teaching load. Successful candidates should have a record of outstanding teaching and will be expected to teach a mix of lower and upper division undergraduate courses.

We seek a faculty member who can contribute to one or more areas of department instructional needs: lower level courses (e.g., Intro/Sociological Perspectives, Race and Ethnic Relations) and those that meet the requirements for our major in Management and Society (e.g., Stratifications, Organizations, Economic Sociology), minor in Social and Economic Justice, and/or our new minor in Health and Society (e.g., U.S. Population Health). There is flexibility in the specific courses, depending on an instructor’s interest and background. Further details on the department and undergraduate program are available here: http://sociology.unc.edu

Applicants should submit a letter of application indicating their teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of their pedagogical approach, and course materials (syllabi, student evaluations), and the names and contact information for three references. The listing is accessible here: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/132955

Candidates must have their PhD in Sociology or a relevant discipline at the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin January 30, 2018. The department is committed to increasing diversity and encourages application from women and minority scholars. The University of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary is contingent on qualifications and prior experience. Reappointment beyond two years is possible depending on performance and available funding. UNC has a formal career ladder for fixed-term faculty, and ranks are described here: http://academicpersonnel.unc.edu/faculty-policies-procedures-guidelines/faculty-appointments/