Sociology Full Time Guest Position, Sarah Lawrence College

Job Title Sociology Full Time Guest Position
Classification Title
Rank Guest Faculty
Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track
Job Description

Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a full time, visiting position in Sociology beginning in Fall 2023. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests are in at least two of the following areas: Race, Policing and the Law, Health Equity and Racial Justice, focusing on the U.S. Candidates should have strong theoretical knowledge combined with training in a diversity of methodological approaches. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Sarah Lawrence is a co-educational liberal arts college with a unique pedagogy based on small classes and individual tutorials. Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to the development of the research, writing and analytical skills of their students.

Application materials must include a Cover letter, CV, a sample of scholarly writing, two syllabi relevant to the position, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of official transcripts. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled, so would encourage applicants to get their materials in as soon as possible.

Required Qualifications
Applicants should either be ABD or hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related interdisciplinary program and have prior teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications
Requirements for Employment
Effective October 15, 2021, all employees of Sarah Lawrence College must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions to this requirement will only be considered for documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Any offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and submission of proof of vaccination.
EEO Statement

Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.

Sarah Lawrence College is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For further information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at

Posting Number F00139P
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants


Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV/Resume
  3. Transcripts
  4. Writing Sample 1
  5. 2 Sample Syllabi