United States. Founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy; chartered in 1812 as Hamilton College; third oldest college established in New York State. Our mission is to provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence and the development of students as human beings, as we prepare them to make choices and accept the responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic world of in...tellect and diversity. Hamilton's 1,350-acre campus is situated on a hilltop overlooking the picturesque village of Clinton, N.Y. The College is eight miles southwest of Utica, 45 minutes east of Syracuse, one hour from the Adirondack Park to the northeast and 90 minutes west of Albany.
Hamilton College’s Sociology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2015. The Department seeks candidates whose research and teaching interests feature the use of quantitative methods. While the area of specialization is open, the Department is particularly interested in candidates who are qualified to teach courses in Social Class, Economic Inequality, and/or Social Stratification. Candidates must possess demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship. The teaching load at Hamilton is five courses per year. The College provides strong support for faculty research and travel. All applications must be submitted through Interfolio, an online application portal. Applicants should submit a letter of application and c.v., and have three letters of reference sent to Interfolio at: https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/25413. There is no charge to create an Interfolio account for this purpose. You may receive assistance with submitting your materials by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Address letters to Yvonne Zylan, Chair, Sociology Department, Hamilton College. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Previous experience teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset. Formal review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014.
Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org. Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.