The Department of Sociology at Barnard College invites applications for a three-year teaching position in Sociology at the rank of Term Assistant Professor beginning in July 2021. This opportunity is available to those with a Ph.D. in Sociology.
The position includes a five-course, on-campus teaching assignment, employment benefits, faculty development funding, presentation opportunities and mentoring. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment and evidence of effective and inclusive teaching are essential.
While the area of specialization is open, we are particularly interested in the ability to teach undergraduate courses that complement existing offerings in our department. These might include classes in Latina/o sociology, environmental sociology, global/transnational sociology, political sociology, crime and deviance, or other areas. Candidates must be able to teach one of our foundations courses for the major: either Methods for Social Research or Social Theory.
Barnard College is a historically women's college in New York City, affiliated with Columbia University. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.
Required Qualification Summary:
PhD in Sociology. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment and evidence of effective and inclusive teaching are essential. Candidates must be able to teach one of our foundations courses for the major: either Methods for Social Research or Social Theory.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.