The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville invites applications for a Lecturer, beginning August 1, 2021. This is a one-year position, renewable contingent on performance and funding. We seek a scholar who can teach introductory level courses in Sociology as well as upper division inequality, race, gender, criminology or political economy courses. Applicants will be expected to teach four undergraduate courses each in Fall and Spring semesters. Salary is $45,000 for two semesters, paid over twelve months, plus benefits with the opportunity for promotion. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the Department's strength in social justice (https://sociology.utk.edu/) and whose future career can benefit from the mentoring of scholars studying globalization/political economy, criminology, critical race and ethnic studies, and/or environmental sociology.
A PhD in Sociology or related areas is required at the time of appointment.
Applicants should submit a letter of application detailing teaching experiences and contributions, a curriculum vitae, and three recommendation letters. For questions about this position, please contact Dr. Michelle Brown, Search Committee Chair via email (email@example.com).
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
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