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ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY

The Department of Social Sciences of Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, Tennessee invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Sociology. This faculty position requires a terminal degree in Sociology.

The successful candidate will demonstrate undergraduate-level teaching experience or ability in both lower and upper division Sociology courses. Additionally, evidence of leadership is important as the candidate will be responsible for the management of program adjuncts as well as program and curricular development.

The successful candidate will be expected to mentor undergraduates, advise students and serve on faculty committees; assess/evaluate Sociology instruction, courses and programs; participate in community service, departmental meetings, student recruitment and retention activities. Supervision of undergraduate research or applied programming is strongly encouraged.

Additional desired characteristics include expertise in any domains of intersectionality such as race, gender, crime, law enforcement or mental health; interpretation of diversity in terms of all marginalized groups. Lastly, research or scholarly literature demonstrating expertise in any of the following areas would be valued: Applied Sociology, the LGTBQ populations, cultural competence, law enforcement & gender studies. Colleagues with other areas of expertise are welcome to apply.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation that can address the candidate’s ability or potential for leadership, undergraduate teaching and collegiality, and unofficial copies of transcripts to:

kfulbright@tnweslyean.edu
Kyle Fulbright, Director of Human Resources
Tennessee Wesleyan University
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303

Tennessee Wesleyan University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that celebrates the all-encompassing diversity of its student body. TWU is committed to sustaining a welcoming and inclusive environment for the campus community that includes a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences. TWU faculty and staff have a passion and desire to prepare students from a broad spectrum of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds towards personal and professional success. TWU encourages applications from candidates without regard to ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

 

 

 

Adjunct Instructor for Political Science

TWU Department of Social Sciences is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Adjunct Instructor of Political Science. The qualified candidate should demonstrate

  • either masters or doctoral level education in the discipline (or an equivalent)
  • experience in both online and in-seat course presentations
  • prior experience teaching both Introduction to Political Science and American Government and Politics courses.

Interested applicants should send a current CV, official school transcripts, and references to kfulbright@tnwesleyan.edu.

Tennessee Wesleyan University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that celebrates the all-encompassing diversity of its student body. TWU is committed to sustaining a welcoming and inclusive environment for the campus community that includes a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences. TWU faculty and staff have a passion and desire to prepare students from a broad spectrum of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds towards personal and professional success. TWU encourages applications from candidates without regard to ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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