Position Announcement – University of Iowa, Department of Sociology



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Type of Position OTHER
Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on: Thursday, January 29th, 2015
College: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department: Sociology




Salary: Commensurate




Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
Position Description: The Department of Sociology at the University of Iowa seeks applicants for appointment at the rank of Lecturer (full-time, non-tenure track) to teach introduction to sociology, social problems, and other specialty courses depending on the expertise of the faculty member hired.  We would be particularly interested in candidates who could teach course on family, gender, organizations or economic sociology.  The teaching load is three courses per semester.  This position will be an integral part of the Department’s efforts to expand our offerings and we seek a candidate who is an enthusiastic and effective teacher. A PhD in Sociology is required. Prior teaching experience is highly desirable.  Salary is commensurate with experience. The position will begin in August 2015; the appointment requires that a Ph.D. be received by start of the appointment.  The position is a 3-year renewable appointment.

Applicants should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing samples, a list of teaching interests, teaching evaluations, a set of syllabi and other teaching materials, and three professional letters of reference.  The review of applicants will begin on February 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Sociology and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity;  the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement: A PhD in Sociology is required. The position will begin in August 19, 2015; the appointment requires that a Ph.D. be received by start of the appointment.
Desirable Qualifications: Prior teaching experience in sociology is highly desirable.




Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Writing Sample
Teaching Evaluations
Syllabi and other teaching materials
List of teaching interests
Number of References:  3
Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.
Contact: Melia R Pieper – melia-pieper@uiowa.edu
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Department URL: http://clas.uiowa.edu/sociology/

For further information, please visit https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/65868.