Human Resources

Lecturer, Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Alma College, Alma, Michigan invites applications for a Lecturer position in Sociology. This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position beginning August 2020.

The department seeks a faculty colleague who demonstrates a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context, and who advises and mentors students. Teaching responsibilities will include Methods of Social Research, courses in social inequality/stratification, and courses that meet departmental or institutional needs, such as introductory sociology classes and courses in the college’s general education curriculum. A Ph.D. is strongly preferred, but candidates who are ABD or with a master’s degree will be considered.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, candidates should submit the following: a cover letter; C.V.; and a teaching statement that incorporates evidence of teaching effectiveness. Three confidential letters of reference should be sent directly. Materials should be sent via email (either Word or pdf attachments) to:

Catherine Fobes

Chair, Department of Sociology & Anthropology

c/o Jacqueline Gage

Alma College is a selective baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally.

Story published on December 19, 2019