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.

Story published on December 19, 2019