St. Mary's University
  • 15-Aug-2018 to 15-Feb-2019 (CST)
  • Sociology
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • TBD
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.

The Department of Sociology at St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas invites applications for a two-year Non-Tenure Track Visiting Assistant Professor for fall 2019 in Sociology to teach courses in core areas of the undergraduate Sociology program, and in supporting courses in an Anthropology minor. Sociology courses may include statistics, inequalities including race/class/gender, organizations, and research methods. Additional areas of specialization and teaching competence are welcome. Suitable candidates must possess teaching experience and a commitment to teaching, research, teamwork, and service. Teaching duties will include four courses per semester with a majority of courses in Sociology, and potentially one Anthropology course per semester. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required by August 2019; ABD with a completion date within the fall 2019 semester is also acceptable.  A M.A./M.S. in Anthropology (or at least 18 hours in graduate work relevant to Anthropology or related disciplines) is required by August 2019 as well.

Applicants should be willing to contribute to and support the St. Mary's University Mission of academic excellence, service, and leadership ( spiritual/marianists/). Applicants with an interest in affiliating with the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Mary's University are encouraged to apply. The Center for Catholic Studies is open to faculty and students who seek interdisciplinary conversations and scholarly activities that explore the Catholic Church in society and culture, particularly as it relates to the Southwest region of the nation and its growing Hispanic population ( academics/centers/catholic-studies/).

St. Mary's University is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest, founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary. It is a private, Catholic, and Marianist university with a strong tradition of integrating liberal arts with professional studies. St. Mary's enrolls 3,600 students in a diverse setting with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. St. Mary's has been cited for high graduation rates among Texas colleges and is ranked among the best in the West Region for value and academic quality by U.S. News & World Report. St. Mary's is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution.

For full consideration, applicants should be received by February 15, 2019. Applications can be found at Applicantions should electronically submit the job application, a cover letter, CV, and transcripts. The three letters of recommendation must be addressed to: Janet Armitage, PhD, Search Committee Chair and Chair of Sociology, St. Mary's University, Sociology Department. Additional materials may be requested of select applicants at a later date. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and is accompanied with a strong benefits package. St. Mary's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants are welcome, and we actively encourage minorities and women to apply. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check.

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