1-year Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer of Sociology, Department of Political Science and Sociology, Murray State University.

The Department of Political Science and Sociology at Murray State University (Murray, KY) invites applications for a 1-year Visiting Assistant Professor (PhD) or Visiting Lecturer (ABD) position in Sociology beginning in the fall of 2019.

Ph.D. in Sociology is preferred, but ABDs will also be considered. Previous teaching experience is preferred.

The successful candidate will teach a 4-4 course load. In the fall of 2019, they will be responsible for teaching Social Theory, Media & Crime, and two sections of Introduction to Sociology (one in-person, one online). The courses taught in the spring of 2020 will depend on the department’s needs.

Application deadline is June 14, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

 Applicants should submit the following materials via email to Ali Hendley, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]  

 Required application materials:

1) a letter of application
2) a current CV
3) evidence of teaching effectiveness
4) a list of three references 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

Email Ali Hendley ([email protected]) with any questions.

This position comes with employment benefits; more details about benefits can be found here: https://www.murraystate.edu/headermenu/Offices/HumanResources/Benefits/index.aspx