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Assistant Professor in Sociology

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Categories: Faculty
Department: Sociology

We are requiring new employees hired into jobs posted after August 1, 2021, and all employees with a start date on or later than September 1, 2021, to be vaccinated to help protect the health and safety of our community. New employees will be required to submit proof of at least the first dose of a vaccine on or before their start date and proof of full vaccination no later than 5 weeks after their start date.  Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here.


The Sociology department at Davidson College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2022. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the Sociology of Health. The regular teaching load for this position is 5 courses over 2 semesters, with 4 courses in the first year. New Sociology courses and potential contributions to Davidson College's interdisciplinary programs (including Public Health, Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latin American Studies) will be viewed favorably. Candidates are expected to be highly committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. Experience teaching undergraduates is strongly preferred. Ph.D. in Sociology should be in hand by June 30, 2022.

The following materials are required: cover letter; curriculum vitae; evidence of commitment to teaching; sample syllabus; and a diversity statement addressing their ability to contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service. Please include the names and contact information for three references. The system will send an email requesting them to upload a confidential letter of recommendation.

The review of applications will begin on October 1. All application materials should be submitted online at Direct inquiries to Joseph Ewoodzie, Chair of the Search Committee ( 


At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.





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