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Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2010 7:51 PM
Subject: [GAD_listserv] tenure-track position at Virginia Tech
Please make a note of the following opportunity (attached and below).
The Department of Sociology at Virginia Tech invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of sociology of diversity and assessment, beginning fall 2011. This position will include teaching and assessing the core course in a newly developing, interdisciplinary, diversity concentration for undergraduates. This core course will be housed in the department of sociology and carry a SOC designation. The successful candidate must have a strong record of teaching excellence and show evidence of strong research potential in the area of diversity and assessment. A Ph.D. in sociology, anthropology, or closely related field is required and must be in hand by the time of appointment. In addition to interest in the sociology of diversity, we are seeking a candidate with interest in one or more of the following areas:
Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Aging, Hispanic Studies, social identity, and social inequality. The Department of Sociology offers the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. It is home to the Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies programs, which offer their own minors, degree options, and graduate-degree emphases. We also have two departmental centers, the Center for Race and Public Policy and the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention. A Research I university located in the mountains of Blacksburg, Virginia, Virginia Tech is the largest state-supported university in Virginia. Blacksburg was voted by Outside Magazine as one of the ten best places to live in the United States.
Please complete an on-line application, including a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests (use candidate statement field), samples of written work (use other doc field), names and email addresses of three references, teaching evaluations (if available) at https://jobs.vt.edu
Send any additional materials that cannot be submitted on-line to Professor Ted Fuller, Diversity Search Chair, C/O Brenda Husser, Department of Sociology, Virginia Tech, 560 McBryde Hall (0137), Blacksburg VA 24061. Review of applications will begin January 3, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.
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