Job Posting: University of Virginia

The University of Virginia Department of Sociology seeks to fill a non-tenure track Lecturer position during the 2015-2016 academic year. The initial one year appointment may be renewable for an additional year contingent upon funding, satisfactory performance, and departmental teaching needs. A teaching load of 2-2 is anticipated, and compensation will take the form of part-time salary with part-time benefits. This appointment is not eligible for ECE (Expectation of Continued Employment). Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, Sociology of Health and Illness, Medical Sociology, Crime and Deviance, Environmental Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Inequality. Applicants must be on track to receive a PhD in the relevant field by May 2015 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis beginning May 13, 2015.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (, and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, statement of teaching, and complete contact information for three professional references.

Search on posting #0616172.

Questions regarding this position or the online application process should be directed to:
Katherine Shiflett

The University will perform background checks, including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree, for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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