Job Posting: Visiting Faculty Position in Sociology of Organizations at Brown University

Position description:  The Sociology Department of Brown University seeks applications for a Visiting faculty member in the area of the Sociology of Organizations, to begin 1 July, 2017.  The rank of appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and standing.  Applicants at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor must have a PhD in hand by 1 August, 2017. We welcome applicants from a broad array of social science disciplines who can contribution to curricular needs in Brown’s undergraduate program in Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations (BEO), particularly the BEO track of Organization Studies.


The successful applicant will teach one course, at the undergraduate level, during Fall Semester 2017.   Content of this course is to be focused on Theories of Leadership.  Of particular interest is the application of a variety of leadership theories to real world problems in for-profit and nonprofit organizations.  In addition to interacting with Brown’s engaged and energetic undergraduates, the instructor will be encouraged to participate in the intellectual life of BEO, Sociology, and other associated units.

Application Instructions:  Applications should include (1) a cover letter describing interest and qualification for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a syllabus for a similar course previously taught, or a short description of what the applicant would intend to offer; and (4) the names, positions, and email addresses of three individuals who could be consulted as references.

Brown is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, with a strong commitment to fostering diversity at all levels.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio:  apply.interfolio.com/42131

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