Assistant Professor - Sociology
Date Posted: 12/19/2013
West Virginia Wesleyan College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning Fall 2014.
Requirements for the position include: Ph.D. from an accredited university in Sociology or related discipline; record or promise of excellence in teaching; and the ability to teach a range of courses across the curriculum. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to a proposed new Social Justice curriculum. The successful candidate will be an effective teacher who will engage students and work to grow the program. Well-qualified ABDs will be considered.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan is a private residential liberal arts and sciences college located in the foothills of the Appalachians in Buckhannon, WV, named one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America”. The College is related to the United Methodist Church, with a curriculum committed to intellectual rigor, self-discovery, human dignity, mutual support, social justice, self-discipline, mental and physical wellness, the appreciation of diversity and the natural world, and the judicious use of resources. The College has over 40 undergraduate academic majors, 10 graduate programs, 19 NCAA Division II sports, comprehensive student life, community engagement, and outdoor recreation programs.
To apply: please submit in a single pdf, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations, and unofficial academic transcripts to the following.
Dr. Boyd Creasman
Vice President for Academic Affairs
West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201
West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in whichall employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.