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Visiting Instructor of Sociology

Birmingham-Southern College seeks candidates with a demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate courses for a one-year visiting instructor position beginning August 2017. Although candidates in any subfield of sociology will be considered, those well prepared to teach introduction to sociology as well as statistics and research methods, social epidemiology, and poverty studies courses will be given special consideration. A demonstrated ability to make connections with local community partners is highly valued.

The teaching load is three courses in the fall term, one course in the January term, and three courses in the spring term. Ph.D. is highly preferred, but ABDs will be considered if the defense date is set.

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. BSC is included in Pope's Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College's curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College's faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation visit: www.bsc.edu

Birmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, which is the largest city in Alabama and a leading hub for banking and medical research in the Southeast. There are six higher education institutions, a symphony, a ballet company, the largest art museum in the Southeast, and numerous opportunities for outdoor adventure and recreational activities.

Review of applicants will begin immediately. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial), and three professional recommendation letters. Email applications are preferred: socsearch@bsc.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify EOE.