The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Saint Michael's College (Colchester, VT) invites applications for a tenure track position starting AY 2021 with a three course teaching load per semester. The Sociology and Anthropology Department houses a vibrant major that joins sociology and anthropology in the task of cultivating curiosity, empathy, cultural awareness and critical thinking around issues of social justice in the classroom, in the community, and abroad. We seek a sociologist with strong teaching and research strengths in one or more of the following areas: race and ethnicity, stratification and inequality, social change and social movements, social policy, social theory, and critical theory. Though the position is housed in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, we encourage applications from individuals who can also contribute to the interdisciplinary programs of Public Health and/or Criminology. Applicants with an interest in community-based learning and a commitment to undergraduate education in the liberal arts are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching load is three courses per semester. Opportunities also exist to collaborate with and mentor student research.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), employee and dependent tuition benefits, and discounted gym membership.
Please be prepared to attach all of the following in ONE SINGLE DOCUMENT after clicking on Apply Now button:
Cover letter summarizing teaching, professional experiences, and contributions to diversity and inclusion and interest in cultivating equity and diversity in academic communities.
Professional resume or curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching and research interests
Teaching evaluations or evidence of teaching effectiveness
Contact information for three references (original letters from referees may be requested at a later date)
Review of Applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. No phone calls, emails or walk-ins please.
Qualified applicants will hold a PhD at the time of appointment
Ability to demonstrate evidence of an active research agenda
Evidence of teaching experience (if applicable) and commitment to incorporating a variety of perspectives and preparing students for working in diverse and inclusive environments.
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
About Saint Michael's College
Saint Michael's College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty and staff members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country's top-rated college towns, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 283 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, making it clear why Newsweek magazine labeled the college a "hidden treasure" that "deserves more national recognition." The College is included in the Princeton Review's Best 379 Colleges, earning a spot on the Green College Honor Roll for demonstrating a strong commitment to sustainability. Surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and only 3.5 hours from Boston and 1.5 hours from Montreal, the area offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. To learn more, visit smcvt.edu.