Lecturer, Sociology - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

United States


Detailed Job Description

Posting Number: FY1311205

Title: Lecturer, Sociology

Division: AA - Academic Affairs

Position Department: Sociology

Position Classification: FF - Full Time Faculty

Position Band: 00E-Exempt/Salaried Ungraded

Title of Person to which Position Reports: Department Chair

Description of Duties:
The Department of Sociology at Bentley University invites candidates with primary areas of specialization in: medical sociology, sociology of sport, crime/deviance, consumer societies, and/or gender for a Lecturer position, subject to final administration approval and funding authorization, with contract beginning July 2013 to end of June 2014.

Additional Description of Duties: Bentley University is a business university with a unique, dynamic and expanding Arts and Sciences program. Sociology is one of eight Arts & Sciences departments in the business university with strong ties to other departments. Bentley has an outstanding faculty of teacher-scholars who value excellence in both scholarship and the classroom. Our faculty educate students to be leaders in business and related professions in a global economy, by combining the creative, reflective, and communicative strengths of the Arts and Sciences with the analytical, technological and problem solving strengths of business. Of particular importance to the Sociology Department is Bentley's historical commitment to the integration of diversity, ethics, social responsibility and service throughout the curriculum. Sociology faculty play an active role in a number of the college's initiatives and centers.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications accepted until position filled. For best consideration, apply before March 1, 2013.

Position Qualifications:
While methodological and theoretical approaches are open, consideration will be given to candidates who have scholarly/teaching interests in qualitative inquiry, especially pertaining to ethnographic studies of practice, ethnomethodology, and/or conversation analysis. The applicant should have completed, or be near completion of, a doctorate degree (Sociology preferred) and demonstrate a strong commitment to and excellence in teaching.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Teaching Philosophy
Other Document
Teaching Evaluations

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: All application materials should be submitted through Bentley's on-line employment site at: https://jobs.bentley.edu. Applications should include curriculum vita, cover letter, statements of teaching experience (use "Other Documents" tab to submit statement of teaching experience). Candidates will be asked to submit contact information for 3 references. The references will be contacted shortly after the application is complete to upload confidential references.

Bentley University leads higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences, information technology, and corporate and social responsibility. We seek faculty and staff who represent diverse backgrounds, interests and talents.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Lecturer, Sociology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter