One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology - Utica College in Utica New York

Utica College

Utica, New York 13502

United States


Detailed Job Description

Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, seeks applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in its Sociology and Anthropology Department. Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. Utica College is located in an attractive, family-friendly area of upstate New York near the foothills of the Adirondacks offering easy access to a broad variety of recreational and cultural attractions.

In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.

The successful candidate should have a specialization in medical anthropology, and the ability to teach a medical anthropology course and a four-field introductory course or a survey course on Native American cultures. The ability to teach anthropology of food is also desirable. The teaching load is four courses per semester and may include online courses.

To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching excellence, statement of teaching philosophy, and three references. Applicants must describe their work or experiences with diverse student populations in no more than a two page statement of teaching philosophy. All application materials must be submitted online at the following link:

Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be checked for candidates invited to campus.

Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.


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Keyword Phrases

  • One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Higher Education
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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