Three Instructor of Sociology Positions- Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech invites applications for three full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track instructor positions in the Department of Sociology for the 2021-2022 academic year. Teaching load will be four courses each semester. Applicants must have teaching experience and be willing and able to teach a variety of courses in sociology and/or criminology.

Applicants who can teach any of the following courses are preferred: Introductory Sociology, Social Problems, Sociological Research Methods, and advanced undergraduate courses in sociology and/or criminology. The Department of Sociology grants the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in sociology and an undergraduate major in criminology. The Department of Sociology is the academic home of the Center for Race and Social Policy Research and the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree in sociology or criminology in hand at the start of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in sociology or criminology.

Appointment Type: Restricted

Salary Information: Commensurate with experience

Review Date: May 14, 2021

Additional Information

Applications must be submitted online on or before May 7, 2021 at (posting # 515787). The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and list of three references with email addresses. Questions should be directed to Liesel Ritchie (, Instructor Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Virginia Tech, 560 McBryde Hall (0137), 225 Stanger St., Blacksburg VA 24061.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

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