Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology/Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Position Location: Wingate Main Campus
The Department of Sociology at Wingate University invites applications for a security-track
position commencing in August 2021. A Ph.D. in sociology is required; ABD applicants will be
considered for a visiting position that could evolve into a security-track position. In a security-
track position, one is considered for professional security after six years of successful teaching.
The successful applicant should specialize in medical sociology with the ability to also teach
general courses in the discipline. The teaching expectation will be four courses per semester,
which include medical sociology, social epidemiology, introduction to sociology, research
methods, gender roles, sociology of the family, gerontology, social stratification, and the
sociology of illness. Willingness to contribute to the undergraduate (BSPH) and graduate (MPH)
public health programs will be viewed favorably. The mode of instruction for Fall of 2021 will be
Qualifications and Experience
● A doctorate in Sociology
● Advanced doctoral students at the ABD stage may also apply.
● Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated experience in teaching.
● Training across sociology and public health disciplines is preferred.
● Priority will be given to applicants who submit materials by July 10th .
To apply, submit the following to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr. Geniece
Mondé, Chair of the Sociology Department at email@example.com.
1) A current curriculum vita
2) A cover letter expressing reasons for your interest in the position, including an outline of
3) A statement of principles and vision regarding matters of campus inclusion and equity
4) Contact information for three references
Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private, comprehensive institution offering students
active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, career discovery,
faith development, and community service. Located just outside of Charlotte, NC, Wingate
offers 37 undergraduate majors as well as graduate and professional. The University is home to
Wingate University Open Position Description Assistant Professor of Sociology/Visiting
Assistant Professor of Sociology the Cannon College of Arts and Sciences; the Levine College
of Health Sciences; the Byrum School of Business; and the College of Professional Studies,
which includes the Thayer School of Education and the School of Sport Sciences. The
University’s motto is “Faith, Knowledge, Service.” Learn more at www.wingate.edu.
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prohibiting employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person’s race, color, creed,
national origin, religion, age (over 40), sex, marital status or physical handicap, except where a
reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists. Wingate University is committed to the
provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Wingate University expressly prohibits any
form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.