Two Lecturer of Sociology Positions at Georgia State University

The Sociology Department invites applications for two Lecturer positions to teach (primarily) Introduction to Sociology and Introduction to Social Problems, beginning August 2021. In addition to instruction, we expect Lecturers to mentor undergraduate students and participate in departmental governance. These are full-time non-tenure-track teaching positions, with the benefits, rights, and responsibilities of regular faculty and opportunity for promotion.


Located in Atlanta, Georgia State University is an enterprising R-1 university, serving one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation. Our department offers an undergraduate major and an undergraduate minor in sociology; a master’s in Professional Sociology; a master’s in Sociology; and a doctorate in Sociology. We are committed to becoming an anti-racist department, to supporting our exemplary student-scholars, and to fostering innovative research. We strongly encourage minority scholars to apply. Learn more about our department at


To apply, email the following materials as PDFs to

  1. a Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications;
  2. a Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (i.e., two course syllabi, all student evaluations, and a teaching statement or teaching philosophy);
  4. a Diversity Statement; and
  5. three Letters of Recommendation (emailed from letter-writers to   

All materials should demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching.   A PhD in Sociology is required by August 2021. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications April 1, 2021; the due date to send in materials is March 31, 2021. 


Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The College of Arts & Sciences supports faculty professional success through mentoring programs and representation of faculty from all ranks in college-level program development. GSU is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.