Visiting Assistant Professor Position, Davidson College

The Sociology department at Davidson College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2021. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the Sociology of Health. The successful candidate will teach five courses each year. New Sociology courses and potential contributions to Davidson College’s interdisciplinary programs (including Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Latin American Studies) will be viewed favorably. Candidates are expected to be highly committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. Experience teaching undergraduates is strongly preferred. Ph.D. in Sociology should be in hand by June 30, 2021.

Please apply online at The following materials are required: cover letter; curriculum vitae; evidence of commitment to teaching; sample syllabi of all courses applicant is prepared to offer; and a diversity statement. Please include the names and contact information for three references. The system will send an email requesting them to upload a confidential letter of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on February 1. All application materials should be submitted online at Direct inquiries to Gayle Kaufman, Chair of the Search Committee ( 

A top-tier highly selective liberal arts college in Davidson, N.C., twenty miles from Charlotte, Davidson College has a low student-faculty ratio and a collegial atmosphere honoring teaching and academic excellence.   At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.