Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology.

The successful candidate will be a sociologist with an interest in sociological theory and a commitment to undergraduate teaching.  This is exclusively a teaching position, with the teaching load being 3/2; the position does include healthcare benefits.

The candidate must be prepared to teach the Sociological Theory course (junior level class dealing with classical and contemporary perspectives), several sections of Introductory Sociology, and at least one other mid-level course in the candidate’s area of specialization that will contribute to the Sociology major at Coe College.  The College strongly values a commitment to a student-centered approach and a multicultural perspective in teaching.  A Ph.D. is preferred, although we would consider hiring an ABD candidate at the Instructor level.  Candidates who can provide evidence of successful teaching will be strongly preferred.

Please submit a letter of application (including a proposed list of course offerings), curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, evidence of teaching excellence, a syllabus for an undergraduate course and three letters of recommendation to

Review of applications will begin on March 18, and will continue until the position is filled.

Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.

Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.