Assistant professor position, Salem College

​Salem College, a liberal arts college for women in Winston-Salem, NC, seeks an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology.  Position begins August 2015, but an earlier appointment may be possible.  The candidate should be able to teach core courses in sociology, including social statistics. Other areas of specialization are open. A Ph.D. in sociology, evidence of teaching excellence and a promising scholarly agenda are required.  ABD considered but doctoral degree must be in hand by August 2015.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching portfolio (philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample syllabi), unofficial graduate transcripts and three letters of reference to<>. Electronic submission is preferred. Letters should be addressed to Professor Teresa Rust Smith, chair, Sociology Search Committee, Department of Sociology and Criminal Studies, Salem College, 601 South Church St., Winston Salem, NC 27101.  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, applications should be received before October 31, 2014. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Founded in 1772 by Moravian settlers, Salem College is ranked as the oldest women’s institution in the nation by founding date and the 13th oldest college overall by the American Council on Education. It provides a four-year liberal arts experience to a diverse and vibrant undergraduate student body. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1, average class size is twelve, and full- and part-time faculty number approximately one hundred. The college offers a number of special programs including a January term featuring study trips and experimental courses, the Women in Science and Mathematics Program, the Center for Women Writers, the Center for Women in Business, graduate programs in education and the Martha H. Fleer Center for Adult Education. Salem’s beautiful 64-acre campus is located in the Old Salem historic district in the heart of Winston-Salem. For more information on Salem College, see