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Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor - Social & Behavioral Sciences - Hamilton Campus

Posted: 05/14/2023

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Job no: 501815
Department: Social & Behavioral Sciences - Hamilton Campus
Location: Hamilton, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Summary:
Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach undergraduate sociology courses and provide student advising beginning August 2023.  Miami University’s Regional Campuses are open admissions campuses with a liberal arts curriculum. Teaching responsibilities will include our primary needs – sociology in a global context, social deviance, and sexualities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in sociology or closely related field (specialization open) by date of appointment for appointment as visiting assistant professor; OR, a Masters in sociology or closely related field (specialization open) by date of appointment for appointment as instructor.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Consideration may be given to those that demonstrate all or most of the following: experience and excellence in college teaching; experience with or openness to teaching online courses; experience with non-traditional students; advising experience; and strong skills in interacting and collaborating with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Miami community through their teaching and advising.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, writing sample, and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Under Writing Sample, submit 1-2 representative reprints/preprints or other relevant supporting documents.   Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Beth Dietz at  

Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.
For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Benefit Eligible:

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin May 29, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 15 May 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
This Organization Participates in E-Verify.

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