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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
Title:Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

LaGrange College seeks to fill a one-year faculty appointment in Sociology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.  The Sociology program is an anchor program within the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.  Through both a solid grounding in theory and engagement in the field (via internships and special programming) students receive a thorough and intensive introduction to the discipline.  The program’s engagement in LaGrange College’s Undergraduate Research Program affords students the opportunity to work directly with Sociology faculty on research projects that build their professional skills. The standard teaching load for this position is four courses each semester.

We seek a broadly trained Sociologist to teach survey as well as upper division Sociology courses (including Theory/Methods, Kinship & Family, Social Policy, etc.)   

Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and service, as well as an appreciation of the mission of small liberal arts institutions.

Earned doctorate in Sociology or advanced ABD status is required.

To apply please visit and click on the position link.  You will be asked to complete an online application as well as submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • A list of courses applicant is qualified to teach
  • Graduate transcripts
  • Contact information for three professional references

About LaGrange, Georgia

LaGrange College is in LaGrange, Georgia (pop. 30,000) about an hour southwest of Atlanta. In a recent “Yahoo News” piece entitled Seven Things to do in Lagrange, Georgia, Sucheta Rawal refers to as “a progressive small town with all the amenities of a big city.” An inviting community with a sense of traditional Southern charm and old-fashioned hospitality, LaGrange is home to Fortune 500 companies, historic landmarks, unique shops, a revitalized and thriving downtown, green spaces including The Thread, and restaurants for every taste. Area attractions, for children and adults range from fine arts, including an art center, symphony, and performing arts, to great outdoor life, including Callaway Gardens, West Point Lake, Pine Mountain, and FDR State Park. also provides its residents an excellent recreational program. For more information about the city of and the surrounding area, please check with the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce. A five-minute video introduction to the quality of life in the LaGrange area can be found here.

Review will begin immediately and will remain open until the position is filled.

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