Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology or Sociology

Job Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology or Sociology




Department of Behavioral Sciences

FLSA Status


Salary Range:

Salary to be determined by degrees held and experience

Bargaining Unit

VSC Faculty Federation

HR Contact:

Susan Rothschild

Date posted:



  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or Sociology at the time of appointment.

  • Expertise in criminal justice/justice studies or medical anthropology or sociology would be desirable, although other specialty areas will be considered.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Teach courses in introductory anthropology or sociology, theory, social science methods

    courses as well as courses in the applicant’s area of expertise.

    Guide undergraduates in small-scale “field” projects, often in local communities.

    Excellent teaching and advising, an active research program, and service to the college and community are expected, as is a commitment to the college-wide goal of early and ongoing student success.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin February 10, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of application, including a statement of teaching philosophy and professional and scholarly interests; curriculum vitae; transcripts; student course evaluations; three letters of recommendation with at least one from the most recent place of employment; and a completed JSC application (available at, (ATTN Dr. Susan Green). Final offer of employment is subject to a fingerprint supported criminal background check.

JSC strongly encourages applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds. JSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the Vermont State Colleges system. In compliance with ADA requirements, we will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant