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Lecturer, Sociology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit cover letter, vita, three letters of reference and evidence of teaching quality to Bentley’s online application site by October 15, 2017. Applications will be received until the position has been filled. Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Lecturer, Sociology
Department Sociology
Job Description

The Department of Sociology at Bentley University invites candidates for a full-time Lecturer position beginning July 2018. We seek applicants who have specializations in one of the following areas: gender/sexuality, justice studies, or media and technology. Consideration will be given to candidates who have scholarly/teaching interests in qualitative inquiry, especially pertaining to ethnography, participant observation, interviewing, or ethnomethodology. Applicants who do applied and/or clinical sociology will also be given strong consideration.

Bentley University is a business university with a dynamic and innovative Arts and Sciences program. Sociology is one of eight Arts & Sciences departments at Bentley University. The department has strong enrollments in its courses and close to 50 students taking a minor in sociology. Bentley has an outstanding faculty of teacher-scholars who value excellence in both scholarship and the classroom. Our faculty educate students to be leaders in business and related professions in a global economy, by combining the creative, reflective, and communicative strengths of the Arts and Sciences with the technological and problem solving strengths of business. Of particular importance to the Sociology Department is Bentley’s historical commitment to the integration of diversity, ethics, social responsibility and service throughout the curriculum. Sociology faculty play an active role in a number of the college’s initiatives and centers, including the Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Center. More information on the Department of Sociology can be found at http://www.bentley.edu/academics/departments/sociology.

Required Qualifications

Qualified candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. in Sociology, or a related field AND/OR must have Ph.D. in Sociology or related field completed by September 1, 2018. Must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FY1811205L
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit cover letter, vita, three letters of reference and evidence of teaching quality to Bentley’s online application site by October 15, 2017. Applications will be received until the position has been filled.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Diversity Statement

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.

We strive to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you possess a minimum of a Ph.D. in Sociology, or a related field AND/OR will you have a Ph.D. in Sociology or related field completed by September 1, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents