Job Opportunities

The University of Virginia Department of Sociology seeks applications to fill non-tenure track Instructional positions during the 2019-2020 academic year.  Teaching load will be a minimum of one, but no more than three, course(s) during the academic year based on need, and at the discretion of the department chair.  Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, sociology of culture, theory, stratification, family, gender, comparative-historical, political, religion, media, health, law, and education.  Compensation will take the form of wages.  A terminal degree is expected but not required.  Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. 

To apply, please complete an application online at and include the following: a current CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and complete contact information for three professional references.  Search on Requisition R0006696.

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Brandi Shifflett, HR Specialist at (434) 243-4095 or

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.  This position will require an education verification. (FSAKA)

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.