Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology


Nebraska Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year visiting Assistant Professor position for the Sociology & Criminology Department starting in August 2023.

Nebraska Wesleyan University is a private university with a commitment to liberal arts, has approximately 1,600 undergraduates and is located in the capital city of Nebraska.  

This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. NWU offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits plan including Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, and Retirement, among other benefits.


This faculty member will play an important role in supporting NWU Sociology and Criminology degree programs. Primary responsibilities in this position include teaching courses in Environment, Introduction to Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, and Family.  

  • A doctoral (preferred) or master’s degree in Sociology from an accredited institution.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to engaging, innovative, and evidence-informed teaching incorporating diverse instructional methods.
Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University's mission and we embrace it as a source of strength.  Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials. 

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE

How to Apply

To apply, please upload a letter of application addressing qualifications, resume, a diversity statement, and the names of three professional references at the following URL:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.