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Sherubtse College (Bhutan) - Spring 2013[]

The Sherubtse College Department of Sociology is seeking teaching applicants for Spring Semester, 2013. Applicants must hold a minimum of a Master's degree plus 30 graduate credit hours in Sociology. Preference will be given to applicants able to teach with a high degree of excellence in the following areas: General Sociology, Sociological Theory, Sociological Methods (qualitative and/or quantitative), Sociology of Development, Environmental Sociology.
Sherubtse College ( is the oldest institution of higher education in Bhutan.Against a dramatic backdrop of the high Himalayan Mountains in the country’s far eastern region, our blossoming three-year college seeks highly qualified and dedicated instructors to enrich our liberal arts program. Successful candidates must teach at least two modules per 16-week semester to undergraduate students. Academic rank and salary designations are based on educational background and amount of teaching and other experience. The minimum contract duration is three academic semesters.
All applicants should meet the following criteria: 1) Language: You must be able to speak, understand, read and write English in a fluent and highly intelligible manner; 2) Education: You must hold a Ph.D., or a Master's Degree plus 30 graduate credit hours in sociology; 3) Teaching Experience: You must be able to demonstrate excellence in previous undergraduate teaching for a minimum of three cumulative academic years; 4) Teaching Interests: You must have experience teaching basic introductory undergraduate modules and at least one upper division course in the requisite advertised specialty areas; 5) Attitude: You must have a willingness to live and teach for a minimum of three semesters in a unique and rapidly transforming society in which material conditions can sometimes present challenges that are typically outweighed by other rewards.
Application Procedure: Please submit your curriculum vitae containing your academic background, employment history, and full contact information to A short-list of candidates will be notified after review. Applications will be accepted until filled.