The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) provides a free career center for members and non-members to browse current job opportunities related to sociology. Please remember to contact each employer individually if you would like more information about a job listing. SSSP hopes you find this service valuable.
Job postings are updated each Friday. Jobs are posted by deadline date. Those with the closest deadline will be posted first.
Please refer to the table of contents below for a list of active job postings by category:
Assistant/Associate Professor Positions:
- Bridgewater State University (Criminal Justice)
- California State University, Northridge (Sociology)
- Christopher Newport University (Criminology)
- Coastal Carolina University (Sociology)
- Cornell University (Sociology and Public Policy)
- Drake University (Criminology)
- Drake University (History)
- Eastern Illinois University (Social Work)
- Eastern Illinois University (Criminology)
- Hope College (WGS)
- Miami University, Ohio (Criminology and Medical Sociology)
- Salem State University (Sociology)
- San Francisco State University (Criminology)
- Texas Tech University (Sociology)
- Tulane University (Environmental Studies and Sociology)
- University of California, Berkeley (Public Policy)
- University of Kentucky (Sociology)
- University of Maryland (Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health)
- University of Memphis (Sociology)
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Criminology)
- Villanova University (Sociology and Criminology)
- Eastern Illinois University (Sociology)
- Rutgers University (Communication)
- University of Illinois Chicago (Sociology)
- Justice Policy Institute (Executive Director)
- University of Georgia (Social Work, Director)
- University of Georgia (Social Work, Specialist)
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Institution: San Francisco State University
Department: Criminal Justice (Cohort: Critical Approaches to Crime, Law and Justice Systems)
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description: San Francisco State University, Department of Criminal Justice Studies offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Criminal Justice Studies beginning August 7, 2024. We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests include critical approaches to the study of crime, law and justice systems, and who center social and racial justice. We are especially interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment - through their research, teaching, and service -- to the diversity and excellence of our academic department. We are seeking applicants with experience in and/or demonstrated commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. This is part of a cohort hire focused on Black and Latinx/e student success. We are looking for teacher/scholars who have an established commitment to teaching, research and/or service in and with the Black and Latinx/e community.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Kai Quach, Department Coordinator at email@example.com. Application review will begin October 1, and continues until filled.
Run Date: 9/29/2023
Institution: Villanova University
Department: Sociology and Criminology
Job Description: The Department of Sociology and Criminology at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the criminology program, starting in August of 2024. We seek a promising scholar who shares the Department’s enthusiasm for quality research, undergraduate teaching excellence, and dedicated service. We especially encourage applicants whose scholarship focuses on one or more of the following pressing contemporary issues: gun violence, political violence/terrorism, cybercrime, and comparative criminology, although other specialties may be considered.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational environment and contribute to Villanova University’s Strategic Plan, Rooted. Restless. Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission.
The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.
Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the Criminology program and consist of five undergraduate courses per academic year, with a semester-long sabbatical after a successful third-year review. In addition to teaching courses aligned with their expertise, our new colleague will be expected to teach the introductory-level course along with the research methods and/or data analysis course. Candidates for this position are encouraged to pursue an active research agenda and strive for high-quality publications. We value meaningful university, disciplinary, and public service from our departmental colleagues. Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in Criminology or Sociology by the time of appointment. For further information and application instructions, please click here.
Run Date: 9/30/2023
Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Department: Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health
Job Description: The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health (SAPH) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a full-time (9-month), tenure-track faculty position at the advanced Assistant or Associate Professor level.
Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology or related field by the time of application and should demonstrate a track record of independent research with the potential for external funding. Additionally, applicants should demonstrate experience teaching students at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. The area of specialization is open. Preference will be given to applicants whose research and teaching specializations complement departmental areas and that engage with social inequality and social scientific methods. The position will have a standard teaching load of 4 sociology courses per year. Preference will be given to applicants who will contribute to the core curricula in the undergraduate program in sociology and master’s program in applied sociology. In addition to the core, this position will contribute undergraduate and graduate elective courses, with the potential for new preparations in the applicant’s area of expertise. Finally, preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate an active commitment to the inclusion of underserved, underrepresented, and/or marginalized populations in their research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service.
The review of applications begins on October 1, 2023. All application materials should be submitted by this date for best consideration. For questions, please contact the hiring committee chair, Dr. Aubrey Jackson Soller at firstname.lastname@example.org or the department manager, Ms. Cathy McDonnell at email@example.com.
Run Date: 10/01/2023
Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Sociology & Public Policy
Institution: Cornell University
Job Description: The Brooks School of Public Policy and the Department of Sociology at Cornell University invite applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Sociology & Public Policy. We seek scholars working on policy-relevant topics with demonstrated excellence (or for early career scholars, high potential for excellence) in research and teaching. We welcome applicants across all substantive areas of policy research but are particularly interested in those with scholarly expertise in data science, environment and sustainability, and/or race and racism. The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary hiring initiative at Cornell’s new Brooks School of Public Policy and will be jointly appointed in their disciplinary home within the Department of Sociology.
Run Date: 10/01/2023
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology
Institution: University of Memphis
Department: Department of Sociology
Contact Name: Gretchen Peterson
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description: The Sociology Department at the University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure track faculty position to be filled at the Assistant Professor rank beginning in Fall 2024. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field no later than August 2024. Area of specialization is open, although we seek a scholar who can teach core classes in sociological theory. Preference will be given to a scholar who will be active in the pursuit of grant funding. The Center for Community Research and Evaluation, an on-campus Center that is externally funded and connected with the Sociology Department, provides opportunities for collaboration on externally funded work. The University of Memphis has recently been designated as a Carnegie R1 institution. The University is committed to maintaining this status and there is strong support for new faculty developing their scholarly agendas. Faculty in the department teach a 2-2 load. The Sociology Department offers the B.S. and M.A. degrees and is a partner in the Ph.D. program in Urban Affairs so faculty teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and work with graduate research assistants. The successful candidate will join an exciting and collaborative department in a dynamic urban university.
Run Date: 10/2/2023
Institution: University of Illinois Chicago
Department: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Job Description: The Department of Sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications and nominations for the position of Head/ Professor. The successful candidate will provide leadership for a department committed to public sociology and foster excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement. Addressing social inequality is at the heart of our research and teaching endeavors in the department, and we have six focused research areas: gender and sexuality; race and ethnicity; organizations and the economy; politics, globalization and social change; health, science & knowledge; and urban and spatial inequality.
The Head of Sociology is the chief administrative officer of the department with responsibility for instructional efforts and for operational management including administrative, budgetary, promotion, and recruitment programs. The successful candidate will have a PhD, a distinguished scholarship and teaching record commensurate with the rank of full professor, and appropriate academic administrative experience. A demonstrated ability to lead diverse scholars committed to engaged sociology is desired, as is a strong record of external funding and academic recognition. UIC especially welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minority group members, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, veterans and others who would enrich the University’s research, teaching, and Great Cities’ mission. The ideal Head will work effectively with key units within LAS, the UIC community, and the Chicago metropolitan area to enhance the mission of the Department, the College, and the University. The desired appointment date is August 16, 2024. Salary is competitive based on qualifications.
To apply, complete an on-line application, including the names and email addresses of four references, a full curriculum vitae, and a cover letter that summarizes the candidate’s research, teaching, administrative qualifications, and describes experience with diversity and engaged sociology. Click on the job board and then this job. Questions about the position can be directed to Rosilie Hernández at email@example.com and Joseph O. Jewell at, firstname.lastname@example.org, the search committee co-chairs. Applications must be received by October 2, 2023, for fullest consideration. Please forward nominations to Dean Lisa Freeman at email@example.com by September 10, 2023. Applicants are not required to be nominated in order to apply.
Run Date: 10/03/2023
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Kentucky
Contact Name: Dr. Carrie Oser or Dr. Edward Morris
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Job Description: The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky seeks to fill a tenure-eligible faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a 9-month position in the regular title series with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024. The department is seeking a scholar with expertise in crime, law, and/or deviance. This individual will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including contributing to a new criminology major and existing criminology minor. We encourage candidates whose research and teaching will add to existing departmental strengths and needs (see www.soc.as.uky.edu) to apply. Opportunities are available for collaboration and affiliation through UK’s Research Priority Areas such as substance use (SUPRA) and/or race/ethnicity (UNITE).
Run Date: 10/9/2023
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Criminology
Institution: Christopher Newport University
Department: College of Social Sciences - Sociology, Social Work & Anthropology
Job Description: The Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a tenure-track position in criminology, effective August 2024. Our interdisciplinary department offers majors in sociology, criminology, anthropology, and social work. We are seeking a criminologist or sociologist who will expand the ranks of our faculty and who will contribute to our rapidly growing criminology major. While the area of specialization for this position is open, preference will be given to candidates who have active research agendas or established teaching strengths in gender, sexuality, and crime; inequality and crime; and/or victimization. In addition to teaching upper-level undergraduate courses in their area(s) of specialization, the successful candidate will also have teaching responsibilities in core courses in support of the criminology major, which could include introduction to criminology, criminological theory, research methods, and/or senior seminar. The nominal teaching load for tenure track appointments is 3-3.
We seek a teacher-scholar who is committed to undergraduate education, who will engage with a diverse group of students in and out of the classroom, and who will pursue a robust research agenda in their area of expertise. A Doctoral degree in sociology, criminology, women and gender studies, or a closely related field is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. A J.D. alone is not sufficient for consideration. In some cases, exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at a higher rank, and ABD candidates who will not hold the doctorate by the time of appointment may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor. Learn more about the department and its academic programs.
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Sociology
Institution: California State University, Northridge
Job Description: The department of Sociology at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach 3 courses per semester (3/3) for the first two years of their appointment, and 4/4 thereafter, with the potential of course reduction based on grants and/or other service-based releases. The successful candidate will teach courses in social welfare/social justice, other courses in specialization areas, and have research interests in social welfare/social justice. There will also be opportunities to teach in the Sociology Master’s degree program. In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, participation in assessment of student learning, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion. Given CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement in a diverse environment, the successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable academic outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.
Position Title: Assistant Professor (Non) Citizenship and Public Policy
Department: Goldman School of Public Policy
Institution: University of California Berkeley
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description: The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) at the University of California, Berkeley's holds the #1 US News and World Report rankings in Policy Analysis, and in Social Policy, and we are committed proudly to equity and justice for the public good. We seek applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position as part of the Berkeley's (Non)Citizenship Cluster search. Successful applicants will have primary research using analytical methods to examine policy areas that enhance, sustain, or threaten citizenship as a legal and cultural status combining civil, political, and social rights with a sense of identity.
Focal areas include, but are not limited to immigration, voting and election policy, refugee/asylee policy, legal, social, and cultural incorporation processes, and other relevant topics touching upon the determinants of citizenship in the face of increasing threats of democracy and international mobility. Successful candidates' scholarship must speak to and advance the goals of the “Understanding (Non)Citizenship” initiative at the University of California, Berkeley, which aims to hire an interdisciplinary cluster of faculty on this topic over two years.
Run Date: 10/14/2023
Institution: Drake University
Department: The College of Arts & Sciences
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
Job Description: The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Drake University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Sociology beginning in the fall semester of 2024. The successful candidate will be part of a new track specialization in crime, violence, and justice. This tenure track position is best suited for a sociologist with a background in and passion for criminology whose interests and approach complement those of existing faculty. The area of specialization is open. We are particularly interested in teacher-scholars with expertise in critical criminology, criminological theory, mass incarceration, community violence/justice, and/or racial justice.
The successful candidate will be able to teach Introduction to Crime, Violence and Justice; Theories of Inequality; Criminological Theory; and advanced courses in their substantive specialty. They will also be able to contribute generally to the Sociology major. Teaching load is 3/3 in two semesters with January term optional. Within the department and across our institution, our students thoughtfully engage with critical social issues. Academic programs combine social theory and research design coursework with elective classes chosen by the student based on personal interests. Community-engaged learning provides hands-on experience with local, national, and global contexts. The major prepares students for graduate school and professional work in nonprofit sectors, government service, social services, law, human resources, higher education, and other fields. We serve an increasingly diverse student body and seek to enhance the diversity of our faculty ranks. More specifically, we seek candidates for this position who have experience working with students from a diverse background and have a demonstrated commitment to inclusive learning. The search committee is particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The start date for this appointment will be in August 2024.
Have Questions? Questions about this position can be directed to the search chair, Professor William Garriott at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about the application process, working at Drake, spouse/partner support, reasonable accommodations, benefits, or additional information about Drake or Des Moines, Iowa may be directed to Drake Human Resources at email@example.com.
Run Date: 10/15/2023
Institution: Drake University
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description: The History Department is excited to launch this search for a tenure-track assistant faculty member. This is a 9-month appointment beginning in August 2024. We are seeking a dedicated teacher and insightful scholar with expertise in and a passion for African American History. Offering African-American History is essential to the continued social and academic relevance of Drake’s curriculum. Courses our selected candidate can anticipate teaching include, but are not limited to: African American History to 1877, African American History Since 1877, African American History through Popular Films, African American History as Public History, and African American Political Thought. We know from prior semesters that these courses are popular among our students and have been consistently filled. The typical semester course load in history is 3/3, with a 2/3 load in the first year/fall semester for tenure-track hires without credit toward tenure. The search committee is particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Have Questions? Questions about this position can be directed to the search chair, Professor Matthew Esposito at email@example.com. Questions about the application process, working at Drake, spouse/partner support, reasonable accommodations, benefits, or additional information about Drake or Des Moines, Iowa may be directed to Drake Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For full consideration, apply by October 15, 2023. The position will remain posted until filled.
Run Date: 10/15/2023
Position Title: Advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Environmental Studies and Sociology
Institution: Tulane University
Department: Sociology and Environmental Studies Program
Contact Name: Laura McKinney
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
Job Description: The Environmental Studies Program and Department of Sociology at Tulane University invite applications for a tenure-track professorship at the rank of advanced assistant or associate professor with specialization in urban environmental sociology to begin July 2024. Tulane’s Environmental Studies program is an interdisciplinary program based in the School of Liberal Arts with strengths in the social sciences and environmental humanities. We are in the process of building a vibrant and unique program that will bring together Environmental and Urban Studies, comprised of scholars who understand the relationships among cities (and non-cities), the environment, and climate change, and build on cross-school collaborations with Tulane’s School of Science and Engineering, School of Architecture, and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to its creation and other initiatives to promote and advance environmental research, teaching, and community engagement on campus and beyond. The successful candidate will have a tenure home and 50% appointment in the Department of Sociology, which specializes in the interdisciplinary study of social inequalities by adopting rigorous qualitative and quantitative methods. Our location in New Orleans offers considerable opportunity for place-based research and experiential learning activities of this sort. The teaching load is 2-2, and the candidate will be expected to teach courses in Sociology and Environmental studies and mentor at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Run Date: 10/15/2023
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Criminology/Medical Sociology
Institution: Miami University (Ohio)
Department: Sociology & Gerontology
Contact Name: Jennifer Bulanda
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in the areas of criminology and medical sociology. The successful candidate will teach courses in the department’s undergraduate programs in criminology and in medical sociology, advise students, maintain an active research agenda, and provide service to the institution. The Department of Sociology and Gerontology offers undergraduate programs in Sociology and Criminology, Gerontology, Social Justice, and Organizational Leadership as well as masters and doctoral programs in Gerontology. The department has an undergraduate criminology minor, a medical sociology minor, and a criminology track within the sociology major. The individual filling this position must be able to teach core courses across the criminology curriculum, including Criminology (SOC 352) and Systems of Justice (SOC 409), supervise the required internship course, and teach other existing criminology courses (e.g., Sociology of Law, Juvenile Justice) and/or be able to develop upper-level criminology electives within their areas of expertise. The individual filling this position will also be expected to teach courses that serve in both the medical sociology and criminology curriculum (e.g., Sociology in a Global Context, Social Problems, or Social Deviance), core courses such as Medical Sociology, or develop an upper-level course centrally relevant to both medical sociology and criminology.
Institution: University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Contact Name: Lois Presser
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
Job Description: The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of criminology, beginning August 1, 2024. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the Department of Sociology’s strength in social justice and whose research resonates with our three other departmental areas: critical race and ethnic studies; environmental sociology; and political economy and globalization. Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and excellent teaching and will be expected to seek external funding as a condition of tenure and promotion. A Ph.D. in Criminology, Sociology, or related area is required at the time of appointment.
Run Date: 10/16/2023
Institution: Rutgers University
Contact Name: Katherine Ognyanova
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description: The Department of Communication at Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information seeks a full-time faculty member in the area of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) with an emphasis on Data Science. Preference will be given to candidates at the Assistant and Associate levels. The appointment will begin in Fall 2024.
We are seeking a social scientist studying information and communication technology who uses computational social science methods. The ideal candidate will conduct theory-driven, empirical, communication-centered research that examines the social implications of new technologies. This new faculty member will contribute to the growing computational social science area at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University. We are looking for an innovative and engaged communication scholar whose research foci recognizes emerging issues in areas including but not limited to:
- Artificial intelligence fairness and algorithmic bias
- Artificial intelligence and the future of work
- Social inequality and democratic participation
- Media and technology
- Youth and technology
- Cities and technology
- Globalization and civil society
- Mis/dis-information and technology
- Identity formation and technology
- Collective intelligence and digital collaboration
- Inequities in access, uses, and outcomes of technology
- Relationship between online and offline behavior
For more about the Department of Communication and the School of Communication and Information (SC&I), see comminfo.rutgers.edu. We look forward to welcoming a new colleague who will contribute to our thriving undergraduate and master’s level programs and our highly regarded interdisciplinary school-wide Ph.D. program. Inquiries can be made to the search committee chair: Katherine Ognyanova (email@example.com).
Run Date: 10/17/2023
Position Title: TT Assistant/Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
Institution: Hope College
Department: Women's and Gender Studies
Contact Name: Carrie Bredow
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description: The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Hope College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin August 2024. The candidate’s specialization is open; however, we are particularly interested in applicants whose teaching and/or research expertise includes indigenous, Womanist, or U.S. women of color feminisms, queer feminisms, and/or faith and feminism.
Qualified candidates will have the ability to teach core classes within the WGS curriculum, including Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS 130), Feminist Theory and Methodology (WGS 350), and an integrative Senior Capstone (WGS 494), as well as elective courses in their area of specialization. The ability to teach courses in the area of feminist activism and/or social movements is also of interest. We seek a teacher-scholar who is passionate about educating undergraduates in a small liberal arts environment and will contribute to our vibrant and growing interdisciplinary program, which offers both a BA and minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. Academic responsibilities include teaching 9 credits (3 courses) a semester, maintaining an active program of research or creative scholarship, and participating in the continued growth and development of the Women’s and Gender Studies program.
Review of applications will begin on October 20, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position or program can be directed to Dr. Carrie Bredow.
Run Date: 10/20/23
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Social Work
Institution: Eastern Illinois University
Department: Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology
Contact Name: Michael Gillespie
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
Job Description: The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at Eastern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of social work to begin August 2024. A Master of Social Work (MSW) degree is required at time of appointment in addition to a Ph.D. in Social Work, Doctor of Social Work (DSW), or related field; ABD applicants will be considered. We are seeking applicants with a background in social work practice to contribute to our Sociology program and an anticipated Interdisciplinary Bachelor of Social Work program with the Department of Human Services. Successful candidates will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: family and society, social welfare, social work practice, macro social work, international development, or immigration services. Preference will be given to candidates that can teach current departmental offerings, including introduction to social work, and develop new courses in their areas of expertise. Candidates must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, demonstrate potential for research and publication, and service to the discipline/university. A commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required. The department and university encourage applicants of historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Michael Gillespie, Chair of the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Run Date: 10/27/2023
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Criminology
Institution: Eastern Illinois University
Department: Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology
Contact Name: Mari Kita
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
Job Description: The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at Eastern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Criminology and Criminal Justice to begin August 2024. A Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related field, is preferred but ABD applicants will be considered. Area of specialization is open, with preference given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: reentry, restorative justice, or crimmigration. The successful candidate is expected to contribute new courses to the criminology program and teach current departmental offerings. Additional consideration may be given to applicants who can contribute to an anticipated Interdisciplinary Bachelor of Social Work program. Candidates must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, demonstrate potential for research and publication, and be committed to service to the discipline/university. A commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required. The department and university encourage applicants of historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Mari Kita, Chair of the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Run Date: 10/27/2023
Position Title: Instructor of Sociology
Institution: Eastern Illinois University
Department: Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology
Contact Name: Bill Lovekamp
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
Job Description: The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at Eastern Illinois University invites applications for an instructor in Sociology to begin August 2024. A Master's Degree in Sociology is required; a Ph.D. in Sociology preferred. We are seeking a broadly trained sociologist who can teach courses that serve our general education curriculum. Candidates must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching Introductory Sociology, Social Problems, and Social Stratification, as well as current departmental offerings. A commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required. The department and university encourage applicants of historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Bill Lovekamp, Chair of the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Run Date: 10/27/2023
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: Bridgewater State University
Department: Criminal Justice
Job Description: Bridgewater State University’s Department of Criminal Justice invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin Fall 2024. The department seeks a collaborative faculty member who is student-oriented and committed to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and respects diversity and difference. The ideal candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, mentoring, scholarship, and service. The Department enrolls more than 500 undergraduate majors, a third of whom are students of color. It houses a Victimology concentration in addition to the BS in Criminal Justice, and is home to a vibrant graduate program including offerings in cyber criminology and cybersecurity. The Department of Criminal Justice is a diverse, dynamic, interdisciplinary department with a strong focus on social justice and equity that is committed to providing a meaningful, educational experience to all students.
Bridgewater State University has a 4-4 teaching responsibility (most often implemented with a three-course preparation) supported with significant professional development opportunities and guidance. This position seeks an exceptional candidate whose area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of criminal justice courses, with preference given to candidates who have experience teaching courses in one or more of the following areas: victimology, corrections, punishment, trauma, transformative justice, restorative justice, insider prison programs, or ethics. Additionally, student advising, service to the department and working with students on undergraduate research are essential duties.
Run Date: 10/29/2023
Institution: Coastal Carolina University
Job Description:The Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a Professor of Sociology beginning in August 2024. This position is advertised at the Assistant or Associate level. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required at the time of the appointment. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching and research experience in social justice and social inequalities (i.e., Race, Class, and Gender).
The primary responsibility of the Assistant or Associate Professor will be to teach undergraduate sociology classes in the Social Justice minor including Social Justice, Community Development/Social Change, Social Welfare Policy and Social Work, Environmental Sociology, Poverty, Social Movements, and African American Communities. The Department offers the Bachelor of Arts degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice. We also offer minors in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Social Justice, and Sociology. This highly collaborative and active department encourages close-knit classroom experiences and promotes experiential learning that highlights faculty areas of expertise and research.
Applicants must submit a letter of application stating their teaching and research interests, current curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts, teaching evaluations, and contact information of three references electronically here. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. Posting Number: F00353P.
Run Date: 11/16/2023
Institution: Texas Tech University
Department: Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
Contact E-mail: Jerome.email@example.com
Job Description: The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work (SASW) at Texas Tech University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in Sociology. The research specialization is open, but preference is given to those who have a specialization in health and/or culture. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate courses in Sociology including Globalization and departmentally required classes (statistics, theory, and/or research methods). A strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching is required.
The successful candidate must conduct research commensurate with the standards of a research-intensive university and will be expected to offer appropriate service to the department, college, and university as needed. Applicants should have completed a PhD in the field of Sociology or another relevant field at the time of the appointment. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. All interested applicants must apply online here (click on ‘Faculty’ and 'Search openings' then enter requisition number 34207BR) and upload a CV and cover letter.
After a preliminary review of applications, selected candidates will be asked to provide three letters of reference and a sample of scholarly work. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Jerome Koch, Search Committee Chair, at Jerome.Koch@ttu.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 15th, 2023.
Run Date: 11/17/2023
Institution: Salem State University
Job Description: The sociology department at Salem State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty (rank is usually open) position to begin September 2024. We seek a scholar to teach courses in introductory sociology, Latinx studies, race and ethnicity, classical and contemporary social theory, and specialty areas within the field. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the hire will advise undergraduate students, participate in department and university committees, and maintain active involvement in scholarly activities.
Candidates must be committed to excellence in undergraduate liberal arts education and must demonstrate excellence in teaching across various modalities, including online instruction. The sociology department is an inclusive and collaborative community with a commitment to high quality and supportive instruction, research, and service. Faculty and students are engaged in a myriad of activities that center on contemporary social issues affecting the United States and the global community, including racial and ethnic inequality, immigration, health, the American criminal justice system, American culture, family and intimate relationships, and gender and sexuality, among other areas. The sociology program supports students as they deepen their understanding of social patterns and processes, the social causes and consequences of complex social problems, and the possibilities for social change. The sociology curriculum is broad-based and contributes to the educational goals of multiple disciplines and programs, including social work, nursing, education, healthcare studies, and business. The department offers both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology.
Review of applications will begin in September and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.
Run Date: 12/15/2023