Position Title: Assistant Professor
Institution: Mississippi State University
Contact Name: Chair, Search Committee
Address: Mississippi State University, Department of Sociology, P.O. Box C, Mississippi State, MS 39762
Job Description: The Department of Sociology invites applications for an Assistant Professor to begin in fall 2019. We seek candidates who conduct research in, and are committed to teaching about, Criminology. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on racial disparities in crime and justice. Completion of the Ph.D. in Sociology or Criminology by time of hire is required. The position requires active participation in the teaching, research and service responsibilities of the department; teaching introductory, advanced undergraduate and graduate courses; and participation in departmental activities. The department has more than 400 undergraduate majors and 40 sociology graduate students with strong ties to the African American Studies Program, Gender Studies Program, the Social Science Research Center, the National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center, and the Southern Rural Development Center. Programs offered include BA, BSW, MS, and a Ph.D. in Sociology.http://www.sociology.msstate.edu. All applicants must apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu (PARF # 497268) and attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter (which should describe research and teaching interests and any supporting materials that demonstrate research, teaching and/or service achievements). http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/497268?lApplicationSubSourceID. Materials can also be sent to: Chair, Search Committee, Mississippi State University, Department of Sociology, P.O. Box C, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Chair of the Search Committee. Review of applications begins October 1 2018, though applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. The largest university in the state, Mississippi State University is a public, land grant university of approximately 20,000 students classified as Doctoral/Research Extensive by the Carnegie Foundation. MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Run Date: 07/10/18-10/01/18
Date Posted: 07/16/18
Position Title: Faculty, Sociology, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2019
Institution: Salem State University
Contact Name: Human Resources
Address: 352 Lafayette Street Salem, MA 01970
Job Description: General Statement of Duties: The sociology department at Salem State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in sociology, to begin in Fall 2019. We are looking for a scholar with expertise in Latinx Studies and the ability to teach theory and/or statistics. Secondary areas of specialization are open, depending upon the expertise of the candidate and needs of the program. The department’s mission centers around issues related to social inequality and social justice. The department has a strong commitment to teaching students to think critically about principles of social justice and equity at the local, national, and global levels, and orienting students to become agents of social change. The department offers a bachelor’s of arts degree and a bachelor’s of science degree in sociology. The sociology curriculum is broad-based, contributing to the educational goals of multiple disciplines and programs, including social work, nursing, healthcare studies, and business. Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, civic engagement, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community. Duties and Responsibilities: Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding. Required Qualifications: Candidates should possess a PhD or ABD in sociology or a related field; previous experience around Latinx studies and statistics/theory; and demonstrate productivity in terms of scholarly research. Preferred Qualifications: University/college teaching experience in Latinx studies; interest in civic learning and civic engagement pedagogies; experience in and commitment to teaching in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles; experience in distance learning and instructional technologies; and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate liberal arts education and excellence in teaching. Working Conditions: Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts. Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check. EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply. Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may come down at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.
Run Date: 07/10/18-11/10/18
Date Posted: 07/12/18
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Institution: California State University, Los Angeles
Contact Name: Roseann Giarrusso
Address: Dept of Sociology Calif State Univ, Los Angeles 5151 State University Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90032
Job Description: California State University, Los Angeles Tenure-Track Faculty Position College of Natural and Social Sciences Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology Department of Sociology, in the College of Natural and Social Sciences Starting Date: August, 2019 Minimum Qualifications: 1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Sociology or other closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/19/2019). 2) Evidence of effective teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate (terminal MA) levels. 3) Evidence of teaching quantitative (statistics) and/or research method courses. 4) Ability to demonstrate commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students. 5) Evidence of an active research agenda with a specialization in quantitative approaches to sociology, with secondary emphases in social inequalities and stratification. Preferred Qualifications: 1) Demonstrated experience mentoring students and supervising student research. 2) Demonstrated experience developing successful, accessible, and innovative teaching strategies in quantitative sociology. 3) Demonstrated experience collaborating with students as co-researchers. 4) Demonstrated experience with quantitatively driven research on social inequalities and stratification that is connected to community engagement, public sociology, and social change. 5) Evidence of service to the discipline, the academy, and the community. Duties: The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions. The successful candidate may be assigned to teach classes at the undergraduate levels in quantitative methods and statistics and develop new courses that link quantitative sociology with secondary specializations. The successful candidate may also have opportunities to teach quantitative and method courses at the graduate levels. The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good. Salary: Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University: California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the United States for the upward mobility of its students. The University is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good, offering nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, and the humanities. Founded in 1947, Cal State LA serves more than 28,000 students and more than 240,000 distinguished alumni. A majority of the University’s alumni live in the Los Angeles region, enriching their communities and contributing to the vitality of the local economy. Cal State LA is focused on developing a new bioscience entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley regions through partnerships with local business. To provide increased educational opportunities, Cal State LA recently opened a campus in downtown Los Angeles that offers graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as professional development and certificate programs. The university is home to the critically acclaimed Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs, Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center, Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility, Billie Jean King Sports Complex and the TV, Film and Media Center. Required Documentation: Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications. 2) a curriculum vitae. 3) a narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students. 4) a list of three professional references. 5) a university application for employment (www.calstatela.edu/academic/position). Finalists will be required to submit: 1) official transcripts. 2) three current letters of recommendation. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Application: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Please email all application materials in a single PDF to the sociology department at Cal State LA at:
. Please type “Sociology Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line. Please address all questions to the search committee chair (Molly Talcott) at:
. Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.
Run Date: 07/06/18-10/06/18
Date Posted: 07/09/18
Position Title: Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences
Institution: Purdue University Northwest (PNW)
Contact Name: Ryan Crawford and Kriston Burroughs
- Refer to code “PNW-CBS” in subject line
Job Description: Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites nominations and applications for an exceptional academic leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences. The chair will provide strategic leadership to a diverse department and will work with faculty, staff, and students to build upon the department’s strengths in teaching, research, and service.
The Department of Behavioral Sciences is a multidisciplinary department serving nearly 400 undergraduate majors and over 25 graduate students. Undergraduate offerings include Bachelor of Arts degrees in Behavioral Sciences, Human Development and Family Services, Social Work, and Sociology. The department currently offers a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice and seeks a department chair who can help develop a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. At the graduate level, the department offers an accredited Master’s of Science in Child Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. The department has 21 full-time tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty.
For a complete position profile and list of qualifications, please visit https://www.storbeckpimentel.com/pd/PNW/DBS.pdf .
The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to ensure the fullest consideration, applicants are encouraged to have complete applications submitted by July 31, 2018. Requested application materials include a letter of interest; resume or curriculum vitae; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least five professional references. All applications, nominations, and inquiries will remain confidential. References will not be called until after the first screening of applications and then only after the applicant has given explicit permission. All application materials must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the university at the contact information below:
Ryan Crawford, Partner | Kriston Burroughs,
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Run Date: 06/26/18-7/31/18
Date Posted: 07/02/18
Position Title: Head/Professor-Department of Sociology (Job ID #98013)
Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago - Liberal Arts and Sciences
Contact Name: Henrik Aratyn and Beth Richie
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.With a broad range of research specialties including the study of race/ethnicity, gender/sexuality, immigration, work/organizations, global/transnational sociology and political sociology & social movements, the Sociology Department is a vibrant community of scholars committed to teaching, multimethod research, and using sociological expertise to engage with the world for the public good. The department admits and trains a talented group of diverse graduate students and has a robust undergraduate program including a large number of majors and an active alumni community. Department faculty are actively engaged with and participate in a number of departments and centers/institutes on and off campus including the Gender & Women’s Studies Program, African American Studies Department, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, Institute for Government and Public Affairs, Social Justice Initiative, Scholars Strategy Network, and Council on Contemporary Families. Faculty also lead a number of university-wide interdisciplinary intellectual projects including groups focused on such areas as Health & Society, Early Childhood, and Race & Ethnicity (among others).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.UIC is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive University located in the heart of one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas. It is a comprehensive public university with a diverse student body of more than 29,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. UIC is federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) through its status as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education. 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 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 Head will also teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, advise students and provide service to the university.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 foster collaboration among a diverse group of scholars is desirable, 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.To apply complete an on-line application, including the names and email addresses for four references, and upload full curriculum vitae and a cover letter that summarizes candidate’s research, teaching and administrative qualifications. Questions about the position can be directed to either Prof. Henrik Aratyn (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof. Beth Richie (email@example.com), co-chairs of the search committee.For fullest consideration, applications should be received by October 1, 2018. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=98013.
Run Date: 06/26/18-09/26/18
Date Posted: 06/26/18