Position Title: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Social Justice and Human Rights
Institution: Arizona State University
Department: School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Job Description: The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure-track Assistant Professor or a full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure-eligible Associate Professor of Sociology or Political Science with expertise in Social Justice and Human Rights (SJHR). The current position is part of emerging Social Justice and Human Rights initiatives at ASU, which include the possible development of a Global Human Rights Center and the potential creation of a Ph.D. program. The School is presently home to very successful campus- based undergraduate and Masters programs in Social Justice and Human Rights. And, now it is pursuing the ability to offer digital immersion graduate programs in this same field. This scholar will be expected to (1) conduct her or his own independent program of research, (2) teach, supervise and mentor B.A. and M.A students in SJHR, and (3) engage in service at the unit, college and university levels. Preference will be given to candidates who can collaborate with existing Social Justice and Human Rights faculty, whose research and teaching is centered around the following themes— Migration and Refugees, Gender in Comparative Context, and International Law. The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is presently in a period of expansion and innovation around new initiatives and new programs. Since Fall 2017, the School has added seven new tenure- track faculty, two new postdoctoral scholars, four new lecturers and a new School Director. This academic year, the School will be conducting searches for two additional tenure-track faculty as well as two postdoctoral scholars, one of which will be in Social Justice and Human Rights. Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must a) have a doctoral degree in sociology, or political science, or related field by the time of appointment; and, b) demonstrate excellence in research with a focus on social justice and human rights commensurate with appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor with tenure at ASU. Desired Qualifications: a) empirical and normative research experience and interests that align with current faculty expertise in migration and refugees, gender in a comparative context, and/or international law and organizations; b) demonstrated potential to establish a strong, externally- funded research program; c) evidence of promise in and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring; d) an interest in promoting interdisciplinary collaborations in research; e) a record of or potential for university and professional service; f) interest in leadership in developing new initiatives, programs, and curriculum and, g) demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including first generation students. More information about ASU’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences can be found at https://newcollege.asu.edu/directory/sbs; more information about ASU’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences can be found at http://newcollege.asu.edu; for information about the M.A. in Social Justice and Human Rights can be found at https://newcollege.asu.edu/social-justice-and-human-rights-ma. ASU has a strong commitment to a racially diverse faculty, one that is reflective of the contemporary United States. Deadline: November 15, 2018; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Application procedure: Applications will only be accepted electronically via Academic Jobs Online. https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12112 Requested material will include: 1) a letter of application; 2) a current curriculum vitae with contact information; 3) a research statement; 4) writing sample; 5) teaching statement; and, 6) the names and contact information for three references (references will not be contacted during initial review and will only be contacted after candidate notification). ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and Title IX policy are located at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX .
Run Date: 10/03/18-12/03/18
Date Posted: 10/05/18
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Tenure Track
Institution: St. Lawrence University
Contact Name: Dr. Leah Rohlfsen
Address: 23 Romoda Drive Canton, NY 13617
Job Description: The Department of Sociology at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a Tenure-track, Assistant Professor beginning August 2019. We seek an individual with primary teaching and research interests in Environmental Sociology. Applicants whose interests include environmental justice and/or community-based learning are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should address their ability to meet these preferences in their cover letter. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching, active scholarship, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college. Teaching load is three courses per semester. Regular contribution to the department’s introductory level courses is expected as well as contributions of sociology elective courses that serve majors, minors, and the general student body. Opportunities also exist to collaborate with and mentor student research. Department aims and goals include encouraging the development of the “sociological imagination” in students, the teaching of skills to articulate this, and providing opportunities for students to engage in praxis. There is also opportunity to contribute to the university’s area studies programs. The department is interested in candidates, who can substantively contribute to the diversity of the: a) university community b) knowledge that students are exposed to and c) department’s culture of intellectual innovation. Minimum Qualifications ABD in Sociology at the time of application. Preferred Qualifications Preference will be given to candidates who have completed the Ph.D. in Sociology by the time of appointment. Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications begins November 5, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Leah Rohlfsen (
), Search Chair. All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check. Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global. The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.
Run Date: 10/05/18-12/05/18
Date Posted: 10/05/18
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Institution: Western Michigan University
Contact Name: David Hartmann
Address: 1903 W. Michigan Ave Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5257
Job Description: The Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in Sociology beginning in the Fall Semester of 2019, pending budgetary approval. This is one of seven new positions in the WMU College of Arts and Sciences that are part of a faculty cluster established to build on our existing excellence in public health research and community engagement to create innovative public health solutions (https://www.wmich.edu/arts-sciences/public-health-cluster-hire). The position requires a PhD degree in Sociology or a related field or evidence of imminent award. We are seeking candidates with an active research and publication agenda in medical sociology with an emphasis in health inequalities and in race and ethnicity. The successful candidate will be able to teach introductory and specialized courses in these areas and to teach in other areas of the undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to support the success of students from underrepresented groups. The Department of Sociology offers the MA and PhD in Sociology and has undergraduate majors in Sociology, Criminal Justice Studies and Social Psychology. Western Michigan University WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. As articulated in the College of Arts and Sciences strategic plan, we are committed to fostering a community of diverse, inclusive, equitable and globally-engaged scholars, learners and leaders. Please visit wmich.edu/hr/jobs for detailed information and application procedures. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information see http//www.wmich.edu/sociology.
Run Date: 10/09/18-12/09/18
Date Posted: 10/12/18
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Health, Community well-being and Social welfare
Institution: University of the Pacific
Contact Name: Alison Hope Alkon
Address: 1648 Curtis St
Job Description: The Department of Sociology at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a full-time, open rank, tenure track position specializing in health, community well-being and social welfare. A PhD in sociology is required by time of appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. This position will contribute to new university-wide initiatives around health while strengthening our general education program and sociological curriculum. Because we are a small department, we are interested in scholars whose work also covers one or more of these additional areas of expertise: race and ethnicity, social organizations, social services and research methods. The successful candidate will teach five undergraduate courses over the academic year. In addition, our department is committed to developing and maintaining relationships with local community organizations and prefers candidates who employ experiential learning pedagogies and community-based research. For more information about the department, visit: http://www.pacific.edu/Academics/Schools-and-Colleges/College-of-the-Pacific/Academics/Departments-and-Programs/Sociology.html. The University of the Pacific follows a teacher-scholar model in which both are highly valued. In addition to teaching, Pacific faculty are expected to advise undergraduate majors, maintain a strong research program and participate in service at various levels of the university. The department values diversity and appreciates the perspective that members of a diverse community can bring to enhance undergraduate learning. As such, qualified candidates should have demonstrated commitment to diversity, experience teaching a diverse population, and be able to integrate diversity into the curriculum. For full consideration, applications must be received by November 1. Please direct inquires to the Interim Chair of the Department of Sociology: Alison Alkon
). University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability Applicants will be required to upload the following documents to their online application: 1. Cover Letter that includes a statement of teaching and research interests 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. One Sample Syllabus (please upload under “Other Document”). The online application can be found here: https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/12797 Additionally, applicants are required to provide complete contact information (name, email and phone #) for at least three references, who will receive an email request to upload their letters of recommendation via PeopleAdmin.
Run Date: 10/08/18-12/08/18
Date Posted: 10/09/18
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology
Institution: Coastal Carolina University
Contact Name: Matt Wilkinson
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: PO Box 261954 Conway, SC 29528
Job Description: Assistant Professor of Sociology Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Sociology to begin in the fall of 2019. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology with a concentration in criminology by the time of their appointment. The successful candidate must be able to teach classes in our Criminology concentration, such as Criminological Theory, Juvenile Delinquency, Deviant Behavior, Policing, Corrections, Victimology, and Law and Society. Scholars specializing in feminist and critical criminology are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate would also be able to support one or more of our areas of concentration aside from Criminology: Medicine and Health, and/or Social Justice. Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts-oriented institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. CCU enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master's degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science. To apply, submit the following items electronically at https://jobs.coastal.edu: 1) a letter of application stating your teaching and research interests, 2) an updated curriculum vitae, 3) copies of academic transcripts, 4) teaching evaluations or evidence of teaching accomplishment, and 5) contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Matt Wilkinson, Chair of the Search Committee at
. Coastal Carolina University is committed to building a diverse faculty and encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. http://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/5551.
Run Date: 10/17/18-11/17/18
Date Posted: 10/23/18
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago
Department: Criminology, Law, and Justice
Contact Name: Dr. Beth Richie
Address: 1007 W. Harrison St. Chicago, IL 60607
Job Description: The Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applicants for two tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning Fall 2019 subject to budgetary approval. The preferred areas of research specialization are community/gun or gang violence for one position and crimmigration or immigration and crime for the other. Both positions will build on the strengths of the existing faculty. Scholars with expertise in quantitative and qualitative methods and conducting basic, applied, or public policy research that affect marginalized and/or immigrant communities are invited to apply, as are scholars who adopt innovative, critical, and multidisciplinary approaches. A record of grant-writing is a plus. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, political science, justice studies, psychology, sociology, public health, social work, or a related discipline. Well-qualified candidates will be considered if completion of PhD degree occurs before the start date. Applicants are expected to actively contribute to the research mission of the department. Candidates should be prepared to teach core courses in the graduate and undergraduate curriculum and mentor and advise graduate and undergraduate students. For fullest consideration application material should be received by December 3, 2018, at which time review of applicants’ materials will commence, continuing until the positions are filled. Applicants should go to https://jobs.uic.edu (click on the job board and then click on the position) to complete an on-line application, upload a letter of interest, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and writing sample; and provide the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references within the application. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Beth Richie at
. The Criminology, Law, and Justice Department is a dynamic unit comprised of interdisciplinary scholars who are committed to engaged research on many dimensions of crime and justice including issues of race, class, disability, gender, and sexuality. Faculty work in a wide range of areas, including the study of processes and consequences of social control in diverse settings such as schools, neighborhoods, policing, courts, and prisons; issues of social justice; and the etiology, impact, and prevention of violence. The department is interested in strengthening qualitative and quantitative research capacity in the areas of immigration, community, and gun crimes. Faculty have exceptional research opportunities as a result of the Department’s affiliation with the Center for Research in Law and Justice and the Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Violence, as well as strong relationships with agencies throughout the city, state, and nation. The Department is one of the largest in the College. For additional information about the department, go to http://clj.las.uic.edu/. UIC is a Carnegie Research Extensive University (Research I), located in the heart of one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas. It is in the top 50 U.S. universities in federal research funding, and is among the top 200 universities in the world. 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). 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. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, and people with disabilities. 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.
Run Date: 10/18/18-01/18/19
Date Posted: 10/23/18
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor-Division Chief, Human and Community Development
Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Department: Department of Population Science and Policy
Job Description: The Department of Population Science and Policy (PSP) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIUSOM) invites applications for a Division Chief - Human and Community Development (Assistant/Associate Professor). Successful candidates will have: Ph.D. or equivalent degree from a nationally accredited university; expertise in innovation, innovation life cycle, innovation culture, social entrepreneurship, and organizational change. Expertise in problem based learning and grass-roots innovation. Background in adult learning and development, organizational change, program evaluation, and systems-based design. In addition, position requires project management and leadership experience working across multiple disciplines. Research experience working within resource lean contexts as well as sensitivity to social determinants of health. Sensitive to the needs of underrepresented minority populations. Particularly interested in candidates who are open to filling a void in research of rural populations.
The Department of Population Science and Policy (PSP) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is broadly defined as a research and policy organization dedicated to improving the health outcomes of the residents of central and southern Illinois. We specialize in rural disparities research and outreach in our region, a 66 county area in Illinois characterized by large rural areas and communities experiencing children’s health disparities, obesity, and excess cancer burden. PSP partners with communities to explore the issues impacting health. We actively research innovations and projects communities have developed that are aimed at improving health. Working in collaboration with various community members, we design rigorous research studies that explore how to improve the health and well-being of those living in our service region. Learn more about our department and current children’s health outcome research.
Run Date: 11/05/18-12/05/18
Date Posted: 11/05/18
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Virginia
Department: Department of Sociology
Contact Name: Savanna Galambos
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
Job Description: We seek candidates specializing in areas of race/ethnicity and/or health. For priority consideration, applications must be received by November 12, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2019, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2019. Applicants must be on track to receive a PhD in the relevant field by May 2019 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment. Candidates with a respect for diversity and a passion for making a positive impact on the world in a collaborative environment are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624343. Complete a candidate profile online and attach: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda, statement of teaching philosophy, a C.V., a writing sample (attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references.
For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career.
For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Run Date: 11/05/18-12/05/18
Date Posted: 11/05/18