The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Tenure Track Position
THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT CHATTANOOGA
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY & GEOGRAPHY
The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position which will begin August 1, 2014.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Sociology with an emphasis on quantitative & qualitative research methods, plus a specialty in environmental sociology, population diversity or social psychology. Candidates should provide evidence of excellent teaching ability, have an established research record, and evidence of external funding. Post-doctoral or applied experience is preferred. UT Chattanooga is an engaged metropolitan university with opportunities for community partnerships. The Chattanooga campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Zibin Guo, Search Committee Chair (Zibinemail@example.com, 423-425-4442).
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Contact: Please send a letter of application including a statement of research and teaching interests, vita, and contact information on 3 references electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on December 16 and will continue until the position is filled.
West Chester University Tenure Track Position in Sociology
Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at West Chester University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociology at the Assistant Professor level beginning fall of 2014. The Department seeks a Sociologist with research and teaching specialization in the Sociology of Health with a focus on health disparities in race, gender, context, and class. A PhD in Sociology is required by the start of the fall semester 2014, and candidates should have a strong record of teaching, research, and potential for publication. This hire will enhance the Department’s mission to provide students with the ability to analyze structural inequalities, advance student knowledge of today’s human condition, and provide relevant skills for student success. We expect the candidate to teach existing courses and develop new courses in the Sociology of Medicine and/or Health. The ability to teach a course in Social Inequality (Race, Class, or Gender) is expected. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach a general education course, either Introduction to Sociology or Sociology of the Family. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to working with a diverse student population. The ability to integrate technology in the delivery of course materials is expected. The normal teaching load is 4 and 4 for full-time tenure track positions.
Candidates selected for campus interview will be expected to provide a teaching demonstration and a research presentation. Applicants will not be considered finalists until the interview process has been successfully completed. The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background and consumer reporting checks. West Chester University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. West Chester University is a regional comprehensive institution that is one of the largest universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. It has a population of 15,800 graduate and undergraduate students and is located 25 miles west of Philadelphia and 120 miles from New York City and Washington, DC.
Contact: Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of interest, teaching philosophy, and a writing sample to our online application system at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed directly by the referees to email@example.com and include the applicant’s name on the subject line. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Fulltime Faculty Positions
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
WPI invites applications for a full time Teaching Professor at the Assistant/Associate level. This position will combine co-teaching in our first year interdisciplinary seminar and junior level projects program along with courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Great Problems Seminars are an innovative and nationally-recognized first year program at WPI that combines interdisciplinary teaching with project based learning to explore current challenges at the nexus of science and technology and society. Current course topics include water, food, health care and sustainable development.
A typical yearly course schedule will include co-teaching two offerings of a Great Problems Seminar; teaching one or two courses in the applicant's area of specialization; advising undergraduate students; and supervising undergraduate research in our nationally-recognized Interactive Qualifying Project Program (IQP). The Institution has a long-term commitment to this position, and to growth in this area. The position is a continuing, non-tenure track, 9 month appointment.
Candidates must be comfortable with collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches to teaching, and enthusiastic about contributing to an academic program focused on critical thinking, persuasive writing, and project-based learning. Successful applicants will have a PhD or equivalent in a discipline that aligns with one of our academic departments (http://www.wpi.edu/academics/depts.html). We are particularly interested in identifying candidates with expertise in sociology.
To enrich education through diversity, WPI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
Applicants are asked to apply electronically by visiting Careers at WPI; http://apptrkr.com/398736 .
Assistant Professor, Sociology/Criminology, St. John Fisher College
The Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology at St. John Fisher College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in its newly developed Criminology Program at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or Sociology by the time of appointment. We seek candidates with a critical, historical, and interdisciplinary perspective in Criminology or Criminal Justice who will be responsible for teaching a broad range of traditional criminology courses. We prefer applicants with experience in and a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts environment. An active scholarly agenda is required.
Contact: Contact: To receive full consideration, applicants are asked to electronically submit the following materials: a curriculum vitae; letter describing their qualifications and interest; statements of their teaching philosophy and research interests; a sample of written work; and a sample syllabi to https://jobs.sjfc.edu. Academic transcripts; teaching evaluations; and three reference letters, as well as inquiries regarding this posting may be directed via email to Dr. Barbara Rockell ( firstname.lastname@example.org), Criminology Program Director. The position is subject to final budget approval. Consideration of candidates will begin February 15, 2014.