Assistant Professor of Sociology- [Full Time] Mercer County Community College
The Social Science Department of Mercer County Community College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor. The position will begin August, 2014. Masters in Sociology required; Ph.D. preferred; must have university/college-level teaching experience; demonstrate a commitment to working with an ethnically and culturally diverse student population; have a strong commitment to liberal arts, ability to contribute to the educational mission of the department, and the College community. The successful candidate will teach the existing introduction to sociology courses, and other required and elective courses; participate in all department activities including advising and mentoring of students, curriculum planning, and program review as well as various College-wide committees; be willing to serve as adjunct liaison and/or discipline coordinator, and develop and teach new sociology courses. The preferred candidate will have expertise in sociology of race and/or urban sociology, and enthusiasm for teaching at both of our urban and suburban campuses; compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience; position opened until filled. MCCC salaries are competitive and the benefits package is exceptional. MCCC, an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates.

Contact: Submit resume to Mercer County Community College, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box B, Trenton, New Jersey 08690-1099; e-mail: hr@mccc.edu or fax (609) 570-3840. When responding, please list Job Code: RSaps-040314



One Year Replacement: Justice Studies and Sociology, Norwich University
The School of Justice Studies and Sociology invites applications for an adjunct full-time one-year replacement position for a faculty member on sabbatical, with the appointment beginning in fall 2014. All candidates must be able to teach undergraduate sociology courses including introduction to sociology, social problems, and race and ethnic relations and will be required to teach four classes each semester and advise criminal justice majors. The compensation package includes payment for each course and advising, as well as benefits.  Norwich University is private military college with both a Corps of Cadets and civilians (please see the Norwich University website for more information about the institution at http://www.norwich.edu). Requirements:  an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Sociology is preferred.   Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

Contact: Candidates should send a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, names of three references, and a Norwich application to Sociology Search via e-mail to jobs@norwich.edu.   The application deadline is April 11, 2014. 



Catholic University, Assistant Professor (Crime and Justice)
The Department of Sociology invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2014. Applicants should have a record of research and teaching. Desirable areas of interest include Sociology of Crime related courses, to support the department's Crime and Justice Studies specialization, and research methods and analysis. Desirable areas of interest include Criminology, sociology of crime related courses, and research methods and analysis. Qualifications include Ph.D. or ABD in Sociology, Criminology or related fields. The position is open until filled. CUA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Department of Sociology actively seeks diversity among applicants. The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: Contact is Enrique Pumar (pumar@cua.edu). Send cover letter, curriculum vita, and letters of reference to: Enrique Pumar, Chair, Department of Sociology, 116 Aquinas Hall, Catholic University, Washington DC, 20064.



Instructor or Assistant Professor – Sociology, Lehigh Carbon Community College
This position requires teaching introductory sociology and overseeing the development and teaching specialty topic sociology courses. Candidate must be willing to teach classes online and at multiple sites in the three county region: Lehigh, Carbon, and Schuylkill. The faculty position is part of the social sciences division within the School of Humanities and Social Science and reports directly to the dean of academic services. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Recommends changes to the instructional programs and curricula as required. • Keeps and submits appropriate academic records. • Maintains instructional effectiveness by ongoing self-evaluation and incorporating current developments in instructional and learning strategies. • Teaches courses in accordance with the master course outline and within the schedule of classes. • Assists librarians in keeping the college collections and services current. • Assists the college in keeping technology, facilities, and equipment current. • Plans with the assistance of the dean or associate academic dean, to insure availability of supplies, textbooks, and classroom equipment requisite to the successful teaching of assigned classes. • Maintains regular office hours, as approved by the dean or associate academic dean, for consultation with students. • Serves as faculty advisor to student organizations (voluntary). • Serves as a faculty advisor to students in their program of study. • Recruits students for programs of study. • Participates in academic audits. • Assists in preparation of budgets for submission to the dean or associate academic dean. • Assists in preparation of academic schedules for submission to the dean or associate academic dean. • Serves on college committees and advisory boards. • Where appropriate, makes recommendations to the dean or associate academic dean on staffing courses. • Works with dean or associate academic dean and fellow faculty including adjuncts to maintain academic standards and integrity. • Works with new faculty in the area. • Actively participates in faculty development activities. • In addition to college-sponsored development activities, maintains professional development and stays current in his/her field of study. • Works with counselors, advisors, and other college staff in responding to student needs. • Maintains memberships in appropriate professional organizations. • Shares the responsibility for establishing and maintaining a college environment that values people. • Attends and participates in faculty meetings. • Keeps informed on procedures to be followed in case of emergencies. • Discharges those additional duties normally and customarily associated with college faculty. • Undertakes specialized projects or perform any duties, which may from time-to-time be assigned by the vice president, dean or associate academic dean. Qualifications Master's degree in sociology required, doctoral degree preferred. Preference given to candidates with sufficient academic preparation to teach and oversee development of courses in gender studies, mass/popular culture, and social problems, as well as teach introductory sociology. Ideal candidate would also be able to teach or oversee course in cultural anthropology. Familiarity with the mission of a comprehensive community college required. Teaching experience is required and community college teaching experience is preferred.

Contact: If interested in this position, please email your resume and unofficial transcripts (highest degree only) to hroffice@lccc.edu Or mail to LCCC, 4525 Education Park Dr., Schnecksville, PA 18078 Attn: Human Resources Deadline: March 21, 2014 5:00 PM



Term tenure-track faculty - Sociology, Messiah College
The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice in the School of Business, Education and Social Sciences at Messiah College announces a term tenure-track faculty position in Sociology or related field beginning August 2014. Responsibilities: The Department desires an energetic teacher-scholar who will contribute to the department’s majors in Sociology and Anthropology (SOAN) and Criminal Justice. A strong commitment to collegiality, undergraduate education, scholarship, and community engagement is required. Faculty will have advising and institutional service responsibilities as well as continuing in their own scholarship. Qualifications: A Ph.D. or ABD in Sociology or related field will be considered, with the ability to teach courses such as Introduction to Sociology, Religion and Society, and Social Conflict and Peacemaking. The Program: The Sociology and Anthropology program includes a major and a minor in Sociology and Anthropology. The program includes a faith-based commitment to community as well as a curriculum that emphasizes students learning scholarly research methods. Emphasis is given to excellent teaching and learning that includes classroom activities, experiential learning and close faculty/student interaction. The program encourages students to become effective, compassionate agents of change in the world. The Department: The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice offers several academic programs. Majors include Sociology and Anthropology, Criminal Justice, and a track within the Sustainability major. Minors include Sociology and Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Gender Studies, and Urban Studies. The department includes faculty in sociology, anthropology, and criminal justice. The College: Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of over 2,700 undergraduate students including over 10% of under-represented and 2.4% international students from 28 countries and over 300 graduate students including over 9.6% of students from under-represented populations. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship. Diversity: The College seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflects and appreciates the uniqueness that the individual brings to the workplace while striving to provide an atmosphere of success. Messiah’s strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of cross-cultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments. Location: Messiah College is located on a scenic 485-acre campus in Grantham, Pennsylvania just 12 miles from the state capital of Harrisburg. The surrounding area offers a wide variety of entertainment, recreational, and leisure options while also boasting a low cost of living when compared to other large cities on the east coast. The region’s central location means easy day-trips to major cities such as Baltimore (85 miles), Philadelphia (115 miles), Washington, DC (115 miles) New York City (180 miles). Compensation: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications and Nominations: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please provide a current curriculum vitae or resume as well as a letter of interest that clearly explains how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with the mission of Messiah College, which is “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.” Also, please provide transcripts and a personal statement of faith. Additional supporting documents required for application are detailed in the link below.

Contact: To apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/3036 Messiah College, a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic/national origin, disability, race, gender or veteran status in its education programs, admissions or employment policies. Women and Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.