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Tenure Track Faculty - Latin American Studies

Sacramento State
California, United States
Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 25, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Latin American Studies Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty Full/Part Time Full Time Regular/Temporary Regular Tenure Information Tenure Track Rank Assistant Professor Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience Department Sociology Hiring Department Summary

The Sociology Department at Sacramento State has 15 full-time faculty and several part-time faculty members who serve more than 900 undergraduate majors and more than 60 graduate students. Our undergraduate program is designed to give all students a well-rounded education in sociology as well as to provide a strong preparation for those who seek advanced study in sociology. Students who successfully complete our program receive a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Master of Arts degree.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population.

Essential Duties

Duties will include: (1) teaching 3-4 courses per semester, in undergraduate and graduate courses; (2) teaching and developing other undergraduate/graduate core courses; (3) major advising; (4) engaging in scholarly activities; (5) supervising undergraduate and Master’s student research; (6) addressing the needs of diverse student populations through development of highly effective course materials, teaching strategies, and mentorship; and (7) providing service to the campus and the community.

Appointment Specifics Required Qualifications


Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely-related field. Applicants who are ABD will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by January 2021.

Applicants with demonstrated evidence of experience communicating and working effectively with a diverse student population as reflected by the applicant’s letter of interest, community service, CV, scholarly research, syllabi, specialized training (for instance, teaching workshops), and/or prior teaching experience are encouraged to apply

Special Knowledge and Abilities:

Ability to teach and develop classes in Latin American Studies. Evidence of strong commitment to college teaching, scholarly achievement, and social justice.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior teaching experience at the college or university level, including with students coming from non-traditional backgrounds. Proficiency in Latin American and/or indigenous language(s). Ability to teach Research Methods.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0123P Anticipated Start Date Fall 2020 Initial Application Review 09/23/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

- Cover letter to include teaching experiences and scholarly interests.
- Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness includes but not limited to: Evaluations; Sample of Syllabi; Course Handouts; Illustration showing evidence of the ability to teach effective courses.
- Official transcripts required if invited for an interview.
- Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

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Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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