Tenure Track Faculty - Latin American Studies
2360-Tenure Track faculty
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional
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
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.
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.
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
Anticipated Start Date
Initial Application Review
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
A LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING CAN BE
FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POSTING UNDER ' Documents Needed to
- Cover letter to include teaching experiences and scholarly
- 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.
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.
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provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with
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need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the
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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
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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