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Assistant Professor of Sociology/ R96949

Employer
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted date
Dec 6, 2017
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Sociology: The University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position for Assistant Professor of Sociology (R96949) in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. We seek a candidate with expertise in urban contexts and contemporary social concerns. We expect the successful candidate to have a research agenda in areas such as poverty, food insecurity, social inequality, gender, and/or education. Preference will be shown for candidates who will involve undergraduates in research projects and develop public, participatory, and/or community work in our local area. The position involves teaching, research, and service to the Sociology program (ualr.edu/sociology), the department, the college, and the university, and coordination of the Poverty Studies certificate program in partnership with the Shepard Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (see https://www.shepherdconsortium.org). A successful candidate must demonstrate the potential for excellence in research, as well as in undergraduate teaching and advising. Required Education and/or Experience: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology (ABD may be considered if all Ph.D. requirements are met prior to employment). Preferred Education and/or Experience: Preference will be shown for candidates who will involve undergraduates in research projects and develop public, participatory, and/or community work in our local area. Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open until January 31, 2018. The beginning date for the position is August 16, 2018. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
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