Assistant Professor of Sociology

Location
Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Delta State University

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Position Type: Faculty

Department: Social Sciences/History

Posting Number: 201201084

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

Responsibilities:
The Division of Social Sciences and History at Delta State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology, to begin August 2021. The successful candidate will teach 12 credit hours per semester, which will include introductory, advanced, and graduate-level courses. The new faculty member will also develop an active research agenda and engage in service to the department, college, and university.

Teaching may include students working towards the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies and the Master of Science in Social Justice and Criminology. Opportunities exist for collaborative research and service with flexibility to work with various centers of excellence on the DSU campus, (i.e. Madison Center; Delta Center for Culture and Learning; International Education).

Applicants should submit all requested documents by January 15, 2021 for initial consideration.

The start date for this position is August 2021.


Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in Sociology by the time of appointment. Field of expertise is open, though preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in race, the sociology of education, social problems, and/or sustainable development. Candidates will be expected to teach research methods in the social sciences, including quantitative methods.

A Ph.D. in Sociology is required by the time of appointment.

Field of expertise is open, though preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in sociology, race, the sociology of education, social problems, and/or sustainable development. Candidates will be expected to teach research methods in the social sciences, including quantitative methods.

Experience with service learning; interdisciplinary teaching and research; online teaching; teaching in a diverse, multicultural environment is desirable.


Salary:
12 monthCommensurate with experience and qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in Sociology is required by the time of appointment.


Preferred Qualifications:
Field of expertise is open, though preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in sociology, race, the sociology of education, social problems, and/or sustainable development. Candidates will be expected to teach research methods in the social sciences, including quantitative methods.

Experience with service learning; interdisciplinary teaching and research; online teaching; teaching in a diverse, multicultural environment is desirable.


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Cover letter, vitae, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts and three letters of recommendation are required for this position.

Requests for letters of recommendation will automatically be generated to the references you list on the application. These individuals will be sent a link to allow them to submit their letter directly to application system.
All application materials should be received by January 15, 2021 for initial consideration.


Additional Information:


Open Date: 11/23/2020

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.

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