Assistant Professor of Sociology

Location
West Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 09, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
 

Job Posting Announcement

Position Information

Requisition Number

20210075  

Institution

Fairmont State University  

Working Title

Assistant Professor of Sociology  

Type of Position

Faculty  

Internal Recruitment only?

No  

Anticipated Hire Date

Fall 2021  

Job Posting Date

03-09-2021  

Full Consideration Date

 

Job Close Date

04-08-2021  

Benefits Eligible?

Yes  

End date (temp or grant funded position)

 

Appointment Length

Aug - May (9 mo)  

Base Salary/Hourly Rate

 

Published Salary

Commensurate with experience  

Department

028: Dept of Behavioral Sciences (FSU)  

Employment Location

Main Campus, Fairmont  

Position Will Report To

Chair/Associate Professor of Psychology  

Duties and Responsibilities

Fairmont State University seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Sociology, effective August 2021. While area of expertise is open, we are specifically interested in candidates with teaching expertise and/or scholarly interests in research methods and statistics. Ph.D. preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered.

Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and college-level teaching experience is highly desirable. Primary teaching responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, courses in introduction to sociology, behavioral statistics and research methods, survey design and sociological theory. Interest in interdisciplinary work across the whole curriculum is a plus.

Fairmont State University is a public institution where students get the best of both worlds and enjoy opportunities offered by a comprehensive state university combined with personal attention expected by a small school. Fairmont State has also recently been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a top public, regional university in the South and a top performer on social mobility. The campus is located in the vibrant community and "Friendly City" of Fairmont WV, 90 minutes from Pittsburgh, PA and three and half hours from Washington, DC.  

Minimum Qualifications

 

Grant Funded Position?

No  

If faculty position, tenure track?

2 - Tenure Track  

If faculty position, rank?

3 - Assistant Professor  

Is this a faculty term position?

No  

Special Conditions

 

Job Family:

30 - Academic Provost  

Minimum Expectations (Faculty/FEAP/NC)

Instruction and evaluation; student advising; committee assignments; faculty meetings; consultation; in-service programs; preparation for teaching; professional and scholarly development; research; performs other appropriate duties as assigned and as necessary; prepares and delivers instruction in all formats and methodologies as assigned and as necessary; attends institutional events and represents work department, school or college at such events; assists in student recruiting process and events for institution and/or work unit; adheres to and complies with all relevant federal, state and local laws; abides by Board of Governors and HEPC policies and rules, as relevant and appropriate; if assigned a State purchasing card, abides by all purchasing rules and provisions and reports/balances account as required or directed; adheres to all institutional policies and guidelines, including the provisions of the employee's relevant employee handbook; adheres to and complies with relevant provisions of the WV State Ethics Act; adheres to the provisions of FERPA; follows, adheres to and abides by all established State and University travel policies; adheres to all safety rules and provisions; reports any personal accidents/injuries or accidents/injuries of assigned staff to HR by end of work day or work shift; acknowledges responsibility as a mandatory reporter and reports all incidents under Title IX and Title VII of the United States Code to the proper Fairmont State University personnel; abides by the employee-reporting provisions of the FMLA and ADA; completes all assigned employee training and completes all required performance evaluations timely, completely and accurately.  

Minimum Expectations (Classified)

 

Min Req Education (Classified)

 

Min Req Education (Faculty/FEAP/NC)

Ph.D. in Sociology preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered.  

Req Lic and/or Certs (Classified)

 

Req Lic and/or Certs (Faculty/FEAP/NC)

N/A  

Type and Amount of Experience Needed (Classified)

 

Minimum Qualifications (Faculty/FEAP/NC)

Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and college-level teaching experience is highly desirable. Primary teaching responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, courses in introduction to sociology, behavioral statistics and research methods, survey design and sociological theory. Interest in interdisciplinary work across the whole curriculum is a plus.  

Required Skills: (Classified)

 

Preferred Qualifications

While area of expertise is open, we are specifically interested in candidates with teaching expertise and/or scholarly interests in research methods and statistics.  

Notes to Applicants

All applicants MUST complete an online application; paper applications cannot be accepted.

Please note that candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic transcripts to the interview event.  

Optional Applicant Documents

Transcript #2
Transcript #3  

Required Applicant Documents

Resume
Cover Letter
Statement of Philosophy
Transcript #1  

 

For a more detailed job description, refer to the listed requisition number and apply online at:

https://www.fairmontstatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=64196

 



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