Assistant Professor in Sociology

Texas, United States
Competitive Salary
Jul 06, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Texas Lutheran University, located in Seguin, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociology beginning Spring 2022 January. We seek candidates with the following qualifications:  

  • PhD in Sociology, ABD candidates will be considered 
  • Concentrations in African American Studies, Intersectionality, and/or Families 
  • Lead the development of the African-American Studies program and serve as the advisor to TLU’s Black Student Union 
  • Ability to teach quantitative methods
  •  Commitment to undergraduate education and advising 
  • Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University 

Texas Lutheran University, a Hispanic Serving Institution, seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learners. Our student body, reflective of the diversity of the State of Texas, is well over 40% Hispanic, with a significant African-American presence as well. TLU enrolls over 50% first generation college students. Candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or the willingness to engage in teaching, collaborative research, and community service with our diverse student body are particularly sought. Salary is competitive with excellent benefits. For more information, consult our web site at 

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and three professional references (names, addresses, e- mail addresses, and telephone numbers). As part of your application file, submit a statement that addresses your past or potential future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, research, or service and/or your experience working with underrepresented student populations. Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.  

Separately, arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted. 

Please send all submissions to: 

Dr. Steve Boehm, Chair

Department of Political Science, Sociology, and Geography 

Review of applications will begin August 20 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Texas Lutheran University has been recognized consistently as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings in various categories. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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