Position Information Working Title:
Assistant Professor - Sociology
UW System Title:
August 22, 2022 Essential Job
The Department of Public & Environmental Affairs at the
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor of sociology with a research
emphasis in criminology and criminal justice. The successful
candidate will have the opportunity to teach a wide variety of
courses for the department of Sociology & Anthropology.
In addition, this candidate will have the opportunity to play a
critical role in the curricular development and teaching of an
interdisciplinary minor in criminal justice that supports the
University’s larger vision of a “commitment to diversity,
inclusion, social justice, civic engagement, and educational
The Department of Sociology & Anthropology is housed in the
Department of Public & Environmental Affairs at the University
of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- Play a critical role in implementation of the new
interdisciplinary criminal justice minor.
- Teach courses, primarily on the main campus, at the
undergraduate level in sociology, criminal justice, and criminology
employing high impact practices that are informed by our mission of
inclusivity, diversity, social justice and civic
- Develop and teach upper-level courses in criminal justice,
policy, and criminology.
- Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
- Advise students.
- Contribute to ongoing program development.
- Perform institutional and community service.
- Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase
support for students from underrepresented and first-generation
backgrounds at UW-Green Bay.
- Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and
respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice
civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants
who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity
and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational
In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to
display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and
scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The
candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal
skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of
students and colleagues.
Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Earned doctorate in Sociology from an accredited
institution. ABD candidates will be considered; however, an
earned doctorate in Sociology from an accredited institution
is a necessary condition for contract renewal. ABD candidates
will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor
with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral
during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the
rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.
Conditions Of Appointment
Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment.
Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six
years, although tenure decisions may be at any time.
Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous
with tenure. Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly
activity, and institutional service required for retention and
promotion. Official transcripts of the highest degree
achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal
conviction investigation will be conducted on the
finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment
Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they
have been found to have engaged in, are currently under
investigation for, or left employment during an active
investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or
sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks,
these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also
Salary Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including
participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.
Please go to the full job posting at https://www.uwgb.edu/human-resources/employment/career-opportunities/assistant-professor-sociology/ and
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by Monday, October 25, 2021.
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