Clinical Assistant Professor, Sociology

University at Buffalo
New York, United States
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May 9, 2022
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Clinical Assistant Professor, Sociology


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Position Summary

The Department of Sociology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, invites applications for a clinical assistant professor position (teaching faculty) beginning in the Spring 2023 term. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track but renewable term faculty (10 month) appointment, with an emphasis on teaching and advising. Initial appointment will be for a three-year term with opportunity for renewal based on performance, need, and funding.

The teaching load is four courses per semester (two or more sections of the same course is possible). The successful candidate will have a broad range of pedagogical expertise and experience. Responsibilities include teaching introductory Sociology and Criminology undergraduate courses as well as the opportunity to teach advanced electives and MS courses in Criminology. Clinical faculty will supervise students, help with recruitment of undergraduate majors and MS students, and are invited to participate in Department life through their attendance at faculty meetings, Department colloquia, and mentoring student research projects. Underrepresented scholars are strongly encouraged to apply.

Review of dossiers will begin June 1 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Sociology houses majors and minors in Sociology and Criminology, with additional minors in Social Justice and Society, Medicine, and Health. The University at Buffalo is a member of the American Association of Universities and has approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 10,000 graduate and professional students.

About UB
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Salary Range: Competitive

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PhD in Sociology in hand by time of appointment.

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The successful candidate will have a broad range of pedagogical expertise and experience.

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North Campus

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Review of dossiers will begin June 1, 2022, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy; up to three relevant syllabi; and teaching evaluations), a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and any other evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Inquiries should be sent to Professor Ashely Barr, Search Committee Chair, via email at . Please reference “Clinical Search” in the subject line.

All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

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Ashley Barr

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Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair

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