Assistant Professor (Sociology)


Job title: Assistant Professor (Sociology)

Company: Auburn University

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin October 20, 2021.

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples” ”

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor (Sociology)
Posting Number P0441F

Job Description Summary

The Sociology Program within the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning
August 16, 2022. We seek a sociologist with emphasis in Criminology whose research addresses issues of diversity and/or social justice. We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability to conduct scholarly research, publish in peer-reviewed venues, demonstrate an active and well-articulated research agenda and the potential for external grant funding, as well as a record of excellence in teaching. The teaching load is a 3/2 across the Sociology curriculum to include undergraduate and graduate courses. The expected teaching assignments are in the areas of Criminology and Sociology, including courses such as Social Inequalities and Current Issues in Race and Ethnicity.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time employment begins. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track appointment.

Review of applications begins on October 20th. Apply on-line at Please be prepared to attach cover letter, vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, syllabus sample, transcript, and contact information for three references.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time employment begins.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Desired Qualifications

The ability to work collaboratively and to engage in research across disciplines.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin October 20, 2021.

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples” ”

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

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Location: USA

Job date: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 22:25:41 GMT

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