Assistant Professor, Tenure-track, Creighton University

Creighton University’s Department of Cultural and Social Studies invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position within its Sociology Program, to begin the Fall 2018 semester. We seek applicants with a PhD in sociology or related field, with expertise in quantitative methods and a strong desire to teach undergraduate courses in Statistics and Geographic Information Systems. Candidates should demonstrate a credible research and publication trajectory in an area related to social inequality. We particularly encourage applicants working on criminal justice, environmental justice, racial justice, health, or another domain that complements the strengths of the program and department. Ideal candidates will be energetic teacher-scholars dedicated to undergraduate education, and to working within a multi-disciplinary department committed to social justice in teaching, research, and service. The position carries a 3-3 teaching load with class sizes averaging 25-35 students.

For information about Sociology at Creighton, see http://www.creighton.edu/ccas/culturalandsocialstudies/programs/sociology/.

Candidates should send an application form,* cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcript, and teaching dossier to: http://careers.creighton.edu. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Department Chair at lauraheinemann@creighton.edu.

Review of applications will begin October 31st.

Creighton University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, has a mission of comprehensive education that is directed to the intellectual, social, spiritual, physical and recreational aspects of students’ lives and to the promotion of justice. Creighton encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds and faith traditions who believe they can contribute to its distinctive educational traditions. Creighton is an EO/AA employer; M/F/Disabled/Vet and seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values—gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity—may be realized.

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*available online at http://www2.creighton.edu/fileadmin/user/CCAS/docs/FacApp.doc

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