Assistant Professor, Tenure-track, Shippensburg University


Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, starting August, 2017

The Department is seeking a sociologist who can teach primarily undergraduate courses in sociology. Specializations in research methods (quantitative and qualitative), stratification, gender, race, and culture are preferable; however, other areas will be considered. The successful applicant is also required to contribute to the University’s General Education Program by teaching Introduction to Sociology: Diversity in Society. The typical teaching load at Shippensburg University is four courses per semester, and we are seeking applicants who show experience and excellence in teaching, as well as a productive research agenda. All faculty members engage in advising and university service.

In addition, faculty members are expected to perform other duties as assigned in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Applicants must have completed all coursework toward a PhD in Sociology and be ABD by the time of appointment. A successful on-campus interview is required; the interviews will be conducted by faculty members and deans. Applicants selected for an on-campus interview will be required to complete a teaching demonstration. The successful applicant will also demonstrate an understanding of diverse populations.

An earned doctorate in Sociology is preferred. Candidates with experience successfully teaching undergraduate sociology courses are also preferred.

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For additional information about this position, contact:
Dr. Allison Carey
Search Committee Chairperson
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

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