The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position beginning September 1, 2014. A Ph.D. is required, with preference for that degree being in Sociology. Applicants’ primary area of expertise must be in race and ethnicity, with secondary areas open. However, the Department is especially interested in applicants whose secondary areas align with its existing or emerging strengths, including but not limited to (in alphabetical order) crime and deviance, environmental sociology and disasters, or the sociology of health. The Department has affiliations with Black American Studies (BAMS) and the Center for the Study of Diversity, in addition to the Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies (CDAS) and the Disaster Research Center (DRC). The Department also participates in the President’s Diversity Initiative (see the PDI website for more information about this initiative, http://www.udel.edu/diversity). These affiliations offer opportunities for collaborative research, mentoring/professional development, and possible joint faculty appointments.
Applicants must apply on-line (http://www.udel.edu/udjobs), uploading an application letter describing teaching and research interests, vita, contact information for three references (professional), evidence of teaching accomplishments, and one writing example (e.g., recent publication or a paper in progress). The information submitted shall be shared with departmental faculty.
For inquiries only contact: Dr. Karen F. Parker, Chair, Sociology Search Committee; Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice; University of Delaware; Newark, DE 19716-2580, email@example.com.
Deadline for applications is October 25, 2013.
The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer that strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.