Assistant Professor of Sociology - Tenure Track - Fall 2017

Gainesville, GA
Jan 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Sociology - Tenure Track - Fall 2017

Position Number: 53070432

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Gainesville

General Summary: The Department of Sociology and Human Services at The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a full-time, ten-month, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Sociology with a primary area of specialization in Latino/a Studies. Additional areas of expertise are open.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. This position will be based on the Gainesville Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will:
  • Have a strong commitment to diversity and social justice
  • Demonstrate a successful record (and commitment to) teaching in a liberal arts environment
  • Provide evidence of scholarship through publications and presentations in peer reviewed environments and a well-defined research agenda
  • Teach courses according to the needs of the department
  • Serve on departmental, school and university committees

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD in Sociology at the time of appointment. Advanced ABD candidates will be considered (Ph.D. must be in hand by the hire date).

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Other, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degree from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at
Under other documents please submit a sample syllabi and assignments along with student evaluations.

Please submit contact information for three professional references

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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