Visiting Faculty- Sociology (Academic Year)


Visiting Faculty- Sociology (Academic Year)

Job ID: 101947

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Code: 2393

Job Grade: Visit Ay

Campus Information California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city's two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University's approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor's degree in 58 disciplines, the master's degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California's capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment. Hiring Dept. Information The Department of Sociology is housed in the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, which is comprised of 14 academic departments and programs, and six nationally recognized centers. The Sociology Department is composed of 14 full-time and 22 part-time faculty members, who serve more than 800 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. The Department of Sociology has one of the largest undergraduate populations within Sacramento State. Our undergraduate program is designed to give all students a well-rounded education in sociology as well as to provide a strong preparation for those who seek advanced degrees. A sociological perspective helps students understand the relationship between individuals and society, appreciate the meaning about the social world, and become aware of ways to achieve desired collective ends. For further information on our program and faculty, please visit our website at

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population. Duties/Responsibilities - Teach courses in undergraduate statistics and/or research methods.
- Prepare students for research design and data analysis with Statistical Package for the
Social Sciences (SPSS).
- Participate in scholarly and professional activities.
- Provide department service
- Address the needs of diverse student populations through course materials, teaching
strategies and advisement. Qualifications REQUIRED

- Ph.D. in Sociology or related field. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates
will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 2016.
- Demonstrated knowledge of sociology; specifically statistics and research methods.
- Demonstrated teaching ability in college-level courses.
- Must have experience communicating and working effectively with diverse populations and
integrating diversity issues in your curriculum


- Teaching experience in undergraduate statistic courses and/or research methods.
- Interest and ability in using a wide variety of teaching techniques and information technology
in the teaching and learning process. Appointment This is a full-time Visiting Faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor rank . This position is limited to a one-year term for the 2017-2018 academic year. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. Application Review Review of applications will begin on March 31, 2017; position open until filled. Anticipated start date is August 23, 2017. Application Procedures Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Candidates must include the following attachments with the application as a single PDF file in the specified order:

1. Cover letter
2. Current curriculum vitae.
3. Unofficial transcripts of all college work (official transcripts required if invited for an interview)
4. Names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three recent professional
5. Statement of teaching interests.
6. Evidence of teaching experience (e.g., syllabi, course evaluations).

In addition, applicant should request three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed to or mailed to Chair of Statistic/Methods Search Committee, Department of Sociology, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6005. Equal Employment Opportunity California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

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