Ithaca, NY
Mar 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Vacancy ID F2041 Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: SOCIAL CHANGE AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS Department Sociology School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Temporary Academic Year 2017-2018 Anticipated start date 08/16/2017 If temporary, expected end date Faculty Status Non-Tenure Eligible, Notice (NTEN) Position/Job Summary
Ithaca College seeks candidates for a 3 year non-tenure eligible position to begin August 16, 2017. Position duties are: 75% devoted to teaching in the Department of Sociology (typically 3 classes per semester) in courses relating to Social Change and Social Movements; 25% devoted to research on social change to be conducted under the guidance of the director of the Honors Program.

We seek outstanding candidates with a demonstrated commitment to supporting, empowering and retaining students from underrepresented groups. The ideal applicant will have a clear motivation to teach in a liberal arts environment.
Position/Job Qualifications
Ph.D. in Sociology by time of appointment
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested individuals should apply at and attach a cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio, sample publication or writing sample, and contact information for three references. Questions about the online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000. Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by March 3, 2017.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position Department description College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

Documents Needed to Apply
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Portfolio
  4. Writing Sample - 1
  5. Reference List
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