Assistant Professor - Sociology

Alfred, NY
May 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth. For faculty interested in research, the college maintains a teacher-scholar program to support research including applied research that complements our emphasis in experiential learning, civic engagement and sustainability.

Category: Faculty

Department: Social & Behavioral Sciences

Location: Alfred, NY

Posted: Sep 14, '16

Type: Full-time

Job Description:

The Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach a range of upper-level and lower-level courses in Sociology, both in-class and on-line. The primary focus of this position is teaching, and the ideal candidate is one who is committed to full-time undergraduate teaching. Additional faculty responsibilities include student advisement, assessment, university service and on-going professional development


Applicants must have a Masters in Sociology or closely-related field at the time of appointment with undergraduate college-level teaching experience. A commitment to undergraduate college teaching is essential. A terminal degree and experience with on-line teaching are preferred.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position will need to upload a letter of interest, C.V., names and contact information of at least three references and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Preference will be given to applicants whose complete materials are received by January 1, 2017.


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