Assistant Professor of Sociology

Huntsville, Texas
Jun 07, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology

Requisition: 201700007F

Rank: Assistant Professor

FLSA status: Exempt Hiring Salary

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category:  

Position Type: Full-Time Tenure Track

College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences Department Dept of Sociology

Refer Applicants To:

Contact Name Dr. Lee Miller Title

Search Committee Chair
Box 2446
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone: (936) 294-1517

Contact Email:

Position Details:

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

The Department of Sociology at Sam Houston State University announces an opening for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, maintain an active research program, and provide service to the University and the discipline.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

A PhD in Sociology or a closely related discipline must be completed by the time of appointment.

Experience Required for the Position:

Candidates must have research agenda in aging and gerontology and/or demography leading to publications in referred journals and the potential to acquire extramural funding. Evidence of excellence (or the promise of excellence) in teaching effectiveness is also required.

Other Requirements for the Position:  

Special Instructions Summary:

Review of applications will begin July 11, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be complete and include a cover letter detailing the applicant’s qualifications, relevant experience, and interest in the position. In addition, the application must include curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching portfolio, official university transcripts, and the contact information of three professional references. References will not be contacted until the advanced stages of screening. Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Lee Miller (936-294-1517;

Open Until Filled:Yes

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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