Assistant Professor

Augusta, Georgia
Aug 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Information

Augusta University.
Job Opening #13099
Position #00010426 - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Social Work invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Sociology at the Assistant Professor rank with a teaching and research focus in health/medicine to begin August 2018.  Candidates should be prepared to teach courses in the Sociology of Medicine at the undergraduate and graduate level.   The candidate will contribute to new programs in Health and Social Behavior and Medical Humanities at Georgia’s only public academic health center. 

 Augusta University is a student-centered comprehensive research university and academic health center with over 9000 students and 1200 faculty members committed to providing leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care, and service.   The Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Social Work has over 400 majors in total with 15 full time and 6 part-time faculty members.  We are located on the beautiful Summerville campus in a building that was newly remodeled in fall 2016.

Minimum Requirements  

The department seeks to hire a candidate with a PhD in Sociology or Demography. While the doctorate degree is preferred, ABD candidates making significant progress towards the terminal degree will be considered.  We are particularly interested in those with specializations in social policy and health including (but not limited to) medical sociology, the social determinants of health, mental illness, and disabilities.

How To Apply  

To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document. 

Applicants must also submit (as a single PDF) to , a CV and a letter of application describing their teaching philosophy and scholarly interests.  Arrange for 3 letters of recommendation and graduate transcripts to be sent to Pat Henderson. Applicant review begins September 15, 2017 continuing until filled.

Conditions of Employment  

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information  

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."   Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity  

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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