Sociology – Tenure Track

Minot State University, Minot
Aug 23, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Sociology – Tenure Track
Full-Time, Benefited
Position Number: 13074
Position Summary
Minot State University’s Division of Social Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Sociology. This appointment will be at the assistant professor level starting Fall 2018. Sociology is part of the Division of Social Science, an interdisciplinary unit that also includes History, Geography, Economics, Philosophy, and Political Science.

Minot State University seeks a sociologist to teach survey courses and a rotation of research methods, statistics and advanced electives. Teaching load is six credits of sociology per semester, with additional responsibility for six credits in political science courses each term. Applicants for the position should demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching, engagement in service, and an active research agenda.

The position is a tenure-track position with a nine month contract. Advanced graduate candidates will be considered, with a completed Ph.D. in Sociology required at time of appointment. In addition, candidates must have 18 graduate credits directly related to Political Science. Priority will be given to applicants with experience and commitment to high-quality teaching as well as research involving undergraduates, and service to the University and community.

Depends on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, NDPERS retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits.

Additional Information
Contact Dr. Harry Hoffman, Sociology Search Committee Chair, at

Preference given to applications received on or before October 15, 2017 and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online: Click here to apply. For more information, or for accommodations contact: For ND Relay Services: Click here.

The state of North Dakota has an open records law for position finalists; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request.  A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.  According to NDCC 15-10-13.2, all faculty members are required to take an oath (or affirm) to support the constitutions of the United States and North Dakota.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference.

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