Assistant Professor - Tenure Track-Criminology

Greensboro, NC
Sep 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 2437

Functional Title Assistant Professor - Tenure Track-Criminology

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in criminology for an August 2018 appointment.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses, in the BA and MA programs in sociology. Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and excellence in teaching, as well as a commitment to seeking external funding.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Sociology beginning August 1, 2018.
  • Candidates for whom the Ph.D. has not been conferred as of 08/01/2018 will be considered for an initial appointment at the rank of non-tenure track Instructor. Policies regarding appointment at the Instructor rank can be found at

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply visit and click on "Faculty", and select position 2437.

Applications should include:

  • Letter of Application,
  • Teaching Philosophy,
  • Current Curriculum Vitae,
  • Examples of scholarly work, and
  • List of References - To verify previous employment. Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes:
    • Name
    • Company Name
    • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
    • Email Address
    • Contact Phone Number

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

All documentation must be submitted electronically through UNCGjobsearch.

Please do not forward any application to the Department.

Initial review of applications will begin October 11, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Gwen Hunnicutt,

Recruitment Range Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Sociology - 12218

Job Open Date 09/05/2017

For Best Consideration Date 10/11/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? No

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Link to Professional Portfolio
  2. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  3. Writing Sample(s)
  4. Research Statement
  5. Reference Letter 1
  6. Reference Letter 2
  7. Reference Letter 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
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    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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