Assistant Professor, Sociology
Posting Date September 6, 2017
Position Title Assistant Professor, Sociology
Vacancy # V-F18
Division Academic Affairs
The Department of Sociology at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. We seek a publicly engaged sociologist with expertise in Environmental Sociology; additional fields may include Health/Medicine and Social Theory.
The ideal candidate should have strong teaching skills and scholarly productivity commensurate with experience. Evidence of successful grant acquisitions or specific plans for grants seeking in the future will also be considered. Activities required of all faculty members include developing an active research program that will lead to publication and grants, curriculum development, recruitment and retention activities, advising, and service to the department, college and university. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower-level introductory courses, upper-level undergraduate courses in his/her area of specialization, and, as part of the Certificate in Data Collection and Management, graduate courses in policy/program evaluation.
Qualifications & Requirements
Ph.D. in Sociology. Doctorate should be completed by August 1, 2018.
Commensurate with experience.
Anticipated Start Date September 2018
Send cover letter and resume to
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Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, student evaluations, and a description of research interests and plans as a single pdf file to Jay Livingston at firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address.
Apply By October 16, 2017
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