Assistant Professor, Sociology

Montclair, NJ
Sep 07, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date September 6, 2017

Position Title Assistant Professor, Sociology

Vacancy # V-F18

Department Sociology

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

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.

Salary Range
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 Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address.

Apply By October 16, 2017

Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at



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