Assistant Professor 9 Mo
Criminology Sociology Geography
Proposed Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Type of Employment: Faculty
Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)
The A-State Criminology, Sociology and Geography Department is searching for candidates to fulfill a nine-month, tenure-track appoint at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Faculty members deliver instruction, carry out research, perform service for their respective professions, institution and community, and participate in the management of the University through shared governance. Each member of the faculty has the duty to deliver instruction and maintain a learning environment consistent with the highest standards of the profession.
Review of applications will begin October 8th and continue until position is filled.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Teaching load of pre-tenure faculty is 3-3 (12 hours per semester for tenured faculty). Faculty workload also includes research, service, and professional development in the best interest of the students, community and profession at large. The teaching assignments will include undergraduate and graduate level teaching.
All faculty members are expected to assume student academic advising and mentoring responsibilities in addition to their regular teaching loads, and have a responsibility to set degree requirements, assess when these are met, and establish and maintain curricula that meet professional standards and fulfill the educational goals of the University.
Graduate-level competence in sociology.
Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated experience teaching in one or more of the following areas: stratification, theory, sociology of religion, sociology of sexuality, health, qualitative methodology.
Applicants must also have a track record of publications and/or other scholarly activities pertaining to these areas.
Preference will also be given to candidates who have experience with distance education and various teaching platforms, including compressed video networks (CVN), online courses, web-assisted courses, and Blackboard Collaborate.
Ph.D in Sociology or closely related field by August 15, 2018.
Experience teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (www.jonesborochamber.org).
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