Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology, Specialization in Criminology

Greensboro, North Carolina (US)
Sep 08, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Sociology (Tenure-track)

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

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses in the department’s criminology concentrations in the BA and MA programs in Sociology. Faculty in Sociology typically carry an annual five course load. Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and excellence in teaching, as well as a commitment to seeking external funding.

Minimum Requirements:
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 http://provost.uncg.edu/documents/personnel/tenure.pdf.

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

UNC Greensboro, one of 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with high research activity. UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate student body consisting of 28% African American and 8% Latino/a Americans.

UNCG and the Sociology Department foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position.

UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

To apply visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and click on “Faculty” and then posting 2437.

Applications should include (1) letter of application, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) examples of scholarly work, (4) teaching portfolio and (5) contact information for three or more references. All documentation must be submitted electronically through UNCGjobsearch.

UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

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