Assistant Professor

Denton, TX
Oct 01, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Sociology (122700)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The University of North Texas Department of Sociology invites applications for two assistant professor positions. Each position is a 9-month appointment with a 2-2 course load, beginning September 1, 2018. AOS: Open, with preferences for candidates with expertise in gender or qualitative methods. AOC: Open. The successful candidate should have a strong record of scholarship and be supportive of the department's long-standing and/or emerging interests, and a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level. A Ph.D. in sociology is required, although highly qualified ABD candidates will be considered. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a narrative describing scholarly research, and may submit evidence of teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin on November 1 and continue until the search is closed. Please direct any inquiries to Dr. George Yancey, search committee chair at
With 38,000 students, the University of North Texas is the nation's 25th largest public university. Academic Analytics ranks the UNT Department of Sociology's doctoral program 64 out of 204 nationwide. Further information about the department can be found at

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D or advance ABD in Sociology
Documented record of scholarship

Preferred Qualifications:
Evidence of teaching excellence

Area of Specialty:
Open, with a preference for Gender

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Narrative Describing Scholarly Research


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