Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology (specialization in criminology)
The Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina Greensboro invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology position beginning August 2018. We seek a sociological criminologist who can teach a variety of courses in the department's criminology concentrations. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Sociology or Criminology. Candidates for whom the Ph.D. has not been conferred as of 08/01/2018 will be considered for a Lecturer position, which has additional teaching appointments and a different salary. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, service, and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate criminology students. Applications must include (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching portfolio, (4) writing sample, and (5) three or more reference letters. All documentation must be submitted electronically through UNCGjobsearch.
Review of applications will begin on 3/19/2018.
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.
UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.