Sociology/Human Development: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Fall 2018

Position Statement:

~~Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
Sociology/Human Development: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Fall 2018

Job Category:

Sociology - 1010160

Academic Affairs

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2

GGC invites applicants for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor faculty position to begin August 1, 2018. Applicants should hold their doctorate or appropriate terminal degree. The School of Liberal Arts instituted a new degree in Human Development and Aging Services in 2017. The interdisciplinary degree seeks to prepare graduates to work in the service sector with intergenerational populations including children, adolescents, adults, and the aging. The unique focus of this degree prepares students with a foundation in developmental and aging theories, as well as applied skills in the physical, cognitive, and social growth across the lifespan. The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or related field with a specialty in lifespan, human development, aging, public health or similar fields. This position requires a candidate with experience in program development including but not limited to curriculum development, course scheduling, and light administrative responsibilities. GGC is an institution that values and encourages innovative teaching. In addition to teaching an active research agenda and service to the college and community is expected.

In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive 3 or 5 year renewable appointments or one year traditional appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at


Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master's Degree in Sociology or related.
  • Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Sociology or related.



Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.

Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).

Position Status:



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