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Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Posting Number: 0601124

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology

FLSA: Exempt

Position Type: Faculty

Duration of Position: Full Time

Work Location: San Antonio, TX

Department: Department of Social Sciences

Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Summary/Basic Function: The Sociology Program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio invites applicants for a tenure-track position as assistant professor with preferred area in quantitative methods and secondary areas in demography, health, and/or globalization, beginning Fall 2018. Successful applicants will have the ability to teach courses in demography, health, quantitative methods, and/or globalization. Ability to teach statistics at undergraduate levels is necessary, with a possibility to teach graduate statistics courses in the future. Areas of strength in the department include environmental sociology, sex, gender, and sexualities, racial and ethnic studies focused on Latinxs, and qualitative methodologies. Complementary scholars will be strongly considered. Ph.D. preferred but ABD applicants are welcome. Teaching load is a 3/3 with possibility for summer teaching.

Work Hours: Flexible to suit course schedule. Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes. Teaching load is a 3/3 with possibility for summer teaching.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 6,500.

Application Process: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp.

Applicants must complete the application/Faculty Form as well as upload:
1) A letter that describes research and teaching interests
2) A curriculum vitae

Any questions about the position should be directed to:

Department Chair
[email protected]

The priority date for applications is January 1, 2017.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

  • Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position.
  • The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
  • If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
  • Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.


Posting Date: 10-31-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52021



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Qualifications

Education

Necessary Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology is preferred, but ABD's are welcome to apply if the Ph.D. will be awarded by August 2018.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience

Necessary Qualifications: Prior classroom experience as an instructor of record in a college or university setting.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with high-impact teaching practices such as learning communities, experiential learning, and/or writing across the curriculum is preferred.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Other Qualifications for Posting: Proficiency in STATA and other quantitative software is necessary. Ability to articulate an active research agenda, exemplify an emerging record of publications, show potential for external funding, and demonstrate a commitment to instructional excellence and departmental service.



Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.

Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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