Assistant Professor, Sociology (Justice & Human Rights)

Job description

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice seeks candidates for a full-time position at the Assistant Professor level. This position will teach in our undergraduate and continuing education Sociology and Criminal Justice programs, both day and evening courses, on both our Milton and Plymouth campuses, starting in the Fall of 2019. 

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. required in Sociology, or related discipline with specialization in justice and global human rights advocacy, and diversity in criminal justice (ABD will be considered, earned Ph.D. required by start of appointment). Candidate will be required to teach at least part of each semester course load in the evening and be comfortable with hybrid delivery. The department is seeking candidates with a strong history of effective teaching.  Screening and review of candidate application materials will begin November 15, 2018.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Please apply online at for consideration.  Interested applicants must submit the following: curriculum vitae, cover letter including a description of your teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service), a sample syllabus, and a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment) and three letters of recommendation. 




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Posted: 10/12/2018
Application Due: 12/11/2018
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