Assistant Professor-Tenure Track-Research Methods

Job description

Position Number 14136

Functional Title Assistant Professor-Tenure Track-Research Methods

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for an august 2019 appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to regularly teach research methods courses in the department's BA and MA programs in Sociology.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph. D. in Sociology beginning in August 2019.

Candidates for whom the Ph. D. has not been confirmed as of 08/01/2019 will be considered for an initial appointment at the rank of non-tenure track Instructor.

Policies regarding appointment at the Instructor rank can be found at:

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should include:

  • Letter of application
  • Teaching statement that addresses your approach to teaching an undergraduate research methods course
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Examples of scholarly work
  • Unofficial transcripts

Reference letters—Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide letters of recommendations, in the Reference section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

All documentation must be submitted electronically through UNCGjobsearch.

Pleas do not forward any applications to the Department.

Initial review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Shelly Brown-Jeffy, at [email protected]

Recruitment Range Salary will competitive and commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Sociology - 12218

Job Open Date 09/05/2018

For Best Consideration Date 10/15/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Writing Sample(s)
  7. Research Statement
  8. Scholarly Writing
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3
  4. Link to Professional Portfolio
  5. Other Documents
  6. Diversity Statement
  7. Scholarly Writing 2

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • National Association of Asian American Professionals
    • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education
    • Personal Networking
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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Posted: 11/10/2018
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