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Job TitleASSISTANT PROFESSOR - SOCIOLOGYDepartmentSociologySchool/Parent OrganizationSchool of Humanities and SciencesDivisionProvost and Educational Affairs DivisionEmployment CategoryFulltime-RegularAcademic Year2019-2020Academic SemesterFall 2019 and Spring 2020Anticipated start date08/15/2019If temporary, expected end dateFaculty StatusTenure Eligible, Notice (TE)Position/Job Summary

The Ithaca College Department of Sociology (located in Ithaca, NY) is accepting applications for a tenure-eligible, full-time position to begin August 16, 2019. We seek a sociologist who researches and teaches in consumption studies and class inequalities. The position also requires a rotation in one or more of our required courses: Theory, Qualitative or Quantitative Methods, Sociological Inquiries, and/or Introduction to Sociology. The department’s goal is to encourage students to integrate a wide range of social issues with theory, method, and practice. Candidates will teach 3-3, in addition to doing service and maintaining a professional/scholarly program.

Position/Job Qualifications

Ph.D. in Sociology by time of appointment is required. Interest in teaching our required, one-semester quantitative methods course is preferred. Teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence is also preferred.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a current CV and cover letter. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration however, complete applications should be received by November 30, 2018.

Work authorization (select one):Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position Department description

Ithaca College is actively working to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive academic community. As such, we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups; we wish to see each applicant’s potential to make positive contributions to College-wide goals of inclusive excellence. Applicants are encouraged to articulate their experience, expertise, or interest in any of the following:
• Facilitation of discussions on diversity, marginalization, or inclusion in the classroom

• Experience teaching in ways that meet the varied learning needs and interests of a diverse student population

• Commitment to encouraging and promoting success in all students, regardless of aptitude or achievement

• Any relevant experience or record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy

College description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at

FLSA StatusExemptIs this position eligible for benefits?YesIs this position covered by the SEIU?NoVacancy IDF2136Quick Link Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
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      Posted: 2/7/2019
      Application Due: 8/9/2019
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