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Visiting Professor, Sociology

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Visiting Professor, Sociology

Job no: 499394
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Sociology
Date opened: 21 Mar 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
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The Department of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a visiting professor position (rank open) starting September 1, 2019. The position is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Areas of interest are open but those with specializations in criminology or criminal justice are especially encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will teach a 3-3 course load and be expected to participate in some departmental service and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

With a Carnegie classification of “Doctoral University/Higher Research Activity,” UMass Boston offers faculty the opportunity to teach and conduct research in a vibrant and diverse urban setting. The department has approximately 800 undergraduate majors in sociology, social psychology, and criminology/criminal justice, a Master’s Program in Applied Sociology, a Graduate Certificate Program in Survey Methodology, and a PhD Program in Sociology. Additional information about the Department can be found at http://www.umb.edu/academics/cla/sociology.

The appointment requires ABD status or a doctoral degree in Sociology, Criminology, or a closely related discipline.

Review of candidates will begin on April 26, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Submit online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references.

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