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Job Title INSTRUCTOR/ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Department Sociology School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Temporary Academic Year 2019-2020 Academic Semester Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Anticipated start date 08/16/2019 If temporary, expected end date 05/31/2020 Faculty Status Term Position/Job Summary

The Ithaca College Department of Sociology is accepting applications for a one-year (with possibility of renewal), full-time position to begin August 16, 2019. We seek a sociologist who can teach any combination of (critical) criminology courses, such as “deviance,” law & society, crime & society; and/or race & ethnicity courses. The ideal candidate will also be interested in teaching “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 3-4 and participate in department meetings; no advising or service is required.

Position/Job Qualifications

ABD or Ph.D. in Sociology is required. Teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence is also required, via course evaluations and teaching portfolio.

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 cover letter, CV, course evaluations and representative syllabi (or teaching portfolio); reference list is also required. 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, complete applications should be received by April 29, 2019.

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, and we are interested to read or hear about 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

Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position Department description

The department’s goal is to encourage students to integrate a wide range of social issues with theory, method, and practice. Candidates will teach 3-4 and participate in department meetings; no advising or service is required.

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 Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes Is this position covered by the SEIU? Yes Vacancy ID F2155 Quick Link Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Reference List
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Syllabi
Optional Documents
  1. Portfolio
  2. Additional Documents
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Posted: 6/14/2019
Application Due: 7/16/2019
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