Assistant Professor of Sociology (Fall 2020)

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Position Title:Assistant Professor of Sociology (Fall 2020) Position Number:10043850 Benefits Eligible:Yes Campus Location:Dahlonega General Summary:

The Department of Sociology and Human Services at The University of North Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology, specializing in Gender. Additional areas of expertise are open, but we are especially interested in candidates with background in one or more of the following areas: criminology, inequality and social justice, qualitative methods. Primary responsibilities will be on the Dahlonega Campus.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Review of applications will begin Oct. 26, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

For further information or questions, contact Dr. Toralf (Tony) Zschau, Chair of the Search Committee at [email protected].

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a strong commitment to diversity and social justice
  • Demonstrate a successful record (and commitment to) teaching in a liberal arts environment
  • Provide evidence of scholarship through publications and presentations in peer reviewed environments and a well-defined research agenda
  • Teach a 4/4/ course load according to the needs of the department
  • Serve on departmental, school and university committees.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD in Sociology at the time of appointment. Advanced ABD candidates will be considered (Ph.D. must be in hand by the hire date).
Anticipated Hire Date:08/01/2020 Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Sample of Scholarly Publications, Unofficial Transcripts Special Instructions to Applicants:If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at
Teaching Portfolio (to include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and assignments, student evaluations)

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check. Employer Information:All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.




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Posted: 9/12/2019
Application Due: 12/11/2019
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