Assistant Professor 9 Mo

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Employment Status:Full time (29-40 Hrs) Closing:10/21/19 Proposed Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience Type of Employment:Faculty Location:ASU-Jonesboro

Position Summary:

The Department of Criminology, Sociology, and Geography at Arkansas State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology position beginning August 15, 2020. A Ph.D. in Sociology or related field conferred by the time of appointment is required. Preferred area of specialization is criminology with the ability to teach qualitative methods.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Regular responsibilities include teaching, research, advising and mentoring students as well as engaging in service at all levels in the university and for the community
  • The standard teaching load for a pre-tenure faculty is 12 hours with the opportunity for one class release for research reassignment
  • The teaching assignments will include undergraduate and graduate level courses
  • Other duties as assigned


The successful candidate will be prepared to provide instruction to lower and upper division courses as well as graduate level courses that meet departmental standards for undergraduate and graduate instruction.

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


This position begins Fall 2020

Arkansas State University is a comprehensive public university located approximately 70 miles northwest of Memphis. The department offers a well-rounded curriculum to its more than 300 majors in its BA programs in Sociology and Criminology and also offers courses in Geography. The department also offers two graduate programs—an MA in Sociology and an MA Criminal Justice. Each of the undergraduate programs is available in traditional and on-line modalities. Applications received by the deadline will receive full consideration.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Sociology or related field.

Applications should include the following on page four of their application:
a) cover letter describing teaching and research interests
b) curriculum vitae
c) evidence of teaching effectiveness
d) unofficial transcripts
e) contact information of three references

Please direct any questions to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Gina Hogue at: [email protected]




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Posted: 9/20/2019
Application Due: 10/22/2019
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