Assistant Professor - Sociology and Anthropology

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Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleAssistant Professor - Sociology and AnthropologySalary RangeAnticipated Hiring Range$70,000 - $75,000Position Number00104165Work ScheduleN/AFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department168301 - Sociology & AnthropologyDepartmentSociology & AnthropologyJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and public outreach. The department offers undergraduate degrees in sociology, criminology, and anthropology, and graduate degrees in sociology (MA, PhD) and anthropology (MA). The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is part of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS).

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Essential Job Duties

The Assistant Professor position requires research, teaching, and service. The person hired will contribute primarily to the criminology program area of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. The normal teaching expectation is two courses per semester. The person hired will be expected to work successfully with students, faculty, and other possible partners, and participate in faculty governance.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience

Requires doctorate in sociology or equivalent degree.

Departmental Required Skills

Strong teaching and research skills.
Strong skills in research methods (quantitative and/or qualitative).
Promise of, or a strong record of, research and publication and extramural research funding.
A strong commitment to student mentorship and excellence in teaching.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

An active research and publication agenda in criminology.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

With your application, please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing your research agenda, teaching interests, and fit with the department’s graduate program emphases. For more information about the department and its graduate program, see the department website

If you have questions, contact Linda Orlandi ([email protected]). Do not send letters of reference at this time. If requested, please have three letters of reference sent to Linda Orlandi, either via email (l[email protected] with the subject line “Attn: Faculty Search Committee for Criminology Position”), or via post to the following address:

Attn: Faculty Search Committee for Criminology Position
c/o Linda Orlandi
North Carolina State University
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
10 Current Drive, Campus Box 8107
Raleigh, NC 27695-8107

Formal screening of applications will begin October 8, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Open Date08/02/2019Anticipated Closing DateOpen until filledIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date08/16/2020AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Do you have or will you have a PhD in Sociology or in a closely related field by the anticipated start date?

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 10/10/2019
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