Assistant Professor in Sociology
Texas Lutheran University, located in Seguin, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociology beginning Fall 2021. We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
- PhD in Sociology. ABD candidates considered if degree will be completed by Fall 2021
- Concentrations in ethnic/minority relations, family, and/or civic engagement
- Interest in continuing the development of and leading the African-American Studies program and advising the Black Student Union
- Ability to teach quantitative methods
- Commitment to undergraduate education and advising
- Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University
Texas Lutheran University, a Hispanic Serving Institution, seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learning. Our student body, reflective of the diversity of the State of Texas, is well over 40% Hispanic, with a strong African-American presence as well. Candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or the willingness to engage in teaching, collaborative research, and community service with our diverse student body are particularly sought. Salary is competitive with excellent benefits. For more information, consult our web site at http://www.tlu.edu.
Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and three professional references (names, addresses, e- mail addresses, and telephone numbers). Also as part of your application file, submit a statement that addresses your past or potential future contributions to diversity through teaching, research, or service and/or your experience working with underrepresented student populations. Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.
Separately, arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted.
Please send all submissions to:
Dr. Steve Boehm, Chair
Department of Political Science, Sociology, and Geography
Review of applications will begin December 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
Texas Lutheran University has been recognized consistently as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings in various categories. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.
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