Assistant or Associate Professor of Sociology

Salisbury, NC, US
Jun 07, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Assistant/Associate Professor of Sociology 


Division of Liberal Arts & Humanities 


Department of Criminal Justice & Sociology 

Reports to:

Department Chair of Criminal Justice & Sociology 

Position Summary


Livingstone College seeks applications for an Assistant/Associate 

Professor in Sociology.  Applicant should have 3-5 years of 

teaching experience in Sociology at the college or university level. 

Candidates must be committed to utilizing innovative teaching 

techniques in the instructional setting and using technology to enhance 

student learning.  He/she must possess strong communication skills and 

be dedicated to providing quality instruction for all students served.

Responsibilities include teaching 12-15 hours of classes, 

advising and registering students, recruiting majors for the department, 

participating in writing and research activities, and other 

departmental activities as assigned.  Applicant must have college 

teaching experience, strong and effective interpersonal skills, 

demonstrated skills as an accomplished educator, and the ability to 

identify and establish appropriate educational direction.  A commitment 

to diversity and inclusion in the classroom is essential. The successful 

candidate will begin the position in September 2021.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


The results you will deliver each day that matter most!

  • Teach five (5) Sociology classes during the Fall semester, and four (4) Sociology classes during the Spring semester.  
  • Advising and registering students for classes.
  • Recruiting majors for the department. 
  • Serve on campus-wide committees.
  • Participate in writing, research, publishing, and other professional development activities.

Education/ Experience


What you will need to be successful!

  • Ph.D. in Sociology required. 
  • 3-5 years of teaching experience at the college or university level required. 
  • Experience using Blackboard, ECHO 360: Lecture Capture, SmartBoard technology, and other supplemental teaching and learning tools is a plus. 
  • Experience teaching blended, hybrid, and online courses is also a plus. 

Life at Livingstone College


Why we believe you will love working at Livingstone College!!

Livingstone College is a private historically black college that is secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction, academic excellence, and student success. Through a Christian-based environment suitable for holistic learning, Livingstone provides excellent business, liberal arts, STEAM, teacher education, and workforce development programs for students from all ethnic backgrounds designed to promote lifelong learning and to develop student potential for leadership and service to a global community.

 About Livingstone College:


Livingstone College is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified individuals based upon job related qualifications regardless of race, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition, political affiliation or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local law.  Livingstone College complies with all laws regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled candidates and employees.  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact Human Resources in order to arrange such accommodation.  We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract.


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