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Assistant Professor - Sociology

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Texas A&M University Commerce
Location
Commerce TAMUC

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-09-20
Req: R-042074
Job Title

Assistant Professor - Sociology

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Sociology & Criminal Justice

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:

During the application process the “My Experience” page has a section provided “Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)” to upload required documents.

  • Use the Upload button to add each document.
  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.
  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
  • Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document, instead please email HR for help.

Please provide the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required upon acceptance of verbal offer).
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

If you need assistance, please contact us at HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu

SUMMARY:

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice is seeking applicants for the Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in Sociology. This position will begin Fall 2022. Areas of specialization are open, but we are seeking a colleague who can teach courses in Deviance. Faculty at Texas A & M University-Commerce are required to conduct scholarly activities, work cooperatively with others, and contribute service to their discipline, the university, and the community. Review of applications will begin on immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in sociology;
  • Design, implement, and publish research;
  • Prepare syllabi;
  • Update course materials;
  • Develop curriculum;
  • Deliver instruction both online and on any of the university campuses. Instructional duties may include teaching during the day, in the evening, or on Saturday.
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement departmental programs;
  • Provide service to the department, college, university and public schools, and community; and
  • Maintain knowledge and stay abreast of current trends in learning with research, best practices in teaching, and technological applications in the classroom, including online teaching.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to perform service for the profession, university and community, and engage in other scholarly activities appropriate for academics.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Ph.D. in Sociology or closely related discipline with documented specialization in Sociology from an accredited institution with a strong commitment to teaching, academic research, and service. ABDs will be considered; however, a Ph.D. must be in hand at the start of the appointment. Those who hold a J.D. only will not be considered.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Experience teaching Deviance related courses at the undergraduate level.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: N/A
  • Physical Requirements: N/A
  • Other Requirements: Ability to use computer software and programs, as well as teach online courses, as needed.

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:

Education skills and experience above and beyond the minimum that would be ideal but is not required.

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

Graduate Assistants if assigned

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to and promotes equal opportunity for all. This commitment includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and program accessibility. It is also committed to make its workplaces, campuses, and programs accessible to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Furthermore, we encourage and foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to Diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 468-8741 or [email protected].

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