Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers. Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.Position Title:
Assistant Professor of Sociology (2 positions available)Position Number:
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-Social ScienceDepartment:
Department of SociologyFull-Time or Part-Time:
The Department of Sociology at Hofstra University is pleased to invite applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. The department includes over 200 majors in Sociology and Criminology and benefits from our proximity to New York City. We seek candidates with research and teaching interests in social justice, in particular those with expertise in health and health care disparities, environmental and climate justice, global migration and racial and ethnic inequalities. At least one successful candidate will use quantitative methods in their research and teaching.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Teaching core courses in sociology or criminology such as Introductory courses, Statistics, Research Methods, Sociology of Health and Illness, Environmental Justice, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
- Developing additional undergraduate courses in their areas of expertise
- Advising and mentoring undergraduate sociology and criminology majors, supervision of independent studies and internships
- Participating in departmental, college and university committees
- PhD at time of appointment; advanced ABDs will be considered.
- Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.
Please upload the following with your application for consideration:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Teaching statement/portfolio
- Selected writing samples/publications
- Statement on commitment to diversity
- The names and contact information of three references (see below for instructions on where letters should be sent to).
Three recommendation letters should be sent to email@example.com
(with the name of the candidate in the subject heading). All applications received by October 1, 2023 will receive full consideration. Inquiries should be directed to the Department of Sociology, Professor Christopher Niedt Christopher.Niedt@hofstra.eduDeadline:
Open until filledTenure Track:
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.Salary/Salary Range:
$85,000 - $95,000