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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Employer
St. John Fisher University
Location
3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, Sociology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Status:

Tenure Track

Overview:

St. John Fisher University, an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition located in Rochester, New York, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Sociology with expertise in public health and especially the social determinants of health, health systems and healthcare delivery, and an emphasis on race-based disparities. We especially value a commitment to civic and community engagement.Review of applications will begin December 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. St. John Fisher University is an equal opportunity employer.
Founded in 1948, St. John Fisher University is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the northeast and has a rich history of academic excellence and an outstanding reputation for its commitment to a student-centered, personalized educational environment. The educational philosophy of the founding Basilian Fathers—”teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge”—reflects Fisher’s traditions and values today, and the campus prepares individuals for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity and where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced, www.sjf.edu. The School of Arts and Sciences at St John Fisher University serves all undergraduate students through 33 programs, the Core general education curriculum, and pre-professional requirements. The School provides all the liberal arts offerings required for baccalaureate degrees, thus providing critical skills and perspectives across a wide range of disciplines. The new faculty member will arrive at an exciting time in our University’s history. Our program is a vital contributor to interdisciplinary, community-engaged, and place-based learning initiatives and partnerships. Our faculty promote active and applied learning. We pride ourselves on the strength of our relationships with alumni and our undergraduate internships.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will contribute to the School of Arts and Sciences by pursuing an active research agenda, designing and teaching courses in the major and in the general core curriculum, pursuing interdisciplinary curricular collaborations, and serving on departmental, school, and/or university committees.

Education / Experience:

Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in Sociology with specialization in Public Health or related field in hand by time of appointment; an active publishing agenda; a record of excellence in college-level teaching; and a commitment to interdisciplinary curricular collaborations with related disciplines, such as Criminology, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology.

Competencies / Skills:

● Ability to design and teach a wide range of courses at the undergraduate level in Public Health and related disciplines and for our Core general education curriculum.● Demonstrated ability to be an excellent teacher.● Commitment to a consistent, high-quality scholarly agenda and high potential for publishing in peer-reviewed scholarly venues.● Commitment to mentoring and advising students.● Commitment to contributing to a climate of equity and inclusion.● Commitment to service.● Commitment to community engagement.● Excellent communication skills.

Work Environment:

University Campus

Equipment to be Used:


● iPad● Computer and common computer softwares● BrightSpace platform

Work Hours:

9 months

Special Conditions for Eligibility:

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US and be available to start teaching in fall 2024.EEO Statement: It is the policy of St. John Fisher University to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the University has employees. The University does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, perceived sex, gender identity, gender expression, the status of being transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.The Title IX Coordinator is the designated University official with primary responsibility for coordinating compliance with Title IX and related federal and state laws. The Title IX Coordinator, Meg Flaherty, Ph.D., can be reached by phone (585-385-8232), email (titleix@sjfc.edu), in-person in Campus Center 206, or outside of business hours by contacting the Office of Safety and Security (585-385-8111).

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of St. John Fisher University to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the University has employees.

The University does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, perceived sex, gender identity, gender expression, the status of being transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Title IX Coordinator is the designated University official with primary responsibility for coordinating compliance with Title IX and related federal and state laws. The Title IX Coordinator, Meg Flaherty, Ph.D., can be reached by phone (585-385-8232), email (titleix@sjfc.edu), in-person in Campus Center 206, or outside of business hours by contacting the Office of Safety and Security (585-385-8111).

Work Location:

3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618

FLSA:

Exempt

Salary / Hourly Range:

61.5-72.5k

Note:

The salary range for this role is set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, qualifications, experience, and education. The above hiring range is one component of the University’s competitive Total Rewards package which can be viewed here

Posting Number:

F00129P

Desired Start Date:

09/01/2024

Organization

St. John Fisher University is an independent, liberal arts institution that provides a transformative education to approximately 3,800 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students each year. Across its five Schools, Fisher offers nearly 40 majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, education, and nursing; 11 pre-professional programs; and master’s and doctoral programs in business, nursing, education, pharmacy, and public health. The University’s residential campus boasts a robust living and learning community and a successful intercollegiate athletics program. Fisher is a community where all are welcome, regardless of religious or cultural background. 

 

The University continues to honor its founders, the Congregation of St. Basil, by embracing their motto, “Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge.” We are located in Pittsford, N.Y., seven miles outside of the city of Rochester. The campus is situated on 164 park-like acres—a beautiful setting for a warm, friendly campus community. 

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