Assistant Professor of Sociology - Two Positions
Position Number: 5100190/51047968
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Job Description Summary: Valdosta State University seeks two full time, tenure-track assistant professors in Sociology to begin August 1, 2014. Successful candidates for both positions are expected to participate in the rotation to teach undergraduate and graduate core classes (statistics, research methods, and social theory). Position One: Specialization areas are open but ability to teach courses in the Social Inequalities area of the major (Race and Ethnic Relations, Social Stratification, Poverty and Welfare, or Gender) is required, in addition to Statistics. Position Two: Specialization areas are open but ability to teach courses in the Institutions area of the major is required, in particular, Medical Sociology, or Sociology of Organizations and Work, Family Sociology, or Sociology of Sport. The program offers an MS and BA degree in sociology and both are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Programs in Applied and Clinical Sociology. Valdosta State University is a Comprehensive University serving 41 counties in South Georgia with a student enrollment of approximately 11,800. The Valdosta MSA has approximately 130,000 people, is located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75, is served by a regional airport, and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida. For more information on the University visit http//www.valdosta.edu . For more information about the community visit http://www.valdostachamber.com . For more information about the position contact Dr. Darrell Ross, Department Head, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 229-333-5943.
Minimum Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in Sociology or in a closely related field by the start date. Evidence of success in research and publication or the potential for publication.
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