Assistant Professor, Sociology
Posting Date: 12/21/2012
Closing Date: 02/01/2013
Political Science and Sociology
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in the Political Science and Sociology Department. This anticipated opening is for the 2013-2014 academic year and is a tenure-track appointment.
The candidate would be expected to: teach 9 credits per semester (12 credits with a 3 credit course load reduction) of introductory and upper-level courses; serve on committees; advise students; and maintain disciplinary currency.
Additional information about the Political Science and Sociology department can be found at: http://www.monmouth.edu/academics/political_science_and_sociology/defaul... 
Date Position is Available
Required Degree, Licenses or Certifications:
ABD candidates may be considered with degree completion expected by date of employment
Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Doctoral degree in Sociology. We are interested in candidates whose teaching and research demonstrate a critical perspective and whose primary area of specialization includes gender, as well as race-class-gender, race/ethnicity, or social stratification.
Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research, a willingness to engage in student development through academic advising and experiential learning, and be able to help strengthen and build a burgeoning sociology program.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application materials should be addressed to: Dr. Nancy Mezey, Sociology Program Director, Department of Political Science and Sociology, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ 07764.
Required Applicant Documents
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
First Letter of Recommendation
Second Letter of Recommendation
Third Letter of Recommendation
Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu  to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.
Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in seven schools: the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences; the School of Education; the Leon Hess Business School; the School of Science; the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies; the Graduate School; and the Honors School. Monmouth's campus is a five-minute drive from the Atlantic Ocean in West Long Branch, New Jersey, and is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, as well as plentiful local attractions. The 156-acre campus features 54 buildings, including historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.
Best of all, Monmouth offers an exceptional value. At Monmouth, students benefit from quality academic programs, small classes, professors who meet the highest standards for teaching and academic excellence, a magnificent campus, and state-of-the-art facilities. Plus, Monmouth is just the right size to provide the variety and choice of a comprehensive university combined with the individual attention typical of a small liberal arts college. Monmouth's convenient location, in the heart of a high-tech business region, provides cooperative and post-graduate employment opportunities for many Monmouth students.
Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty, and students. Monmouth University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.