University of North Carolina Wilmington: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Sociology 

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Sociology to begin August 2017. ABD’s will be considered; a PhD in Sociology in hand by the time of appointment and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research are required.  We are seeking to hire a generalist in sociology who complements our existing strengths and the overall applied/public focus of the department.  Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in globalization and sociological theory. The candidate should have a proven research track record and demonstrate potential in obtaining research grants. There is also an expectation for teaching in our graduate program.  The typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester; information about the department can be found at

To apply, please complete the online application process available at (Position #6092). Priority review of applications will begin December 9, 2016, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release.

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington has over 20 full-time faculty members, roughly 350 majors, and offers bachelor’s degrees in sociology, criminology, and an MA in Sociology and Criminology. UNCW is located in an historical resort city midway between the Atlantic coast and the beautiful Cape Fear River.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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