Current Job Openings:
California State University Channel Islands (CI) invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Sociology. CSUCI is the newest campus in the California State University system, located in Ventura County (between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara), at the interface of urban, agricultural, and coastal California. Recently designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, we are dedicated to serving a diverse student body and engaging deeply with our surrounding community. CSUCI promotes multicultural and international education, interdisciplinary inquiry, and community engagement; candidates are expected to share those commitments. The Sociology Program seeks an energetic colleague to contribute to our growing department. We are building a program that is both rigorous and developmental; provides students with a foundation in systematic empirical inquiry; committed to community engagement; and equally serves students preparing for graduate studies or seeking direct entry into a range of careers. Candidates should have a strong record or evidence of promise in teaching, research, and service. We are seeking candidates with training and interests in the area of Social Theory, with particular attention to bridging theory with sociological content and empirical inquiry. Additional interests in the areas of Race, Culture, and Stratification are preferred, although the candidate's broader qualifications, commitments, and experience are more important than specific disciplinary subfields. The Ph.D. in Sociology is required by time of appointment. Candidates are strongly encouraged to learn more about our campus via our website: www.csuci.edu. We welcome inquiries for additional or more specific information; please direct all inquiries to the program chair, Dennis Downey (email@example.com). Applications can be submitted online at: https://www.csucifacultyjobs.com. Review of applications will begin on September 3, 2014.
Humboldt State University seeks Temporary Faculty in Sociology, Job #7033.
The department seeks to hire at least one lecturer for Fall 2014 with the possibility of reappointment in future terms based on evaluations. We have need for Spring 2015, and likely for the following year. Dependent upon qualifications, course load may be up to full time (15 units; 1.0 timebase). Instructional assignment may include: SOC 310 (Classical Social Theory), which is a requirement for Sociology majors and is our designated writing intensive course; Soc 410 (Contemporary Sociological Theory),CRIM 125 (Introduction to Criminology and Justice Studies); and CRIM 225S (Inequalities & Crime), as well as Soc 303 (Race and Inequalities) and/or Environmental Sociology courses.
Minimum Qualifications: MA in Sociology or related field and demonstrated teaching effectiveness at the college or university level (five or more years of professional/academic experience may be substituted for some courses). PhD/ABD preferred for certain courses. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the subject matter of the course(s) through relevant training and teaching experience is required for some courses. To view minimum qualifications for specific courses, visit our Temporary Faculty Pool listing at: http://www.humboldt.edu/aps/docs/jobs/pool/SOC_7033_Pool_1415.pdf.
Salary and Benefits: Salary is dependent on the appointee's qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule and benefits information are available at: HSU Human Resources. Lecturers with at least a .40 time base (6 units) for one semester are eligible for benefits.
General Information: Humboldt State University is part of the 23-campus California State University system. The University has a comprehensive arts and sciences curriculum, which is recognized nationally for its high academic quality. Founded in 1913, HSU is one of the premier, public institutions in the western United States; it is a residential and rural campus with an enrollment of approximately 8,000 students. The main campus is located in Arcata, California, in the northwestern part of the state along the coast, situated among redwood trees in an area that offers unmatched scenic beauty, moderate climate and opportunities for outdoor activities. The surrounding Humboldt County locale has a population of 130,000. The community offers an excellent range of businesses, services and cultural activities/performances. The local schools are ranked in the top performance percentiles, both nationally and in the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu.
Application: Qualified candidates should send the following:
- Completed Form 580: Application for Lecturer Appointment (http://humboldt.edu/forms/content/form-580-application-lecturer-appointment);
- Letter of application;
- Curriculum vitae;
- Application for Academic Employment: https://www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/757.
- Names and contact information for three references; and
- Relevant teaching evaluations (if available).
- Application materials should be submitted electronically, in PDF format, to: Alicia.Perrson@humboldt.edu.
Questions regarding available courses and application procedures should be directed to Jennifer Eichstedt, Professor and Chair of the Personnel Committee, at: Jennifer.Eichstedt@humboldt.edu.
Application Deadline: Courses and assignments are open until filled.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, College of Charleston
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2015. We seek a broadly trained sociologist who has a strong commitment to teaching within an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences setting. The individual would be expected to primarily contribute to our two-course research methods sequence by teaching statistics with SPSS and, in addition, be interested in teaching GIS courses. Other specialties are open, with preference given to candidates who can teach in the areas of public health, criminology, demography or applied sociology. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of ongoing scholarship.
Minimum Qualifications/Credentials: Successful candidates will have earned a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. While preference will be given to a Ph.D. in Sociology, applicants with a strong background in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Public Health, Criminology or Demography are also encouraged to apply.
How to Apply: Apply online at JOBS.COFC.EDU. Only electronic applications submitted via this website will be considered. Submit online: letter of application including current and projected research agenda, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required for hiring), teaching philosophy, one representative publication, and contact information for 3 reference providers who will submit letters of recommendation online. Application deadline is September 1, 2014. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. George Dickinson, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the College of Charleston: The College of Charleston is a state-supported, liberal arts and sciences institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate students. Consistent with its heritage since its founding in 1770, the College retains a strong liberal arts undergraduate curriculum. It is located on the historic peninsula in Downtown Charleston, a coastal metropolitan area of over 600,000. Additional information about the institution and the surrounding area is available at www.cofc.edu.