The Department of Sociology at the State University of New York-New Paltz invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2019. The primary responsibility will be to teach courses in the department's concentration in criminology, including elective courses in the candidates area of expertise in addition to core required sociology classes.
The teaching load is typically three courses per semester. The candidate should have expertise in the areas of criminology and deviance with preference being given to those utilizing critical criminology perspectives. The successful applicant will also be expected to demonstrate and maintain a strong scholarly agenda, to advise students and to contribute to the life and work of the department and the college.
Ph.D. in sociology or criminology required; exceptional ABD candidates with firm completion date will be considered
Post-secondary teaching experience highly desired.
Electronic submission required. Candidate will be required to submit a cover letter, CV, a writing sample or peer-reviewed published article, and contact information for three professional references. References provided will be sent a link to upload a letter of recommendation.
Candidates must also include a detailed description of teaching experience in a combined PDF (e.g.- statement of teaching philosophy, course syllabi, student evaluations. To apply, please visit:
Please contact Tyrell Connor () with any questions you may have about the position.
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Review of applications begins on 10/15/18, and will be accepted until the position is filled.
Other important information about this vacancy:
This position offers full NYS benefits, which are among the most comprehensive in the nation.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.
Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report ( Clery Report ) at
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