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, including crime, social & criminal justice, family, gender, race & ethnicity, class, natural and man-made disasters, music, social inequality, housing & communities, immigration, the environment, globalization, social movements and education.
UNCG Sociology serves undergraduate and graduate students, the College & University, the academy, and our communities through teaching, scholarship, mentorship, outreach, and active citizenship. We put sociology to work to solve problems, educate students and the public, raise critical questions, and create freer intellectual spaces. Grounded in an appreciation of the complexity, variety, and necessity of sociological inquiry, we are teacher-scholars driven to advance the promise of sociology at every level and in every context.
The Department of Sociology invites applications for a full
-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for an august 2019 appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to regularly teach research methods courses in the departments BA and MA programs in Sociology.
Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph
. D. in Sociology beginning in August 2019.
Candidates for whom the Ph. D. has not been confirmed as of 08/01/2019 will be considered for an initial appointment at the rank of non-tenure track Instructor.
Policies regarding appointment at the Instructor rank can be found at:
Applicants should include:
Letter of application
Teaching statement that addresses your approach to teaching an undergraduate research methods course
Current curriculum vitae
Examples of scholarly work
Reference letters Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide letters of recommendations, in the Reference section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.
All documentation must be submitted electronically through UNCGjobsearch.
Pleas do not forward any applications to the Department.
Initial review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
If you have questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Shelly Brown-Jeffy, at
"R" for Rare (0-30%); "O" for Occasional (30-60%); "F" for Frequent (60-90%); "C" for Constant (90-100%).
Functional Title: Assistant Professor-Tenure Track-Research Methods
Position Type:* Tenure Stream
Position Eclass:* FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earn
Tenure Status:* Tenure Track
Recruitment Range:* Salary will competitive and commensurate with experience
Org #-Department:* Sociology
Job Open Date: 09/05/2018
For Best Consideration Date: 10/15/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
FTE:* 1.0 (Full-Time)
Type of Appointment:* Permanent
Number of Months per Year:* 9