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Faculty Position FY14-74
March 6, 2014

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Hiring Unit
Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies

Job Description
This is a nine-month, full-time teaching position in the department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies, with a 3/3 teaching load.  Primary responsibilities include teaching, engaging in scholarship, and providing service with primary expertise in Gender and Sexualities with a secondary focus in Statistical methods.  Teaching may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

This position requires a Ph.D. in Sociology, ABDs close to completion may apply.  If Ph.D. is not completed at the beginning of the contract period, a one-year term appointment will be made at the rank of instructor. 

Terms of Appointment
Academic, tenure-track, 9-months continuing, beginning August 2014.   

Source of Funds

Commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits package included. 

Application Process
Submit letter of application, resume, transcript, and references to:

     Sociology Assistant Professor Search Committee
     Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies
     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville    
     Campus Box 1455
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1455

     Or submit materials via e-mail to 

Application Deadline
Preference will be given to applications received by April 3, 2014. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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