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Faculty Position FY18-028
September 8, 2017

Position Title
Assistant Professor, Applied Sociology

Hiring Unit
College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Assistant Professor will be will have a primary specialization in applied sociology with secondary areas in diversity and social justice, gender and/or immigration. Further teaching would include courses in work and applied sociology both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Assistant Professor will teach three courses per semester in an undergraduate and graduate sociology program, mentor students, and contribute to interdisciplinary programs as appropriate. The department expects faculty to remain actively engaged in research and professional development around teaching, as well as provide service to the university and community.

Ideal candidates will have some experience with working in applied settings and be able to develop the department’s internship program. Additionally, candidates with quantitative methods skill are preferred.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must hold a PhD in sociology or a closely related field at time of employment beginning August 2018. Persons who have not completed all degree requirements (ABD) by the beginning of the contract period may be considered for a one-year term interim appointment at the rank of Instructor.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing academic year, tenure-eligible appointment beginning August 15, 2018.

Source of Funds

Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience

Application Process
Submit letter of application, CV/resume, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest, and three reference letters to:
Applied Sociology Search Committee
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
Campus Box 1455
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1455

Or email one PDF file with all requested documents to

Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by November 1, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open 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 committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We 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. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

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