Assistant Professor - Department of Sociology

University of Connecticut in Connecticut

Deadline March 11, 2014
Date Posted February 20, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Sociology: The Department of Sociology at the University of Connecticut invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, with a starting date of August 23, 2014. We are seeking candidates who will pursue rigorous research programs, contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching, provide service to the university and the profession, and seek external funds to support their scholarly activities. The areas of hiring priority are sociology of family and sociology of culture. Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned PhD in Sociology by August 22, 2014; promise of research excellence as evidenced through publications or publishing potential; and evidence of ability to teach in the priority area for which the candidate is applying. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable. Preferred Qualifications: Exceptional promise in research and grants, teaching, and service; candidates who can, in addition to their specialty areas, also contribute to our required graduate and undergraduate course offerings in qualitative methods, quantitative methods, or sociological theory. This is a 9-month, tenure track position. The typical course load is two courses per semester. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with background, qualifications and experience. Please upload a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, selected scholarly papers, publications and names of three people who can provide references at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu/faculty/index.php. We will contact selected candidates for reference letters. Applications submitted by March 11, 2014 will be given fullest consideration. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer. (Search 2014472).

How To Apply

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