State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor of Sociology
Filed in Faculty on August 18, 2016
The Department of Sociology at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position.
Posting Date: August 17, 2016
Review Date: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: http://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2016.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: August 2017
Description of Responsibilities:
Will be responsible to teach introductory sociology courses every semester, courses in social inequality, and other sociology major core courses (e.g., social problems). Will also be expected to participate in department and college committee activities as well.
The applicant will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology or related field. Must be committed to excellence in teaching and be engaged in an active program of research.
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in sociology, with a specialty in Social Inequalities, a proven record in teaching at the college level, and professional publications or research under review.
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references electronically to:
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Dr. Young Kim, Search Committee Chair
Phone: (315) 312-3285
Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered.
Description of Department: The Department of Sociology at SUNY Oswego offers students a challenging major with a core that highlights the importance of social theory and research methods while offering the freedom to choose from academically-stimulating electives. Our UG curriculum meets or exceeds all the suggestions of the American Sociological Association (ASA) on how a program should be designed.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.
In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing email@example.com.
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