University of Tampa — Professor of Instruction in Sociology

The Department of Sociology in The University of Tampa’s College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education invites applications for a full time, 9-month renewable position as Professor of Instruction in Sociology starting August 2019.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa’s dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 22 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

Area of specialty is open. Of note, the Applied Sociology program is CAPACS-accredited and candidates should discuss how they would contribute to the program. Candidates should also provide evidence of teaching effectiveness. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester, along with a commensurate amount of service. Faculty members often have the opportunity to teach in the summer for additional compensation.

Review of applications will commence on January 15, 2019. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in Sociology. The successful candidate must have a strong desire to teach Introduction to Sociology and other core undergraduate courses.

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Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and one or more teaching evaluations.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.