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Assistant Professor of Sociology, Tenure-track

10/07/2019 3:44 pm

Rockford University invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice tenure-track, to begin August 2020. Ph.D. in Sociology/Criminology or a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Public Policy and Administration, etc.) required by August, 2020. Candidate should have teaching experience beyond a teaching assistantship, preferably in a college setting. Applicants must be able to teach general sociology courses, including research methodology (qualitative and quantitative); sociological theory; and introduction to homeland security or other specialized criminal justice courses. Enthusiasm for, and a commitment to, teaching in a small-university liberal arts setting is essential.

Applications will be reviewed starting immediately and will be accepted until December 1, 2019. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts—undergraduate and graduate—(official transcripts required upon hire), and three letters of recommendation to HumanResources@Rockford.edu.

Rockford University’s search committees and hiring managers are especially interested in candidates who through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Rockford University is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.