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Job Title: Assistant Professor, Applied Sociology
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/08/2017
Expire Date: 11/08/2017
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Assistant Professor, Applied Sociology
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 departmentís internship program. Additionally, candidates with quantitative methods skill are preferred.

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 letter of reference 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.
Qualifications & Requirements
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.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in menís soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis. 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 veteranís status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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