Assistant Professor – Popular Participation in Economic Decision Making

Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Share:

Job description

About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character – shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life – promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:
The Department of Human Development in the College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA) at Binghamton University seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin Fall 2018. We seek a historically oriented scholar whose research interests are in the area of popular participation in economic decision-making processes. Research should address one or more of the following: the (de)democratization of economic decision-making, politics of finance, and inequality. The research should be situated at the intersection of economic and political sociology.

The position involves teaching at all levels from undergraduate to advanced graduate-level courses. The candidate must have substantial teaching experience in social justice and social science research methods, as well as the ability to teach socio-economic dimensions of human rights at the graduate level. Finally, experience in course evaluation and curricular development are required.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Leo Wilton, Search Committee Chair, Human Development, E-mail: lwilton@binghamton.edu.

Requirements:
Applications will be considered immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Candidate requirements include a PhD in human development, sociology, geography, anthropology, human rights, cultural studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, or related fields. Candidates must have published articles in peer-reviewed journals and will be expected to demonstrate a rigorous program of scholarly research. It is expected that the candidate demonstrate strong interdisciplinary focus and commitment to social justice and human rights in their scholarly research, teaching and social activism. Candidates must have substantial teaching experience in social justice and social science research methods, as well as the ability to teach socio-economic dimensions of human rights at the graduate level. Finally, experience in course evaluation and curricular development are required.

Additional Information:
The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University’s complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit the following items electronically to http://binghamtoninterviewexchange.com: (1) letter of application that describes how the candidate’s background is commensurate with the job announcement and a fit with our department, (2) CV, (3) scholarly research statement, (4) one sample of academic writing (article or chapter), (5) teaching philosophy statement, and (6) list of names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three academic references.

Binghamton University has built a reputation as a world-class institution that combines a broadly interdisciplinary, international education with one of the most vibrant research programs in the nation.