Assistant Professor



Job description

Ellensburg, WA

The Department of Sociology, in the College of the Sciences at Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA), invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position. Responsible for teaching university-level courses in Sociology. Teach courses such as Principles of Sociology, Introduction to the Major (of Sociology), Criminology, Social Theory I, and Methods of Social Research. Advise students who are majors in the program. Keep up-to-date in field of studies. Engage in departmental and university service. Teach courses in crime and deviance and statistics. Contribute to general sociology courses. Participate in scholarship activities and internship supervision.  Position may include additional duties that utilize the required skills.

Job Requirements:

Requires a Ph.D. in Sociology, or a closely related field. Must have one year experience as an Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Assistant Professor (Sociology), or related. Experience must include: teaching sociology courses in areas of method and theory at the university level; demonstrated ability to teach in the areas of crime and deviance and statistics; academic background and expertise to offer courses in one or more of the following areas: social inequality, race and ethnicity; a strong publication record especially in the area of Sociology, and prior successful work with a diverse student population.

Will accept paid or unpaid internship, research or co-op experience gained during academic studies.

Screening Date: Screening begins immediately and will continue until finalists are selected for interviews. Start date: September 2020.

How to apply

For application instructions and to apply online, please visit: (Job ID 3693)

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