Assistant Professor of Teaching Coordinator



Job description

Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 018600
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department Sociology
Position Summary
The University of Memphis, Department of Sociology welcomes applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Teaching Coordinator to begin August 21, 2023. The Department offers a BS and MA in Sociology. The University of Memphis has recently been designated as a Carnegie R1 institution. The successful candidate will join an exciting and collaborative department in a dynamic urban university.

The position is non-tenure track, but eligible for promotions. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester, serving as the coordinator for the online degree program, and developing the internship program for Sociology students. Area of specialization is open, but candidates should address which courses in the department curriculum they would be qualified to teach. Candidates should also indicate any experience with online teaching and with internships or community involvement. Minimum qualifications: M.A. in Sociology preferred but will consider related disciplines for candidates with at least 18 hours of graduate work in Sociology. The complete application includes a cover letter addressing qualifications, a vita, an unofficial transcript, and contact information for at least two references. Review of applications will begin May 8th and may continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be addressed to Gretchen Peterson, Ph.D., Professor and Chair at [email protected]. Applications must be submitted through
The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class.

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