Assistant Professor in Sociology

Recruiter
Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Posted
10 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2016
Ref
38241
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Position Summary

Assistant Professor, tenure track, nine-month position in Criminology and Criminal Justice beginning August 16, 2017. Competitive salary for entry-level position. The Department offers undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology. The successful candidate must be able to contribute across these program levels.

Required Job Qualifications

Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, or related social science discipline by August 15, 2017, an active research agenda related to Criminology and Criminal Justice and a demonstrated ability to teach policing and a combination of courses related to Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Preferred Job Qualifications

The Department seeks an individual who demonstrates an ability and willingness to teach a large section of lower division introduction to criminal justice and introduction to sociology and/or social problems. Faculty members are expected to participate in instruction, to develop a program of research and publication, to be engaged in the graduate program, and to be active in service. Preference will be given to candidates who can also contribute to other department strengths in research and teaching, which include (1) Environment and Natural Resources; (2) Food, Agriculture, and Development; and (3) Social Inequality, Social Justice, and Governance.

Special Instructions to Applicants

References will be contacted for a letter of recommendation upon submission of a completed application.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact

Prabha Unnithan

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category

Research

Duty/Responsibility

All department faculty are expected to develop a program of research and publication. The successful candidate will have a strong research record related to Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Percentage Of Time

35

Job Duty Category

Teaching

Duty/Responsibility

All faculty are expected to participate in instruction. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach policing and a combination of courses related to criminology and criminal justice. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate an ability and willingness to teach a large section of lower division introduction to criminal justice and introduction to sociology and/or social problems.

Percentage Of Time

50

Job Duty Category

Service

Duty/Responsibility

All faculty are expected to be active in service. Candidates are sought who can work effectively with a professionally diverse faculty and in an interdisciplinary university setting. The Department seeks applicants with the ability to advance our commitment to diversity through research, teaching, and outreach with relevant programs, goals, and activities.

Percentage Of Time

15

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested

3

Maximum Requested

3