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Assistant Professor, Term Position, Sociology
University of San Francisco

Date Posted Dec. 23, 2019
Title Assistant Professor, Term Position, Sociology
University University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sociology - Crime, Justice & Law
    Sociology - General

Assistant Professor, Term Position, Sociology

University of San Francisco


USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Assistant Professor, Term Position, Sociology

Job Summary:
The Department of Sociology at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a full-time term position (non-renewable) at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2020 through May 2021, contingent upon funding approval.

Full Job Description:

Preference will be given to candidates who can teach Criminology and Sociology of Law. An ability to teach major requirements such as Research Methods and/or Writing in Sociology, as well as other elective courses in the areas of crime, law and deviance-- such as juvenile justice, deviance, violence, international law/justice, international human rights--and/or Latinx studies is also desirable. Candidates in related fields are also invited to apply. Standard teaching load for term positions is four courses per semester. Term positions come with full-time pay and benefits. Please note: Due to budgetary constraints, the College of Arts and Sciences cannot cover the fees associated with visa application for this faculty position.

Minimum Qualifications
ABD candidates will be considered, but a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field must be earned by August 2020, evidence of outstanding teaching ability at the university level, evidence of scholarship, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University are required. Candidates with a JD + MA in sociology or other related social sciences may also be considered.

Application Procedures
Applications must be submitted online at Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching ability, including sample syllabi and copies of both qualitative and quantitative teaching evaluations (if available). Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be submitted. All of these elements should be submitted electronically as separate PDF documents. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 10, 2020. Any questions can be sent to

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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit


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