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Assistant Professor of Sociology (Job F#158)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Nov. 16, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of Sociology (Job F#158)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Department Psychology and Sociology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sociology - Social Stratification
    Sociology - Social Psychology
    Sociology - Crime, Justice & Law
    Sociology - General

Position:   Assistant Professor of Sociology                                                         
Department: Psychology and Sociology

Status:       Full-Time; Tenure Track

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming  "One Tuskegee",  the ideal Assistant Professor of Sociology will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
The department of Psychology and Sociology seeks applicants for Assistant Professor Positions for undergraduate course instruction and possible graduate course instruction. In addition, faculty will also advise students, engage in scholarship, and participate in departmental, university, and community activities. The successful candidate will teach 12 credit hours with the option of supplementing research hours obtained through grant participation for teaching instruction hours

The department is the second largest program in the College of Arts and Sciences with 200 plus majors.  The department has a strong research relationship with the University’s Research Center Minority Institutions (RCMI), U54 Cancer Research Partnership, International Public Policy Doctoral (IPPD) Program and other programs that offer multiple opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations.

Candidates must possess a doctorate in Sociology or related fields of Human Behavior and Relations, the subfield is flexible (Anthropology, Criminology, Stratification, Social Methodology, Social Psychology and Theology). However, candidates must have an earned doctorate with teaching and research interests applicable to Research Methods, Social Issues, and Health Care broadly defined and a demonstrated commitment to continued scholarly development. Preference will be given to candidates with previous teaching/research experience.

The salary is commensurate with education, training and experience.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) letters of recommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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