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Assistant Professor (Sociology)
Auburn University

Date Posted Oct. 7, 2021
Title Assistant Professor (Sociology)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sociology - General

Job Title
Assistant Professor (Sociology)

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Job Description

The Sociology Program within the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 16, 2022. We seek a sociologist with emphasis in Criminology whose research addresses issues of diversity and/or social justice. We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability to conduct scholarly research, publish in peer-reviewed venues, demonstrate an active and well-articulated research agenda and the potential for external grant funding, as well as a record of excellence in teaching. The teaching load is a 3/2 across the Sociology curriculum to include undergraduate and graduate courses. The expected teaching assignments are in the areas of Criminology and Sociology, including courses such as Social Inequalities and Current Issues in Race and Ethnicity.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time employment begins. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track appointment.

Review of applications begins on October 20th. Apply on-line at Please be prepared to attach cover letter, vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, syllabus sample, transcript, and contact information for three references.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time employment begins.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Desired Qualifications
The ability to work collaboratively and to engage in research across disciplines.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin October 20, 2021.

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples""

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