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Clinical Assistant Professor, Sociology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 8, 2021
Title Clinical Assistant Professor, Sociology
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Sociology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Assistant Professor
  • Sociology - General

The Department of Sociology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, invites applications for a clinical assistant professor position beginning in the Fall 2021 term. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track but renewable term faculty (10 month) appointment, with an emphasis on teaching. Initial appointment will be for a three-year term with opportunity for renewal based on performance, need, and funding. The teaching load is four courses per semester (two or more sections of the same course is possible). The successful candidate will have a broad range of pedagogical expertise and experience. Responsibilities include teaching introductory Sociology and Criminology undergraduate courses as well as the opportunity to teach advanced electives and MS courses in Criminology. Clinical faculty will supervise students, help with recruitment of majors, and are invited to participate in Department life through their attendance at faculty meetings, Department colloquia, and mentoring student research projects. Scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Sociology houses majors and minors in Sociology and Criminology, with additional minors in Social Justice and Society, Medicine, and Health. The University at Buffalo is a member of the American Association of Universities and has approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 10,000 graduate and professional students.

Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology by the time of appointment. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy; up to three relevant syllabi; and teaching evaluations), a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and any other evidence of teaching effectiveness at Inquiries should be sent to Professor Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk, Search Committee Chair, via email at Please reference "Clinical Search" in the subject line. Review of dossiers will begin March 15 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal employment, educational opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, familial status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction status.

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