Job opportunity: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Auburn University

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. Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong  promise of research productivity and teaching excellence. We seek a candidate with 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. The teaching load is a  3/2 across the Sociology curriculum to include undergraduate and graduate courses. The  expected teaching assignment is in the areas of Criminology and Sociology to include courses  such as Social Inequalities or Current Issues in Race and Ethnicity.  

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

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

Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to  provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion,  color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual  orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.


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