Assistant Professor of Social and Cultural Sciences-Sociology, Tenure Track

Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 201101734 Position Title Assistant Professor of Social and Cultural Sciences-Sociology, Tenure Track Employment Status Full Time Position Status Regular If Limited Term (End Date of Assignment, Project, or Grant) Position Type Faculty Position Overview

The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2019.

The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences offers undergraduate majors in Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology and Law Studies, and Social Welfare and Justice. The department is committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Please visit the department website.

Marquette University is a Jesuit, Catholic University with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek candidates who can contribute to its mission, a statement of which can be found at: Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

The campus is located in downtown Milwaukee, a racially diverse area with convenient access to national, state, and local government agencies, and many private institutions and non-profit organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities

We seek applicants to teach primarily in the Sociology program, with expertise in the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in Latinx and/or Native American Studies. The candidate who is hired will be expected to teach sections of Research Methods (with both qualitative and quantitative components) as well as other courses relevant to their areas of expertise. The ability to contribute to the curriculum being developed around interdisciplinary Race and Ethnic Studies will be considered an asset, as will the ability to teach a course on social movements and/or popular culture.

Review of candidates will begin on August 20, 2018

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Earned doctorate or a terminal degree. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and high quality research.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly productivity, and a clear research agenda. A Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field is required by the time of appointment.

Department Social & Cultural Science Posting Date 06/27/2018 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to applying on-line, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the department via USPS at:

Sociology Search Committee

Department of Social and Cultural Sciences

Marquette University

P.O. Box 1881

Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881

(street address for courier delivery is: 1310 W. Clyburn St., Milwaukee, WI 53233)

Evidence of teaching effectiveness should be submitted on-line as Other Document 1.