University of Arkansas, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Assistant Professor, Sociology and African American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Arkansas, United States|
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Position/Rank and Salary: The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice and the African and African American Studies (AAST) Program invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin August 2013. Salary is very competitive. We are seeking candidates with an active research agenda, evidence of scholarly productivity, exceptional teaching, and a commitment to community outreach. We are especially interested in candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups.
The University of Arkansas is a Carnegie RU/VH research institution with an enrollment of nearly 25,000 students. Minority student enrollment has increased 24.5% in the past three years, and is projected to increase significantly in the future.
The department currently offers undergraduate degrees in sociology and criminal justice, a M.A. in sociology, and participates in the interdisciplinary public policy doctoral program. AAST is a rapidly growing undergraduate combined major and minor.
Located in beautiful northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is consistently rated among the top places to live and work in the US. Northwest Arkansas has a growing and increasingly diverse population.
Qualifications:A Ph.D. in sociology, criminal justice, or related social science discipline is required. The area of research is open, but we are seeking candidates who will initiate a program of teaching, research, service, and outreach to the state’s African American community. Additionally, the candidate will develop and teach undergraduate courses in the AAST Program, and will support the university’s AAST recruitment and retention efforts.
Appointment/Start Date: August 2013
Application Process:Please send a letter of application, vitae, and three letters of reference to: William A. Schwab, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas, 211 Old Main, Fayetteville, AR, 72701. Applications submitted by October 15, 2012 will receive priority review, but review will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Dr. Bill Schwab firstname.lastname@example.org
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies