University of Arkansas, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Assistant Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice
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UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Position/Rank and Salary: The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2013. Salary is very competitive. We are seeking candidates with an active research agenda, evidence of scholarly productivity, and teaching experience in core areas of sociology, particularly general sociology.
The University of Arkansas is a Carnegie RU/VH research institution with an enrollment of nearly 25,000 students. Departmental enrollment has increased significantly in both the undergraduate and graduate programs over the last 5 years.
Housed in the Fulbright College Arts and Sciences, the department currently offers undergraduate B.A. degrees in sociology and criminal justice, an M.A. in sociology, with concentrations in general sociology and criminology, and participates in the interdisciplinary Public Policy Ph.D. program.
Fayetteville, Arkansas, is consistently rated among the top places to live and work in the United States. The University of Arkansas recently has been lauded in the U.S. News and World Report as one of 19 national public universities that have “made the most promising and innovative changes” to advance academics and student learning. In addition, a recent Chronicle of Higher Education article reports the faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas confirm it as a “great college to work.”
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in sociology or related social science discipline is required. ABD candidates will be considered as long as their degree is in hand at the time of appointment. The area of research is OPEN, but we are seeking candidates who can make a contribution to the strengths of the department, including but not limited to community and criminology.
Appointment/Start Date: August 2013
Application Process: Please send a letter of application that details your research and teaching interests, vitae, and names of reference to: Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas, 211 Old Main, Fayetteville, AR, 72701. Send all materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications submitted by October 31, 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. 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. Kevin Fitzpatrick, MAIN 211, Fayetteville, AR 72701, email@example.com, 479-575-3777