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Company: Fayetteville State University
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Position Information Position Information Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology Position Number: 008056 Full-time or Part-time: Full Time Department: Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies Posting Number: 0401207 SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Faculty) Job Category: Professional Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate Description of primary duties and responsibilities:

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Fayetteville State University offers B.A. and M.A. programs in Sociology and a B.S. program in Interdisciplinary Studies, with minors in Africana Studies and Sociology, and a graduate certificate in Applied Sociology.

Description of Work Continued:

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Fayetteville State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of sociology position to begin Fall 2020. The area of specialization is open. We seek applicants with a commitment to excellence in teaching effectiveness and the ability to teach a variety of sociology courses at undergraduate and graduate levels in both face-to-face and online settings. In particular, the successful applicant is expected to teach SOCI 335 (Sociological Research Methods) and SOCI 590 (Advanced Social Science Research) courses. The standard teaching load is 9 credit hours (3 courses) per semester.

Applicants should possess active research agenda and demonstrate strong potential for scholarly activities. The successful applicant will be part of a cohesive team of culturally diverse faculty members who work closely as mentors with students in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Also, the successful applicant is expected to serve on departmental, college-wide, and university-wide committees, and to participate in recruitment events.

The department offers most upper-division and graduate sociology courses online in Canvas. The successful applicant must complete the Canvas online faculty teaching orientation offered by the Office of Faculty Development in compliance with the NC-SARA (National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements) requirements.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 3 will be given full consideration.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

A Ph.D. in Sociology is required at the time of employment.
A strong commitment to excellence in teaching is expected.
The ability to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level research methods courses.

Knowledge skills and abilities: Preferred Qualifications:

Online and in-class teaching experience.
Experience with online course development and instruction in Canvas or other online learning management system.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uncfsu.edu and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course syllabi, student evaluations, and statement of teaching philosophy), and names and contact information for three references.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Additional Information for Applicants

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement:

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of completed education?
    • High School/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctoral/Professional/PhD
Optional & Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Documents Continued
  4. Other Documents Continued.

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