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Assistant Professor - Sociology
DATE:   6/30/2020
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Professor - Sociology
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Chair of the Sociology Department
DEPARTMENT:   Sociology Department


Niagara University a private Catholic institution sponsored by the Vincentian community, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Sociology, beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will be proficient in both quantitative and qualitative methodology and will also have expertise in one or more of the following specialty areas; Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity, Sociology of the Family, Urban Sociology, Social Theory, Social Movements, Political Sociology, Economic Sociology, Digital Sociology. Other areas of specialty will be considered. The teaching load is three courses per semester. In addition to teaching Research Methods and courses related to specialty area, the ideal candidate will be able to contribute to one or more of these minors: Africana / Black Studies / Vincentian Poverty Studies, Women's Studies.

The successful candidate should also be willing to engage with students beyond the classroom and work to promote the discipline of Sociology. Ph. D. in hand by date of appointment required. 

To be considered for the position please include a letter of application describing teaching experience and your field of research, a C.V., and a teaching statement. Candidates invited for first - round interviews will be asked to submit three (3) letters of recommendation, a chapter or article length research sample, and a complete teaching portfolio; finalists must submit official transcripts. 

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr . Kenneth Culton, Chair of the Sociology Department: kculton@ niagara.edu. Consideration of applications will begin on June 30, 2020 continue until the search is closed. 

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