Wednesday, October 31, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: MICHIGAN TECH Assistant Professor - Sociology
The Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Tech University seeks applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Sociology to begin August 2013. The area of specialization is open. Candidates whose research and teaching interests articulate with one of the university’s PhD programs in either Environmental and Energy Policy or Industrial Archaeology are preferred.
We are seeking an assistant professor of sociology to join the Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University. The area of specialization is open. Candidates whose research and teaching interests articulate with one of our graduate programs (MS and PhD) in either Environmental and Energy Policy or Industrial Archaeology are preferred. Experience and interest in social justice, international contexts, interdisciplinary collaboration, or quantitative methods would strengthen the candidate’s application. Applicants who can contribute to existing and emerging department and university strengths are welcome.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong research record and agenda, as well as potential for securing external funding. Teaching experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per term, usually two to three undergraduate courses and one to two graduate courses each calendar year. Teaching Introduction to Sociology (enrollment 30-80 students) is required. Additional courses may be standard lower level sociology courses or other undergraduate and graduate courses within the candidate’s specialty area. All department faculty are expected to participate in instruction, to develop a program of publication and externally-funded research, to be engaged in our graduate program(s) and to be active in service. We seek candidates who can work effectively and collegially in an interdisciplinary university setting with a professionally diverse faculty.
Deadline: November 15, 2012