Assistant Professor, Colorado State University

Colorado State University

The Department of Sociology invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track Assistant Professor (nine-month position) to begin August 16, 2017. Completion of Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology or related social science discipline is required by time of appointment. The Department seeks a candidate with a demonstrated ability to teach basic, intermediate and advanced quantitative methods and research methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels and contribute substantively to one or more of our four areas of department foci, namely: (1) Environment and Natural Resources, (2) Food, Agriculture, and Development, (3) Crime, Law, and Deviance, (4) and Social Inequality, Social Justice, and Governance. The successful candidate will be able to teach basic undergraduate and graduate courses in social statistics and research methods and have the expertise to teach and support users with a selection of advanced quantitative applications such as categorical and limited response variables, multilevel modeling, structural equations, social network analysis, spatial methods, and/or time series analysis. Faculty members are expected to participate in instruction, to develop a program of research and publication, to be engaged in the graduate program, and to be active in service.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, candidates should submit complete applications by October 9, 2016 for full consideration. Interested candidates should submit the following materials online to (1) a letter of interest outlining research agenda and teaching interests, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., syllabi, teaching philosophy, and teaching evaluations), and (4) names and contact information for three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested upon submission of the application. Application materials for semifinalist candidates, including letters of recommendation, will be made available for review by the entire Sociology Department Faculty and other voting members of the Sociology Department Council. Colorado State University is an EO/EA/AA Employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.