Assistant Professor, Nazareth College

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Nazareth College invites applications for a fulltime, tenure track assistant professor of sociology position beginning Fall 2017. Teaching expertise and interest in environmental sociology is preferred, but areas such as medical sociology, gender, and/or race & ethnicity may also be considered. Teaching load is four courses per semester (generally three preparations with one double section). The assistant professor should also be responsible for coordinating the Environmental Studies Minor. A Ph.D. in sociology at time of appointment is preferred, ABD will be considered. A cover letter, CV, sample syllabi, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and scholarly writing sample should be submitted to https://jobs.naz.edu/postings/1404. Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be sent separately to the search committee at NazSocPosition@naz.edu. Submitted materials should be sure to address interest in and experience with diversity issues, diverse students, and working in a multicultural environment. Review of applications will begin February 6th and will continue until the position is filled. Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2100 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, prepares graduates to live and work as leaders in diverse communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth hires faculty who are committed to excellent teaching, student success, civic engagement, and who will champion diversity within the campus community and beyond. Nazareth strives to be both diverse and inclusive, addressing issues of power, privilege, and marginalization through curricular, co-curricular, scholarly, creative and support activities. The College is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for world-class cultural and entertainment offerings and a fast-growing innovation economy. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged. EOE