Assistant Professor, Susquehanna University

Assistant Professor in Sociology. Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to start in August 2017. An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in sociology, with a research focus related to Social Movements and Race and Gender, is required. Demonstrated success or evidence of potential to excel in teaching and advising undergraduates is essential, as is ongoing scholarly productivity and institutional service. The position will be responsible for courses including qualitative research methods, introductory sociology, and our senior seminar course, as well as others matching departmental needs and candidate interests. There will also be an opportunity to develop an upper-level course in the candidate’s specialty area. Standard three-course load per semester. The Department of Sociology & Anthropology strongly values faculty-student collaborative research and professional mentorship.

Please submit curriculum vitae, statement of teaching objectives and research interests, statement of how the candidate will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation online at Any inquiries should be sent to the department head, Dr. John Bodinger de Uriarte, Review of applications will begin on October 3, 2016.

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating undergraduate students for productive lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse and interconnected world. Its more than 2,100 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit