Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Assistant Professor in Sociology-12247 Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology

ATTENTION: The Department of Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology within the College of Letters & Sciences seeks a Faculty Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning August, 2017. JOB

DETAILS: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses for the department of Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology. The candidate will also contribute to the scholarly literature, pursue grants, and engage in professional and public service.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum: A Ph.D. degree in Sociology, Criminology, or closely related field at the start of employment is required. Applicants at the ABD status and with intention to finish by the start date may be considered as well. Desired: Experience working with a diverse population is desired. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to teach the Sociology of Punishment & Corrections and Women & Crime. Teaching Gender & Society and Individual & Society is desirable. Candidates are expected to contribute to the scholarly literature, pursue grants, engage in undergraduate research with students and perform professional and public service.

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION: The multi-disciplinary department has 22 full and part-time faculty and academic staff. It serves over 450 undergraduate majors, among the largest number of majors in the university, and over 500 minors. It offers four undergraduate certificate programs, three student organizations, two national honor societies, as well as internship and undergraduate research opportunities for all students.

CAMPUS INFORMATION: The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a regional comprehensive university with an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. UW-Whitewater has reached record enrollment four of the last five years and offers 50 majors in four colleges. UW-Whitewater also offers 15 master’s degree programs and recently added a Doctorate of Business Administration. UW-Whitewater students achieve excellence in the classroom and on the playing field. In the 2014-15 Academic Year, UW-Whitewater was the first university in NCAA history at any level to win national championships in football, basketball and baseball in a single year. The campus offers more than 200 student organizations and is a vital economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. UW-Whitewater is situated on 400 acres of land and has an annual budget of more than $219 million. – See more at: http://www.uww.edu/news

ORGANIZATION INFORMATION: UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community of 14,622 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.

SPECIAL NOTES: The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants for positions may indicate in writing that his or her identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statues 19.36 (7)(a). UW-Whitewater conducts criminal backgrounds checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. For UW-W Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/annual-safety-report or call the Dean of Students office at: 262-472-1533 for a paper copy.

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by October 8, 2016 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration. If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262-472-1024 or hrstudent@uww.edu. For questions regarding the position please contact: Paul Gregory Search Committee Chair 262/203-3228 gregoryp@uww.edu

TO APPLY: Only complete application packages will be considered. A complete application packet must include online submission of the following documents: -A Letter of Application; -A curriculum vitae, including all relevant professional experience; -All undergraduate and graduate transcripts (photocopies are acceptable for initial application); -Three (3) references and their contact information; -Sample publications, or other examples of scholarly work; -Evidence of teaching effectiveness. To apply, please visit: https://my.uww.edu/employment/jobs/12247.html