Assistant Teaching Professor, UB Sociology Singapore Program, University of Buffalo

Department Sociology
Posting Number F230067
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Faculty Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty
Posting Detail Information 

Fiscal Year 2022-2023
Position Summary
The Department of Sociology at the State University of New York at Buffalo invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor (official state title: Clinical Assistant Professor) with an appointment to begin August 2023.

This is a full-time, non-tenure-track but renewable term faculty (10 month) appointment, with an emphasis on teaching that will be focused primarily on sociology instruction provided in Singapore for the University at Buffalo undergraduate program in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Management.

The Department seeks a colleague who can teach a range of courses in Sociology at the undergraduate level and contribute to the Department’s track record of excellent instruction. Applicants should have a PhD in Sociology and demonstrate teaching and student mentoring experience in Sociology. Other responsibilities may include teaching general education courses, student advisement, developing and teaching online curricula, participating in on-going curricula development, and representing the Department in recruitment, fundraising, alumni development, and community outreach efforts. The applicant will be expected to teach up to four courses per semester based on programmatic needs.

A competitive salary, health insurance, local accommodation in Singapore, and round-trip fare between the home city and Singapore will be provided each semester. Candidates must be eligible to work both in the United States and Singapore. Employment in this position will be conditional upon receipt of applicable employment authorization for both the United States and Singapore.

Inquiries should be sent to Professor Debra Street, Search Committee Chair, via email at Please reference “Clinical Search” in the subject line. Review of dossiers will begin April 17, 2023, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Outstanding Benefits Package

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About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum Qualifications
PhD in Sociology and demonstrable teaching and student mentoring experience.
Preferred Qualifications
The successful candidate will have a broad range of pedagogical expertise and experience.
Physical Demands
Type Full-Time
Campus As Assigned
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Special Instructions Summary
Review of dossiers will begin April 17, 2023, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy; up to three relevant syllabi; and teaching evaluations), a curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, and any other evidence of teaching effectiveness.

All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

Additional Information
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
Is a background check required for this posting? No
Background Check Notification
Contact Information 

Contact’s Name Professor Debra Street
Contact’s Title Professor and Director of International Programs, Sociology
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-645-8475
Posting Dates 

Posted 03/07/2023
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled 08/21/2023

Number of References Required 2
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant
By providing the names and e-mail addresses of my references, I hereby authorize either Human Resources or the applicable hiring department to contact my references via e-mail to request a reference letter on my behalf.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your current employment affiliation with the University at Buffalo.
    • Faculty
    • Faculty Student Association (FSA)
    • Research Foundation Employee
    • State Classified
    • State Professional
    • UB Foundation
    • TA/GA
    • Student
    • No Current Employment Affiliation
  2. * How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Conference
    • Personal Referral
    • Other

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Teaching Portfolio

Optional Documents

  1. Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness
  2. Additional Supporting Documentation