Assistant Professor of Sociology
Position Overview: The Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Sociology. This is a tenure-track, full-time position.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate sociology courses (likely courses are Introduction to Sociology; Social Research Methods; Class, Status, and Power; Social Movements; Sexuality and Gender; Sociology of Religion; Cultural Anthropology), as well as other courses in sociology, social work, criminal justice, and/or the liberal arts Core, according to faculty interests or department and college needs. The department seeks a person with a strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, undergraduate teaching, and a clear interest in furthering Manchester University’s distinctive mission. Teaching load is 24 semester hours per year.
Qualifications: Ph.D. required, although ABD applicants (who are very near completion) will be considered. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, undergraduate teaching.
General Information: Manchester University offers more than 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master’s programs (athletic training and pharmacogenomics) and a professional doctorate in pharmacy to nearly 1,600 students from 25 states and 17 countries. The independent, liberal arts school is located in North Manchester, Ind., where 73 percent of the students live on the 120-acre campus. Our four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program is on a Fort Wayne, Ind., campus. Manchester has deep roots in the Church of the Brethren; about 6 percent of the students are members of the denomination.
The University has a distinctive commitment to encouraging international consciousness in its students. The special January session affords students a variety of options for international and domestic travel and study.
To Apply: We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Applications are due by October 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin at that time and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP. When submitting your application, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching. Please direct any questions to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator.
Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants who will further diversify our faculty are warmly welcome.