Texas Christian University: Two Sociology Assistant Professor Positions

TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (TCU) SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR TWO ASSISTANT PROFESSOR TENURE TRACK POSITIONS

Position 1 Specialization is open, although areas under special consideration are: symbolic interaction; social psychology; media, culture and digital sociology; sociology of education; sociology of disability; and law and transformative justice. It is favorable for applicants to have the skills, experience and willingness to teach in the research methods sequence and to help advance the applied and community engagement components of the sociology curriculum.  In addition, the department seeks applicants who will contribute to and expand departmental programs and scholarship related to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice. A Ph.D. in sociology is required. Successful candidates will have demonstrated success as a scholar and the capacity for excellence in the classroom. The teaching load is 3/2 and the salary and benefits are competitive.

Position 2  Specialization in medical sociology/sociology of health and illness. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is favorable: health disparities and health justice; intersectional, indigenous and/or postcolonial perspectives on health and illness; sexual and gender minority (SGM) health; aging and life course sociology, sociology of mental health; heath care education/training; and social epidemiology. The successful candidate will work with departmental and college faculty on health, medicine and social justice curriculum development. A Ph.D. in sociology is required. Successful candidates will have demonstrated success as a scholar and the capacity for excellence in the classroom. The teaching load is 3/2 and the salary and benefits are competitive.

These positions are part of the TCU AddRan College of Liberal Arts diversity, equity and inclusion cluster hiring initiative on race, ethnicity, and social justice that includes searches in history, political science, religion and sociology.

Required Application Materials & Application Instructions
To apply go to: https://jobs.tcu.edu/en-us/listing/

Upload a letter of application, complete CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness and sample syllabi, unofficial transcript, writing sample, philosophy of teaching statement, research statement, and statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity. Also, three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent by recommenders or dossier service to hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu. Full review of applications begins on Oct 1, 2021 and will continue until position is filled. All questions regarding the application process may be directed to Human Resources at hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu or 817-257-7790.  Candidates can direct questions about the search to Professor Jeannine Gailey, Search Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, j.gailey@tcu.edu.

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