Wiley College has an opening for an Assistant Professor of Sociology. A doctorate in Sociology or a related field is required.
Evidence of completion of all course work at the doctoral level, i.e. ABD by the position start date; a strong commitment to teaching effectiveness; and, demonstrable interest in working with students from diverse and/or challenged backgrounds in small class numbers. We seek outstanding teachers who will establish and maintain creative teaching programs; participate in creating a senior capstone course, and participate actively in the development of our sociology department.
Primary responsibilities include collaboration with the faculty of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities (Sociology, Psychology, Mass Communication, Criminal Justice, Religion) to develop attractive, collaborative, interdisciplinary, and synchronized courses that will improve retention of students in the social sciences and humanities; implementation of scholarly activities including procurement of teaching and research grants; participation in student recruitment and the promotion of the social sciences both in and outside of Wiley College; providing academic advisement to assigned students, including the development and monitoring of their degree plans; assisting in career counseling, and qualifying students for internships and graduate studies.
The successful candidate will balance teaching, research, and office hours to promote peer and student interactions in support of the mission and vision of the College; participate actively in assessment activities for program effectiveness as well as in student activities, committees of the College as assigned; and perform other duties assigned by the Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities or the Vice President/Provost for Academic Affairs. All candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate students in an ethnically diverse environment and demonstrated experience in 21st Century teaching skills to advance learning. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, application for employment, and three (3) references to email@example.com.