Assistant Professor of Sociology

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<p>Texas Christian University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociology at the Assistant Professor level beginning in the fall semester, 2018. &nbsp;While areas of research specialization are open, we are especially interested in candidates whose areas would add to the department curriculum and research specializations.&nbsp; We are especially interested in candidates with desire to teach courses including, but not limited to inequalities and stratification, aging/life course, and urban sociology.&nbsp; Candidates who demonstrate a commitment to service learning, social justice, and community engagement are particularly encouraged to apply.&nbsp; Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and scholarship.&nbsp; A Ph.D. at the time of hire is expected. &nbsp;The teaching load is five courses per year. &nbsp;The Sociology program is part of a collegial, multidisciplinary department in a supportive and progressive academic community committed to social justice. &nbsp;TCU has about 9000 undergraduate students and is situated in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area in close proximity to Fort Worth&rsquo;s cultural and business districts. &nbsp;Salary competitive.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>TCU only accepts online applications and documents. &nbsp;To apply, complete the online application and attach a cover letter expressing teaching and research interests, a vita, copies of transcripts, publications and evidence of teaching effectiveness through the TCU HR system at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty. &nbsp;Click the &ldquo;Find Openings&rdquo; and then &ldquo;Liberal Arts&rdquo; and then the appropriate &ldquo;Sociology Position.&rdquo; &nbsp;Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu. Questions regarding the online process can be can be answered by contacting TCU Human Resources at 817-257-7790. &nbsp;Review of the applications will begin immediately until September 15, 2017. Direct questions about the search to Dr. Carol Thompson, Search Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, c.thompson@tcu.edu. &nbsp;As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>