Assistant Professor of Sociology

Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology with expertise in immigration, globalization, political sociology, environmental sociology or medical sociology. The successful candidate must be able to teach lower division statistics and research methods.

Available: September 2018

Department of Sociology MS 24DDH
School of Social Sciences and Education

Search and Screening Committee California State University, Bakersfield 9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Position: Tenure-track assistant professor beginning September 2018. We are specifically looking a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher-scholar with specialization in immigration, globalization, political sociology, environmental sociology, or medical sociology. The successful candidate must be able to teach lower division statistics and research methods. Assistant professors are evaluated annually on teaching success, research/scholarly record, and service; the normal probationary period is 6 years. Interested candidates are invited to visit our Website at

Professional Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities included teaching one or more of the areas mentioned above as well as lower division statistics and research methods. Some Sociology courses will be offered entirely on-line or in "hybrid" form. It is CSUB policy that faculty using technology- mediated pedagogy must be formally certified through an approved training program. Additionally, the candidate is expected to develop a research/scholarly record during the 6 year probationary period, as well as professionally-related service record. Service may include community-based programs associated with the School of Social Sciences & Education's Center for Quality of Life.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Sociology at the time of appointment is required. We seek a colleague with primary teaching and research expertise in immigration, political sociology, environmental sociology, globalization, or medical sociology. Additionally, the candidate must have the ability to teach lower division social statistics and research methods. Preference will be giving to candidates with demonstrated teaching experience, a well-developed research agenda, and a record of funded or unfunded grants and proposals. For additional information, contact Dr. Doreen Anderson-Facile, chair of the Department of Sociology, 661-654-2512 or

Application Process:
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Applications received by October 1, 2017 will be given full consideration; position will remain open until filled. Send an original and personal letter of application, current curriculum vita, documentation of teaching experience, effectiveness (especially with undergraduate students), and philosophy, transcripts verifying course work and award of degree; and names of three (3) professional references and contact information (address, office telephone, & email) to the contact information stated above. We will contact references for semi-finalists and finalist candidates directly.

Compensation: Based on academic year appointment and highly competitive dependent upon qualifications and experience.

California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status.

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