The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology to begin September 2013.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
Teach undergraduate courses in sociology and in criminology and criminal justice; contribute to the development of a criminology and criminal justice track within a BS in Sociology degree program; conduct scholarly research in sociology and in criminology and criminal justice; seek external funding for research; advise undergraduate sociology majors; serve on committees with the department, college, and university.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
The University of Rhode Island values diversity and is an AA/EEOD employer.
1) A Ph.D. in Sociology with a specialization in criminal justice, or a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice with a substantial background in sociology by the time of appointment, September 2013.
2) Demonstrated ability for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
3) Demonstrated ability to conduct independent scholarly research in criminology and criminal justice and related fields.
1) Demonstrated ability to secure external funding for research.
2) Demonstrated ability to teach introductory sociology and other core courses (sociological theory, research methods, and inequality), and one or more of the following substantive specialties: police, courts, juvenile justice, and/or comparative cross-national criminal justice.