Department Head - Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology

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School / Organization Name: Eastern Michigan University's Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology seeks a Department Head, beginning on or about July 1, 2011. The Department, which comprises 20 full-time faculty members, offers Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Sociology and Criminology/Criminal Justice and Bachelor's degrees in Anthropology. Serving 600 undergraduate majors, 300 minors, and 50 graduate students, the faculty is noted for excellent teaching, a strong research program, and outreach activities with the Southeastern Michigan community. See the EMU Web site at

Eastern Michigan University serves 23,000 students and has been named by US News as one of the most diverse public institutions in the Midwest. It is located in the culturally diverse and intellectually stimulating community at the intersection of the Detroit and Ann Arbor metropolitan areas. We offer an excellent salary/benefits package. Position/Rank and Salary: Department Head, Salary is competitive.

Qualifications: Qualifications include a Ph.D. in sociology, anthropology, criminology, or criminal justice; demonstrated administrative experience; and scholarly/teaching achievements commensurate with the rank of full professor. Necessary skills include budget and personnel management; program development and review; intercultural sensitivity; and the ability to work in a collective bargaining environment. Candidate should also be able to motivate and lead faculty across all disciplines represented by the department in teaching, scholarship, and service.

Appointment/Start Date: July 1, 2011. Application Process: All applications must be made online at – Posting #APA1109E. Applicants must submit a letter of application, a detailed vita, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on January 28, 2011 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

For more information, contact Bradley Ensor, Search Committee Chair, Apply Here

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