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University of Texas at San Antonio
Department of Sociology
The Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for up to two positions at the assistant or associate professor level beginning Fall 2013.
Required Qualifications: All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology by August 31, 2013, with the ability to teach courses in research design, and qualitative and/or quantitative research methods. Areas of concentration are open. Areas of strength in the department include health, Latino/a studies, and religion. Preference may be given to scholars in these areas, though the department welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. All applicants must provide evidence of a record of scholarly research and professional publications commensurate with the rank for which the application is made. Applicants are also encouraged to provide evidence of effective teaching.
To be considered at the tenure-track assistant professor level, successful applicants must be able to articulate a research agenda, have an emerging record of publications, and demonstrate commitments to instructional excellence and departmental service. Ideal candidates will have participated in collaborative research, and will have had prior classroom experience as an instructor of record.
To be considered at the tenured associate professor level, successful applicants must have an established research agenda for securing external grants, a strong record of publications, excellent teaching skills with demonstrated effectiveness, and a track record of service. Ideal candidates will have experience leading collaborative research projects, and demonstrate instructional effectiveness at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to include the mentoring of graduate students. Ideal candidates should demonstrate substantial progress toward promotion to Full Professor. Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate is required to pursue an active research and publishing agenda, and to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching assignments will be made at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The department is developing a Ph.D., and seeks candidates experienced in graduate education at the doctoral level.
Applicants should submit electronically in PDF format:
1. Letter of application that states applying rank, research interest, teaching experiences, and qualifications for the position
2. Current curriculum vita
3. Copy of graduate transcripts
4. One sample of written or published scholarly work
5. Two representative samples of syllabi for courses taught or proposed by the applicant
6. Teaching evaluations (if available or other evidence of course instruction)
7. Name and contact information for three references (to include name, address, telephone number, and email address) that are familiar with the applicant's work
Send electronic materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Send hardcopy application materials to:
Department of Sociology, Search Committee Chair
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249-0655
Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.
Last Updated on April 15,
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