Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City Missouri

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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri 64110

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The University of Missouri-Kansas City seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of sociology with training in quantitative methods to start Fall Semester 2016. The Sociology Department has recently approved a Sociology BA/MA dual degree program to complement its traditional undergraduate and master's programs in sociology. We also maintain a robust cultural anthropology undergraduate emphasis and opportunities exist to participate in the university-wide Interdisciplinary PhD Program. The successful candidate will teach core sociology courses including introduction to sociology, undergraduate capstone course, statistics and research methods at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as advise students and serve the mission of the University.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in sociology with expertise in quantitative methodologies; demonstrated teaching excellence and evidence of or potential for research productivity. Research area is open. Must have all PhD requirements completed by July 15, 2016.

Preferred: Interest in implementing "high impact" student learning experiences such as undergraduate research opportunities, internships, and/or service learning; familiarity with assessment of student learning; demonstrated grant funding success.

**Application Deadline Extended: Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015**

Apply online (please copy/paste url into your browser): Please combine all materials (CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and two publications) into one document and upload as your resume attachment (11 MB maximum). Limit document name to 50 characters.

 Additionally, three reference letters should be emailed directly to the search committee chair, Dr. Deborah B. Smith, with “Reference Letter” in the subject line. Any questions about this position should be sent to Dr. Smith.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.

Keyword Phrases

  • statistics
  • research methods
  • quantitative methods
  • assessment of student learning
  • grant funding success
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 12/1/2015