Assistant Professor of Sociology/Social Justice Studies - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Miami University's Department of Sociology and Gerontology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in sociology/social justice studies beginning August 2015.


Teach primarily at the undergraduate level; maintain an active research agenda and provide service to the institution.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD in sociology or a related discipline by date of appointment, an active research agenda, and substantive expertise in social justice studies (e.g., environmental studies, gender and sexuality, global human rights, inequalities, peace studies).

Preferred Qualifications

The potential to teach undergraduate research methods and to contribute to the University's global studies and intercultural competence requirements.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The department offers bachelor's degrees in sociology and social justice studies and minors in sociology, social justice studies, and criminology.

Applicants will be asked to submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, research agenda, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of three references.

Direct any questions to Dr. Jennifer Kinney, (; 513.529.2915).

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