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Sociology and Anthropology (Sociology), Tenure-Track Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty - Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Psychology and Human/Social/Protective Services

Job Title

Sociology and Anthropology (Sociology), Tenure-Track Faculty

Department

Sociology and Anthropology

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with diverse students.

Salary

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Middle Tennessee State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Sociology at the assistant professor rank. The position start date is August 1, 2023. The position is contingent upon funding.

The successful candidate will be committed to social justice and is expected to teach courses in their areas of expertise at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Evidence of teaching experience, an active research agenda, and professional activity are expected.

Required Education

A terminal degree in Sociology or a closely related field is required by the appointment date.

Other Desirables

Special consideration will be given to applicants with teaching and research expertise in one of the following areas: deviance, drug/addiction studies, criminology, juvenile delinquency, family violence, race/ethnicity, sex trafficking, sociology of law, and social justice/activism.

Documents Needed to Apply

To successfully apply, applicants must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research or creative activities (as appropriate to the discipline) as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

If you need help applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Karla Barnes at Karla.Barnes@mtsu.edu.

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave  
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 10/31/2022

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