Ball State University Assistant Professor of Sociology in Muncie, Indiana

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGYBOOKMARK THIS POSTING - PRINT PREVIEW - APPLY FOR THIS JOBPLEASE SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MORE DETAILS.The following documents are required in the Applicant Documents section: -Cover letter -Curriculum vitae -Please upload under the Teaching Statement/Portfolio document a Teaching statement and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. -Please upload under the Research Statement/Papers document a Research statement and a writing sample. Optional documents: -Although the option to upload unofficial copies of transcripts is available in the application, official transcripts are required at time of interview. An official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.POSTING DETAILSPosition Information POSITION TITLE Assistant Professor of Sociology ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BENEFITS AND COMMUNITY APPOINTMENT TYPE Tenure-track LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT FT Academic Year DESCRIPTION Assistant Professor of Sociology available August 19, 2019. Duties and responsibilities include teaching (face-to-face and online), scholarship, and service. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ABD in sociology or a closely-related field with all degree requirements for the PhD from an accredited institution completed by date of appointment; commitment to high-quality teaching (as demonstrated via student-centered teaching philosophy statement). Demonstrated capacity for high-quality scholarship (as evidenced through at least one presentation in sociological or related outlets, or a peer-reviewed article that has been accepted for publication or has an invitation to be revised and resubmitted). AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE US Employer will consider sponsorship. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS PhD in sociology; area of specialization is open. However, the ideal candidate will have (1) experience teaching independent sections of sociology courses, (2) single-authored or co-authored publications in competitive social science journals, and (3) a specialization in at least one of the following areas: globalization, race and ethnicity, sociology of work, or sociology of education. Evidence of excellence in teaching any of the following will be viewed favorably: survey research and other quantitative methodologies, social theory, and especially community research. REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification. POSITIONS SUPERVISED None. EEO STATEMENT Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled. ABOUT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders committed to improving the quality of life for all. DEPARTMENT Sociology:700240 DEPARTMENT INFORMATION The new tenure-track hire will be assigned 12 credit hours of load each semester, allocated as follows: Teaching