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NEW Phd JOB: Lecturer Sociology (SAM HOUSTON STATE)

Location: Huntsville, TX

Lecturer of Sociology

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be complete and include a cover letter detailing the applicant’s qualifications, relevant experience, and interest in the position. In addition, the application must include a curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching portfolio, official university transcripts, and the contact information of three professional references. References will not be contacted until the advanced stages of screening. Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of Department of Sociology: Dr. Furjen Deng (936-294-1515; soc_fjd@shsu.edu).

Posting Details

Position Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title Lecturer of Sociology
Requisition 201500046F
Rank Lecturer
Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category
Position Type Interim Full Time
College College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department Dept of Sociology

Refer Applicants To

Contact Name Furjen Deng
Title

Department Chair
Sam Houston State University
Dept. of Sociology
1901 Avenue I, Suite 270
Huntsville, TX 77341-2446

Contact Phone (936) 294-1515
Contact Email soc_fjd@shsu.edu

Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The Department of Sociology at Sam Houston State University announces an opening for a nine-month lecturer position to begin Fall 2015. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses, maintain an active research program, and provide service to the university and the discipline. We are open to applicants from any specialization. Applicants should address in their cover letter how their specialization will contribute to existing department strengths in rural sociology, social inequality, sociology of food and agriculture, community, environment, disasters, and health.

Educational Requirements for the Position

A PhD in sociology or a closely related discipline must be completed by the time of appointment. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching effectiveness is required. The department offers several undergraduate courses online.

Experience Required for the Position
Other Requirements for the Position
Special Instructions Summary

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be complete and include a cover letter detailing the applicant’s qualifications, relevant experience, and interest in the position. In addition, the application must include a curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching portfolio, official university transcripts, and the contact information of three professional references. References will not be contacted until the advanced stages of screening. Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of Department of Sociology: Dr. Furjen Deng (936-294-1515; soc_fjd@shsu.edu).

Open Until Filled Yes

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  2. (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (Faculty)
Optional Documents

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