The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, a four-year undergraduate college of the University of Pittsburgh, invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology, beginning August 2013. Initial appointment is for three years. PhD in Sociology; college teaching experience at the undergraduate level required.
Teaching load is four courses (12 credits) per semester. Teaching responsibilities include introductory sociology courses, Social Research Methods, Social Statistics, and upper-level courses preferably in areas that include social psychology, identity and culture, sociology of aging, the family, etc. Candidates should also exhibit enthusiasm for and proficiency in teaching undergraduates, show potential for research and professional development, and be willing to participate in all phases of departmental, divisional, and college activities.
The Department of Sociology offers a four-year Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and provides support for the general education curriculum.
To apply, candidates should send current curriculum vitae; a statement about teaching and research interests as specifically related to Pitt-Johnstown and its program; current official undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and any materials related to their teaching experience, including recent course syllabi, assignments, and student opinion surveys. Applicants should also arrange to have three current original letters of reference sent directly to the search committee. All materials should be sent by January 15, 2013 to:
Department of Sociology
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown PA 15904
Candidate screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Pitt-Johnstown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourages women and minority group members to apply.