Employment Opportunities
Assistant or Associate Professor, Rural Sociology
Employment Opportunities
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 02:20 PM
Assistant or Associate Professor, Rural Sociology
Starting Date: August 15, 2019 or as negotiated. Responsibilities: This is a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate with tenure Professor position in rural sociology with a 75% research and 25% teaching responsibility and with the expectation of an affiliation with the Population Research Institute. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized research program related to the sociology and demography of rural population health and health disparities, such as demographic and/or spatial variation in health outcomes; health behaviors; health care access and utilization; community health; health and environment; and health-related policies. The successful candidate will be expected to work in multi-disciplinary teams and secure external funding. Teaching expectations will be two courses per year pre-tenure, and three courses per year once tenure is achieved. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses that contribute to the Rural Sociology graduate program and its dual-degree program in Demography, and to the Department's undergraduate program in Community, Environment, and Development. The candidate will have the opportunity to advise graduate students in Rural Sociology. This position is part of a cluster hire by Penn State's Social Science Research Institute (SSRI; http://www.ssri.psu.edu) of up to eight new faculty members, across the social and behavioral sciences, whose research focuses on reducing social disparities. A Ph.D. in rural sociology, sociology, demography, or related social science or public health field is required. The successful candidate must have completed all degree requirements by the appointment date. The ability to engage professionally with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students across the University and community is required. Salary: Competitive, commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available. Candidates should upload a letter of application, names and addresses of three professional references, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests and official transcripts. Questions can be directed to: Professor Leif Jensen, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, The Pennsylvania State University at mailto:[email protected]. Review of candidates will begin on October 15, 2018, and remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. Employment with the University will require successful completion of background checks in accordance with University Policy.
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University of Kentucky - Assistant/Associate Extension Professor position
Employment Opportunities
Monday, June 25, 2018 09:06 AM

The Department of Community and Leadership Development in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment at the University of Kentucky seeks applicants for a 12-month, tenure track Extension Title Series, Assistant/Associate Extension Professor position. The anticipated start date is January 2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish high impact, research-based Extension programs that respond to issues facing communities and groups across Kentucky, and contribute to the Department’s instructional programs.
Qualifications: An earned doctorate in community development, rural sociology, sociology, anthropology, education, community psychology, political science or other related social science disciplines.
The deadline for application is August 20, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found. Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, curriculum vita, a writing sample, and contact information for at least three letters of reference to UK’s Integrated Employment System: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/ies-resources-for-applicants
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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Sociology of the Environment and Natural Resources
Employment Opportunities
Monday, June 11, 2018 09:10 AM

Utah State University

Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology

The Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position in Sociology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  The appointment is expected to begin in August 2019.  

 

Position: We seek a candidate with strong theoretical and empirical skills whose research and teaching interests and expertise focus on the sociology of the environment and natural resources. The incumbent candidate will address environment and natural resource issues in ways that will complement current faculty expertise in our Environment & Community specialization area, and also contribute to at least one of our other areas of specialization (Social Inequality & Demography). The incumbent candidate will be expected to teach either undergraduate social theory and/or social statistics as well as undergraduate and graduate courses linked to their areas of expertise and to departmental needs.

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