Assistant Professor of Sociology - Tenure Track

Requisition Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2014F0089P
Position Number F00056
Position Title Assistant Professor of Sociology - Tenure Track
Anticipated Start Date 08/13/2018
Full-time or Part-time Full-Time
Exempt or Non-exempt Exempt
Hiring Salary Range $55,000 - $58,000

Position Summary Information

Qualifications Desired

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Sociology

Strong background in research methods

Skills in teaching both quantitative and qualitative analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of and interest in online teaching

Excellent teaching and advising skills

A commitment to undergraduate education

Job Description Summary

The Cabrini University Department of Sociology and Criminology invites applications for a fulltime, tenure track Assistant Professor of Sociology position to begin August, 2018. Our Department seeks a dedicated teacher, motivated mentor and research scholar with a Ph.D. in sociology. The successful candidate will have a strong background in research methods, with skills in teaching both quantitative and qualitative analysis as well as the background to contribute to other required courses in the sociology major including Social Theory. All areas of specialization and research interest will be considered. The successful candidate will recognize the responsibilities and opportunities found in a smaller department and should be willing to offer support to the department’s larger criminology major. Knowledge of and interest in online teaching is a plus. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent teaching and advising skills and a commitment to undergraduate education.
The teaching load is 12 credits (generally three preparations with one double section) per semester; 24 credits over the course of the academic year. Faculty are required to advise students in the major, contribute to the college’s Social Justice General Education curriculum, hold a position in the governance structure and have an ongoing research agenda.

Cabrini University, located in the Philadelphia suburb of Radnor, is a Catholic, coeducational, residential, undergraduate university and a leader in community service. Linking theory to practice, the University offers programs of study in the liberal arts and professional studies to more than 2,000 students. Rooted in the heritage of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, the University is a vital part of the international educational ministry of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In all of its academic and co-curricular programs, the University assists students in actualizing their potential, personally and professionally, so that they may better understand themselves, be more sensitive to the needs of a global community, and contribute competently to society.

Requisition Detail Information

Open Date 08/09/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

A cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, a scholarly writing sample and names and contact information of three references should be submitted electronically. Submitted materials should address interest in and experience with diversity issues, diverse students, and working in a multicultural environment. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Review of applications will begin October 15th and the posting will remain open until a qualified applicant pool has been identified.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Other Document
Optional Documents