Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in sociology

February 15, 2022
Long Island Campus
Social Sciences

The Department of Social Sciences at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, New York, aims to fill one tenure-track position in sociology at the rank of assistant professor, starting in September 2022. We seek applications from scholars who have demonstrated promising research and excellence in teaching. Expertise in the areas of race and inequality, and strengths teaching undergraduate research methods and statistics are desired. The teaching load is 4 classes per semester. The College will begin offering an MSW degree program in the fall and a background that would support students interested in the program and related careers would be a plus, as would cross-disciplinary capabilities. We are a mission-driven liberal arts college located on Long Island, NY, and have a congenial and dedicated faculty who support the College with a sociology major and minor, as well as offering numerous liberal arts core courses.

With campuses in Brooklyn and Long Island, St. Joseph’s College is dedicated to providing an academically strong and affordable education at the graduate and undergraduate level. The College aims to prepare each student to lead lives worthy of the College’s motto: Esse non videri – “to be, not to seem.”

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in sociology by September 2022. Also required are the ability to teach successfully and evidence of ongoing scholarship. The College does not sponsor H1-B visas.

COMPENSATION: St. Joseph’s College offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance and retirement benefits. We also provide support for teaching, research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.   

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and the names of at least three references and their contact information. (Calls made only with applicant’s permission.)

St. Joseph's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO.

Applications must be submitted online at [email protected] before March 7.


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St. Joseph's University, New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO.