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Assistant Professor - Sociology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the areas of demography/health and quantitative methodology beginning Fall 2018. Note 1: Review of completed applications will begin on 10/15/2017 and continue until the position is filled. Note 2: Required Documents 1.Curriculum Vitae 2.Letter of Application 3.Transcript 4.Evidence of Teaching Excellence 5.Representative Publication 1 6.Reference List 7.Syllabus 1: for courses taught or proposed by the applicant 8.Syllabus 2: for courses taught or proposed by the applicant Note 3: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. Note 4: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note 5 : Applicants must be eligible and qualified to work in the United Sates by time of hire. Note 6: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Position Details

Position Information

Title of Position Assistant Professor - Sociology
Requisition Number TT20170002P
Department Posting Name Department of Sociology
Location Main Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position
Grant Funded? No
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked
If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate Commensurate with experience
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Doctoral Degree
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Preferred Education Doctoral Degree
Field of Study

Ph.D in Sociology by Fall 2018.

MS Office Experience Required
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No
Other Computer and Software Skills Required

Knowledge of SPSS, Stata, SAS or R.

Experience and Other Skills Required

The Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the areas of demography/health and quantitative methodology beginning Fall 2018.

All applicants must provide evidence of a record of scholarly research and professional publications.

All applicants must have a PhD in Sociology with a concentration in demography/health and strong quantitative skills.

Successful applicants will have the ability to teach courses in demography, health and quantitative methods. Areas of strength in the department include health, Latino/a studies and families.

Successful applicants must be able to articulate a research agenda, have an emerging record of publications and potential for future extramural funding, and demonstrate commitments to instructional excellence and departmental service.

Ideal candidates will have participated in collaborative research, and will have prior classroom experience as an instructor of record.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Knowledge of SPSS, Stata, SAS or R.

Description of Job Duties

The successful candidate is required to pursue an active research and publishing agenda, and to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching assignments will be made at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The standard teaching load is 2-2.

Posting Open Date 08/17/2017
Posting Close Date at midnight on
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Notes To Applicants

The Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the areas of demography/health and quantitative methodology beginning Fall 2018.

Note 1: Review of completed applications will begin on 10/15/2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Note 2: Required Documents

1.Curriculum Vitae
2.Letter of Application
3.Transcript
4.Evidence of Teaching Excellence
5.Representative Publication 1
6.Reference List
7.Syllabus 1: for courses taught or proposed by the applicant
8.Syllabus 2: for courses taught or proposed by the applicant

Note 3: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 4: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 5 : Applicants must be eligible and qualified to work in the United Sates by time of hire.

Note 6: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * 10030 Will you have a Ph.D/Doctoral degree or ABD in Sociology by appointment for Fall 2017 ?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 10030 Do you have knowledge of SPSS, Stata, SAS, or R?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement/External Publication (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Friend/Personal Referral
    • Internal Employee
    • Job Board/Website (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • Social Media-Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  4. * Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please acknowledge your understanding that if you are offered a position at UTSA, you must come to the Human Resources Office, (4th floor North Paseo Bldg) on your first day of employment with the appropriate documentation (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf#9) of your identity and ability to legally work in the United States.
    • Yes, I acknowledge

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Transcript
  4. Evidence of Teaching Excellence
  5. Representative Publication 1
  6. Reference List
  7. Syllabus 1
  8. Syllabus 2
Optional Documents