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University of the Pacific-Assistant Professor, Sociology

The Department of Sociology invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position, beginning in Fall 2024, open field. The College of the Pacific is hiring across multiple fields this year and seeks to bring in a cohort of new faculty to build upon and elevate our existing interdisciplinary focus areas: Environment and sustainability; Mental health and wellness; Communication, media, and design; Law and policy; and Health studies.

The Sociology Department offers a standard sociology major, along with concentrations in criminal justice, social work, diversity and equity, and community engagement. The successful candidate will be able to align with one of these concentrations and collaborate with colleagues to further develop student-centered programs in one or more of our interdisciplinary focus areas. The teaching load may include courses such as Environmental Health & Justice, Race & Ethnicity, Social Problems, Introduction to Sociology, and Self & Society, along with other courses from the Sociology curriculum or designed to fit the candidate’s area of expertise including special topics courses. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to inclusive teaching strategies and the ability to integrate diversity into the curriculum. Information about the Sociology program can be found here.

In addition to teaching a range of courses within Sociology, the successful candidate will teach in the College’s first-year seminar program, develop general education courses with broad appeal, and help build a meaningful internship program for students in collaboration with campus partners.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
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