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.
Ph.D. in Sociology
Strong background in research methods
Skills in teaching both quantitative and qualitative analysis
"A Cabrini education starts with this premise: students have the potential to do something extraordinary with their lives, and Cabrini surrounds them with opportunities to tap their potential to the fullest.Cabrini is a coeducational Catholic University near Philadelphia where students from a variety of backgrounds come together in a close-knit learning community offering challenging academics and a foundation in values."