The Department of Sociology at Central Washington University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position to begin September 15, 2020. The position is located at the Ellensburg Campus. We seek a broadly trained sociologist with a serious commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting and whose teaching and research focus on inequality and social justice. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise and background related to social services. The Social Service major prepares students to work in non-profits and government organizations and agencies assisting populations in need. In addition to teaching courses in the Sociology and Social Service majors the candidate may also be expected to teach introductory courses along with courses in their area of specialization. The teaching load is 36 credit hours over three quarters (6-7 courses per academic year). Other responsibilities include scholarship activity, student advising, internship supervision, and service to campus and community. Our department takes great pride in preparing Sociology and Social Service majors and minors for careers and/or postgraduate education through small classes, individual attention, mentorship, and undergraduate research opportunities.
Ph.D. in sociology required at the time of appointment. (Advanced ABD candidates will be considered).
Evidence of effective teaching.
Evidence of scholarship activity.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity. Must demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of a multi-cultural population, as well as work effectively in a team-based environment, seeking continuous improvement and adherence to the university philosophy.
Academic background and expertise to offer courses in the Social Service major. These include offerings of Social Service Methods and Casework, Social Inequity, Social Welfare, and elective courses which help develop students' knowledge of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversities.
Experience in online instruction.
Screening Begins: January 13, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.