Teaching Assistant Professor – Sociology

Marquette University


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Posting Number 201103592
Position Title Teaching Assistant Professor – Sociology
State WI
Employment Status Full Time
Position Status Regular
If Limited Term (End Date of Assignment, Project, or Grant)
Position Type Faculty
Position Overview The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences is hiring a Teaching Assistant Professor
to teach undergraduate courses in sociology, including SOCI 1001 (Principles of Sociology), SOCI 3050 (Methods of Social Research), and upper-division electives in their area of expertise. The position is for 9 months and begins in August 2023, with the possibility of reappointment for subsequent terms.
The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences offers undergraduate majors in Anthropology, Criminology and Law Studies, Sociology, and Social Welfare and Justice. The department is committed to excellence in teaching. Please visit the department website at: https://www.marquette.edu/social-cultural-sciences/.
Marquette University is an equal opportunity employer and a Jesuit, Catholic university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek candidates who can contribute to its mission, a statement of which can be found at https://www.marquette.edu/about/mission.php.
Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities Applicants should be prepared to teach regularly a Fall and Spring section of SOCI 3050 (the required methods course) and our introductory Principles of Sociology (1001) course. Beyond these teaching expectations, all areas of specialization will be considered, though applicants should clarify in their application other courses they would be prepared to teach. We have a need for courses on Race, Inequality, Family, Health/Medicine, Sports, and Popular Culture but are open to all areas of focus. Candidates will have full responsibility for courses they are teaching, including course planning, syllabus preparation, and grading. Candidates will also maintain a minimum of three office hours a week. The teaching load is 4/4, though a reduced load may be possible based on engagement in service activities. Applications should include evidence of teaching effectiveness and brief statements of teaching philosophy and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Earned doctorate or a terminal degree. Five years of teaching experience or other suitable professional experience.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ph.D. in Sociology or related field. Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Department Social & Cultural Science
Posting Date 03/08/2023
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants All applications for this position must be received through Marquette University’s
electronic recruiting system. Please attach: (1) a letter of application; (2) a Curriculum
Vita; (3) unofficial transcripts; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy; (5) a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement (“Other Document 1” in the system); and (6) a list of names and contact information for three references (“Other Document 2” in the system).
EOE Statement It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

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