Assistant Professor of Sociology
The Department of Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Lee University seeks a tenure track position in Sociology to begin in August of 2018. To be considered for a position at the level of Assistant Professor or higher, candidates must have an earned Doctorate in Sociology and/or social work. Candidates holding a Master’s degree in Sociology may be considered for a position in our non-tenure track lecturer track. A strong record of effective teaching is desirable. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties will include teaching the introduction to sociology, sociological theory, statistics and research methods, as well as two or more of the following: crime and delinquency, race and ethnic relations, gerontology, social inequality, demography, social work and sociology of the community; mentoring undergraduate student-faculty research or other scholarship involvement appropriate in our primarily teaching-focused institution; advising students as assigned; university and community service; curriculum development; reporting to Department Chair; and working cooperatively with departmental faculty in complementing current departmental strengths.
Required qualifications include Christian commitment and Community Covenant lifestyle agreement; doctorate/masters in appropriate field; demonstrated college teaching ability; ability to develop and mentor students in limited scope research; ability to integrate Christian faith into course lectures; post-doctoral experience preferred, but not required.
Lee University is a private, comprehensive, Christian university that is recognized as an emerging leader in higher education in the southeastern region. To help us evaluate your potential role as a member of our university, please include a completed application form, a statement of Christian faith regarding your religious conversion and your Christian commitment, and a statement about the integration of your faith with your subject matter. Submit the above information, along with all transcripts, three letters of reference and student evaluations (if applicable), to Dr. Jeffrey Sargent, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Lee University, 1120 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37320.