Position Summary: The Department of Sociology at SUNY-Geneseo is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2020. We seek candidates with expertise in medical sociology, race and gender. We prefer candidates who also have expertise in diverse research methods with the ability teach qualitative research. We expect the successful candidate to maintain an active scholarly agenda as well as to perform active service within the department as well as to the college. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in Sociology as well as demonstrated experience and commitment to scholarship. Furthermore, candidates' materials should demonstrate excellence in teaching as well as a commitment to the goals and values of a liberal arts college. Finally, faculty members are expected to support the college's goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment that includes mentoring relationships with a diverse student body and professional relationships with colleagues.
Duties of the position include: 1) Teach three courses each semester in areas of medical sociology and sociology of illness as well as related general education courses as assigned by the Department chair. 2) Establish/continue a program of research and publication in sociology with a focus on medical sociology, sociology of illness or related medical/health topics. 3) Contribute to curricular development and management of the Sociology major at Geneseo. 4) Provide academic advisement to students. 5) Mentor and supervise undergraduate research and professional opportunities. 6) Contributed to governance through service at the department and college level. 7) Contribute to the discipline.
To apply, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, updated vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of excellence in teaching, a research agenda statement, a writing sample (prefer published article or chapter), and the names of three professional references.
Located on 220 acres in the historic Village of Geneseo and a short drive from Rochester and Buffalo, Geneseo offers a unique environment for learning. Founded in 1871, Geneseo is one of the premier public liberal arts colleges in the country. Nationally recognized for excellence in the liberal arts, Geneseo is known for its exceptional faculty. The Department of Sociology at Geneseo is recognized as one of the top departments in the SUNY system. With ten faculty members, we have a diverse and talented set of majors, graduating an average of 55 students each year who go on to successful careers. Additionally, faculty in the SUNY system are represented by UUP and are provided extensive benefit packages.
For more information on what we can offer faculty, visit: Academics at Geneseo
Required Qualifications Ph.D. in Sociology at time of appointment. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level in sociology. Evidence of an active scholarly research program in medical/health sociology. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion within the classroom as well as in collaborative relationships with colleagues.
About SUNY Geneseo SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu
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