Department of Social Sciences
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Sociology. Contract period begins August 22, 2013.
Duties include teaching 'Principles of Sociology' and anthropology courses, teaching multiple sections of human relations (class, power, race, ethnicity, gender) as well as upper-division courses related to the candidate's expertise/specialty. Additional duties include building or adding to a record of scholarly publications or other scholarly activity, and serving on committees.
Applicant must have a successful Ph.D. defense in Sociology or Anthropology by June 15, 2013. The successful applicant will be able to teach 'Intro to Anthropology,' 'Cultural Anthropology,' 'Principles of Sociology,' and upper-division courses in Sociology. Previous successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level and/or other evidence of effective teaching skills is required. A record of scholarly publications or other professional activities such as conference participation is a plus. Demonstrable skills in oral and written communication are also required as well as a demonstrable commitment to or knowledge of diverse populations.
Interested persons should submit: a letter of application addressing all required qualifications; a curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness; undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for application, official copies required upon appointment); letters of recommendation from three people; and a separate statement describing a history of working with or a demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization.
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Review of applications will begin December 20, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.
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