Lecturer in Sociology
Posted: 1/16/2018 (Employment)
The Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida is inviting applications for a Lecturer in Sociology to begin August 16, 2018. This is a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure accruing position, renewable appointment. The Lecturer will serve as Course Coordinator for SYG 2000 Principles of Sociology, as well as teach 2-3 high-demand or foundational courses each semester, and contribute to other instructional needs of the undergraduate Sociology program, such as some advising duties. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Sociology upon appointment.
The department and university value the central role of lecturers in delivering high quality undergraduate curricula, evident in a well-defined promotion structure (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Master Lecturer), a professional development leave program, and access to travel funds. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.
The Department is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activity, and social opportunities.
The interdisciplinary Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law is located within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The Department faculty are nationally and internationally recognized leaders in criminology, environmental sociology, health disparities, social inequalities, and global race and ethnic studies. The Department faculty are involved in UF’s many centers and institutes, such as the Center for the Study of Race & Race Relations, the Center for Latin American Studies, and many others. The Department has over 1,000 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate students in the Sociology and Criminology Programs. More information about the Department and its programs can be found at http://soccrim.clas.ufl.edu.
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in Sociology upon appointment.
We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications must be submitted on-line at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing, job number 505889 (and must include a CV, letter of application that includes a statement of your teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence and accomplishments, samples of peer or student teaching evaluations (as available), a statement on your commitment to diversity in teaching and service, sample syllabi, and a writing sample. In addition, names and email addresses for three references must be provided on the application. After initial review, letters of recommendation will be requested for selected applicants. The committee will begin reviewing applications January 26, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Committee and/or hiring authority.
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
Location: University of Florida