Department of Sociology and Criminology

Assistant Professor in Sociology

Vacancy: #14F072
Position: #6845

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Sociology to begin August 2014. A PhD in Sociology in hand by the time of appointment and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research are required. We are seeking a quantitative sociologist who can teach methods and data analysis at both the undergraduate and graduate level as well as Sociology of the Family.  The candidate should have a proven research track record and demonstrate potential in obtaining research grants. The typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester; information about the department can be found at .

To apply, please complete the online application process available at  submitting (1) a letter of application including brief statements of teaching and research interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references. Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word attachments are required. Priority review of applications will begin February 12th, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release.

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington has over 20 full-time faculty members, roughly 500 majors, and offers bachelor’s degrees in sociology, criminology, and an MA in Sociology and Criminology. UNCW is located in an historical resort city midway between the Atlantic coast and the beautiful Cape Fear River.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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