Job no: 499808 Position type: Full-Time 9-Month Department: 038900 - Sociology Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Faculty Position Open Date: Mar 2 2020
The candidate must have knowledge of Gender Studies/Sociology and will be expected to teach and develop courses in Gender Studies/Sociology, including both on-campus and online offerings that support the undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The department has more than 400 undergraduate majors and 40 sociology graduate students with strong ties to the African American Studies Program, Gender Studies Program, the Social Science Research Center, the National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center, and the Southern Rural Development Center. Programs offered include BA, BSW, MS and a Ph.D. in Sociology. http://www.sociology.msstate.edu
Gender Studies is an independent program in the College of Arts & Sciences with approximately 40 affiliate faculty, 30 undergraduate minor students, and 15 graduate certificate students. The program supports a thriving intellectual community featuring lectures, film screenings, workshops and more. https://www.genderstudies.msstate.edu/
Area of Specialization:
Sociology and Gender Studies
Anticipated Appointment Date:
August 16. 2020
Tenure Track Status:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaches undergraduate and graduate courses based on need of both units. Performs service activities and serves on various departmental, college, and university committees. Such responsibilities will be assigned by the Director of Gender Studies/Department Head of Sociology or a designated representative.
A Ph.D. in Sociology with interest in Gender Studies.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
Previous experience with instruction and course development. Previous experience with both lower level and upper level Gender Studies/Sociology courses.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidate should be a dynamic educator with teaching experience preferred.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Instructions for Applying:
Applicants MUST BE INTERNAL to the Sociology department on the campus of Mississippi State University. Applicants must apply online at www.jobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 499808
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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