Assistant Professor in Sociology-Social Movements


Employer: Susquehanna University

Location: Pennsylvania, United States

Salary: Salary Not specified

Posted: Nov 25, 2020

Position Type: Faculty PositionsSocial & Behavioral SciencesSociology

Employment Level: Tenured/Tenured Track

Employment Type: Full Time

Assistant Professor in Sociology-Social Movements

About Susquehanna:
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary:
Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to start in August 2021.

Demonstrated success or evidence of potential to excel in teaching and advising undergraduates in a small, residential liberal arts college is essential, as is ongoing scholarly productivity and institutional and departmental service.

The candidate will also supervise senior capstone and other independent student research projects as necessary.

Required Qualifications:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in sociology, with a research focus related to social movements, is required.

The candidate must be able to teach introductory classes in sociology, an upper-level course in sociological theory, qualitative research methods, and upper-division electives in their field.

Preferred Qualifications:
Additional expertise in the intersections of social movements and race, class, and gender is preferred.

Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Please submit curriculum vitae, statement of teaching objectives and research interests, a statement on how the applicant will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, including applicant’s knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices in classroom teaching, advising, and mentoring, and three letters of recommendation online at Any inquiries should be sent to the department head, Dr. John Bodinger de Uriarte, [email protected] Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2020.

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 9 months
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Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
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Open Until Filled: Yes
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Posting Number: F00113

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