Assistant/Associate Professor - 019121

Arts & Sciences

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor beginning August 2018. The position requires a Ph.D. in Sociology. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, however the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements in Sociology by September 15, 2018. Instructional duties typically include a 3:3 teaching load, student advising, curriculum development, and may entail online instruction. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship as well as participate in service activities.

This tenure-track position requires a specialization in criminology. The Department of Sociology seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and outreach.

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina System. Located in the scenic mountains of Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 18,000 students, primarily in bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. Additional information about the Department of Sociology, Appalachian State University, and surrounding areas may be accessed at:

To apply, please email a letter of application and a current CV with references to Three letters of recommendation should be submitted by your referees to the same email address.

Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Initial application review will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Dr. Cameron Lippard, Search Committee Chair, at or 828-262-2293. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditional upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized.