FEATURED JOB: Tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in August 2023- Moravian University

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Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Sociology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Moravian University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in August 2023. The successful candidate, who will have a 3-3 teaching load, should complement but not overlap with existing faculty's teaching within the department. They will also be required to collaborate with the department's Criminal Justice faculty to develop a business plan to guide the program's future direction. Candidates should also strongly commit to supporting undergraduate student research and internship activities. The faculty member should further support the university's goal of providing a liberal arts education and contribute to its general education program and the department's efforts in globalizing its curriculum. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology highly values candidates from historically underrepresented backgrounds and encourages them to apply for the position. We will consider ABD candidates who anticipate completing their degrees by the end of July 2023.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Candidate must demonstrate the potential for or achievement of a robust research agenda specifically within the field of criminology, engage in applied criminal justice research with criminal justice agencies and organizations, and be committed to high-quality teaching and mentorship at the undergraduate level.
  • Candidate's research must focus on the evolution and impact of structural and institutional violence on underrepresented communities, specifically its intersection with race, ethnicity, social justice, and crime.
  • Successful candidate will be required to teach a 3-3 load and contribute to the department's core courses and support the curriculum's Criminal Justice and Law track.
  • Successful candidate will be required to collaborate with the department's Criminal Justice faculty to develop a business plan to guide the program's future direction.
  • Candidates should be strongly committed to supporting undergraduate student research and internship activities, the university's goal of providing a liberal arts education and contribute to its general education program and the department's efforts in globalizing its curriculum.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related field with research expertise specifically within the field of criminology or applied criminal justice research with criminal justice agencies and organizations. A JD does not qualify as a terminal degree for this position.

 

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should submit all the documents below to be considered for the position as one PDF file to socanthcjlsearch2022@moravian.edu. Qualified candidates may also submit all the documents as one PDF file to their online application by clicking "Apply Now" on the university's employment portal. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Statement of research interests
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy
  5. Evidence of teaching (sample syllabi and student course evaluations)
  6. A Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement
  7. One peer-reviewed publication or dissertation chapter
  8. Contact information for three references

The review of the applications will begin in December 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The deadline to apply is 11.59 pm 30 November 2022, and only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

 

DEI STATEMENT: Moravian University aspires to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity of all members of the campus community. Learn more about the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the DEI Action Plan here: https://www.moravian.edu/dei-action-plan.

 

Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws.

 

Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:

Leah M. Naso

Executive Director for Equity & Compliance (Title IX Coordinator)

210 Colonial Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 861-1529

equityandcompliance@moravian.edu

 

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:

Rebecca May

Assistant Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

148 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791

mayr@moravian.edu

 

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541

ocr.philadelphia@ed.gov

 

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at www.moravian.edu/titleix. Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at www.moravian.edu/policy.

 

Please visit moravian.edu/benefits to review benefits offered at Moravian University.*

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

 

Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive interview process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at hr@moravian.edu or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.

 

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

 

*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.


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Contact Info: 

Qualified candidates should submit all the documents below to be considered for the position as one PDF file to socanthcjlsearch2022@moravian.edu. Qualified candidates may also submit all the documents as one PDF file to their online application by clicking "Apply Now" on the university's employment portal. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Statement of research interests
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy
  5. Evidence of teaching (sample syllabi and student course evaluations)
  6. A Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement
  7. One peer-reviewed publication or dissertation chapter
  8. Contact information for three references