Department of Social Sciences
School of Arts and Professions
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore invites resumes for a full-time, nine month, tenure-track position beginning August, 2013. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Responsibilities: Teach twelve credit hours per semester in under-graduate courses plus non-instructional responsibilities. The successful candidate must have a specialty in research methods, statistics, and sociology of culture or sociological theory. While secondary area of specialization is open, preference will be given to candidates with a medical sociology background. Specific assignments are dependent upon department needs. Other responsibilities include research, publication, and other scholarly activities as well as advising students and engaging in service at all levels of the university. The successful candidate may be called upon to teach in a distance education mode and will be encouraged to develop web enhanced and/or web based instruction. Outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department, college, and university. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: PhD in Sociology required. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment or potential for teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the university level.
Resume review will continue until position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume, description of research interests/plans, and have three letters of professional references sent directly to the Department of Human Resources, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 21853. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
UMES is an EEO/AA employer. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.