Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Sociology

Position ID: 38341
College of Coastal Georgia
School of Arts & Sciences
Social Sciences
Branch Campus: 
Brunswick, GA
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Nature of Work

The Department of Social Sciences at the College of Coastal Georgia (CCGA) seeks qualified applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Sociology (pending budgetary approval). Teaching responsibilities will include Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Social Problems and at least one of the following: Social Stratification, Social Deviance, or Self & Social Existence.

Essential Duties

The successful candidate will teach Sociology courses utilizing the Desire2Learn (D2L) online course platform. Course delivery models may include web-enhanced on-site courses, completely online courses, and “hybrid” courses with a reduced on-site commitment and an enhanced online component. The successful candidate may also teach courses supporting the B.S. in American Studies degree. These courses may include American in the World, American Popular Culture, American Identities, American Cultural Movements, and Introduction to Cultural Studies. Candidates will be expected to have a commitment to excellence in teaching, to professional development, and to serving students in a collegiate setting. In addition, the candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with others and be willing to teach both day and evening classes at the Brunswick campus, Camden Center, or online as needed. Service on departmental and/or college committees and academic advising is expected.

Minimum Qualifications and Training

• Ph.D. in Sociology from a regionally-accredited institution.
• Ability to teach utilizing a variety of course delivery structures (on-site, hybrid, on-line).
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Strong computer and technology skills.

Preferred Qualifications and Training

Specialization in and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas:
• Sociology of Health/Medical Sociology
• Life Stages/Life Course
• Economic Sociology
• Environmental Sociology
• Community/Public Sociology
• Sociology of Work and Organizations

Special Instructions to Applicants

The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Based on the University system of Georgia’s policy, official sealed transcripts must be provided upon offer and acceptance of all Faculty positions.

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