The Sociology Department at Sacramento State has 15 full-time faculty and several part-time faculty members who serve more than 900 undergraduate majors and more than 60 graduate students. Our undergraduate program is designed to give all students a well-rounded education in sociology as well as to provide a strong preparation for those who seek advanced study in sociology. Students who successfully complete our program receive a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Master of Arts degree.
A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population.
Duties will include: (1) teaching 3-4 courses per semester, in undergraduate and graduate courses; (2) teaching and developing other undergraduate/graduate core courses; (3) major advising; (4) engaging in scholarly activities; (5) supervising undergraduate and Master's student research; (6) addressing the needs of diverse student populations through development of highly effective course materials, teaching strategies, and mentorship; and (7) providing service to the campus and the community.
Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely-related field. Applicants who are ABD will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by January 2021.
Applicants with demonstrated evidence of experience communicating and working effectively with a diverse student population as reflected by the applicant's letter of interest, community service, CV, scholarly research, syllabi, specialized training (for instance, teaching workshops), and/or prior teaching experience are encouraged to apply
Special Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to teach and develop classes in Latin American Studies. Evidence of strong commitment to college teaching, scholarly achievement, and social justice.
Prior teaching experience at the college or university level, including with students coming from non-traditional backgrounds. Proficiency in Latin American and/or indigenous language(s). Ability to teach Research Methods.
Initial Application Review: 09/23/2019
Posting Number: F0123P
Internal Number: 4205
About California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.Sacramento State is in the heart of Northern California and just five miles from the State Capitol. With more than 30,000 students and 1,600 full- and part-time faculty, Sacramento State is California's capital university. Quality teaching is a top priority at Sacramento State, which offers a wide range of degrees, programs, and career opportunities - and its lush, 300-acre campus is situation along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.