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Assistant Professor - Sociology & Anthropology (Research Methods/Statistics)

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Farmingdale, New York
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Dec 22, 2022

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Assistant Professor - Sociology & Anthropology (Research Methods/Statistics)

Category: Faculty


Department: Sociology & Anthropology

Locations: Farmingdale, NY

Posted: Oct 10, 2022

Closes: Open Until Filled

Type: Full-time

Ref.No.: 23-15

PositionID: 154288


About Farmingdale State College:

Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York's largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master's in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program. FSC's strong culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning has led to reciprocal partnerships throughout the Long Island region.

Farmingdale State College is among the nation's fastest growing colleges. Its programs regularly earn regional and national recognition as well as honors for both quality and value. Consistently ranked as a leader in return on investment and affordability, FSC is known as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.

Job Description:

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2023. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach research methods and be able to teach quantitative methods, particularly statistics. Preference will be given to candidates who can create and teach courses in one of the following areas: Science and Technology, Criminal Justice, Sociology of Work, or Environmental Sociology.Candidates must demonstrate teaching effectiveness, a substantive scholarly agenda, and a commitment to departmental and college-wide service, particularly student advisement. The teaching load is 4-4.

All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College. The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:
  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.


  • Must hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field by the time of appointment.

Additional Information:

This is a 10-month UUP faculty position.
  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Monday, October 10, 2022 and ending Friday, October 21, 2022, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
  • For best consideration, applications should be received by November 12, 2022.
  • ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 1, 2023

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.


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Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic
characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.

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Application Instructions:

Interested candidates may apply by clicking on the "Apply Now" link at the top or bottom of this page. The following documents are required for all positions:
  • Resume/C.V.

Please upload to the link below: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) teaching statement, 4) one writing sample (published article/book chapter or a dissertation chapter); and 5) the names of three references. Any questions regarding this documentation and/or position may be sent to the search committee chair: Dr. Evan Cooper Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.

Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Once you successfully apply you will receive an email as confirmation and be directed to another page in order to upload additional documents. Returning applicants may login to their Farmingdale State College Careers Account to apply for this position. See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

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