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Tenure Track Faculty Position (Open Rank), Theory/Immigration - Department of Sociology and Anthropo

Rowan University
Glassboro, New Jersey
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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The Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rowan University invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in Sociology beginning September 1, 2023. The position is open to candidates specializing broadly in sociological theory and immigration. A familiarity with sociological theoretical perspectives using a social justice lens to conduct both quantitative and qualitative research is required. Applicants with focus on any subareas of immigration including international migration are encouraged to apply. Further, the ideal candidate will be prepared to collaborate with the various Centers and Institutes on research and grant writing.
Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to seek external funding for research and participate in departmental initiatives including collaborative research, teaching and learning projects. Applicants must produce high quality scholarly research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses of multiple modalities (online, hybrid and in person), and be committed to department, college and university.
Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology in-hand by September 1, 2023.
The position also requires the candidate to have:
• Clear and robust research agenda, with history of publications and grant applications;
• Evidence of effective teaching and mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students;
• Professional engagement in local, state, regional, national, or international organizations.
The Sociology and Anthropology Department offers a supportive environment to students wishing to pursue undergraduate degrees and certificates in Sociology, Anthropology, Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, Human Services, and developing graduate and undergraduate degrees in Social Work. We are seeking faculty who can help strengthen the program while fulfilling their research mission. For more information about Rowan University and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, please visit
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is the second largest college at Rowan University with seven departments, a Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, and nineteen majors. The College also has a number of established graduate programs and is in the process of developing more programs at the Master's and Doctoral level. The College houses a number of Centers and Institutes that serve both research and pedagogical functions. CHSS places a strong emphasis on exceptional research, teaching, and service. Our mission is to empower, transform, and engage students and faculty, as well as the global communities in which we live. We actively support faculty research and strive to include faculty as full partners in governance within the College.
A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor's through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 23,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. Home to Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts; William G. Rohrer College of Business; Virtua Health College of Medicine & Health Sciences; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the colleges of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics; Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions; the schools of Earth & Environment; Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences; Veterinary Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitment to high-quality, affordable education; and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Rowan University celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, (dis)ability status, military status, and other NJ protected classes. Rowan University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment as required by Title IX. Rowan is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with (dis)abilities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Christy Mroz, Administrative Assistant,, 856-256-5494. Rowan strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.
Applications must be submitted through our online admission tracking system ( Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications must include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of research interests, including current publications and works in progress, as well as plans for continuing this work at Rowan, and the phone numbers of three references. Candidates invited to interview must submit three letters of reference.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

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