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Employment Announcement - Faculty Position
 California State University-Los Angeles

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position, with the possibility of credit toward tenure, in Criminology, beginning September 2003.   Secondary areas open.  If unable to fill position, it may be converted to a full-time temporary appointment.  
 
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD degree in Sociology from an accredited institution of higher education at the time of appointment.  Potential for, or record of, external funding, research, scholarly and/or creative activity.  Demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies. Proficiency in oral and written communication. Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.  
 
Desired/Preferred Qualifications: Record of teaching, departmental service, and student involvement; research/publication; and successful grant experience highly desirable.  
 
Duties: Duties include (1) teaching criminology classes and other classes—to be determined—at both the undergraduate and graduate level, (2) advising students, (3) supervising students for thesis and independent research, (4) engaging in external grant seeking, research, publishing, and other related professional/scholarly/creative activities, involving students whenever possible, and (5) contributing to the department, college, and university through committee involvement, curriculum/course development, student assessment, and community service.  
 
The University: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields.  The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full- and part-time students reflecting the rich ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence, hires on the basis of merit, and encourages qualified minorities, women, and persons with disabilities to apply.  
 
Salary: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be within the range of $43,632 to $55,008 per academic year.  Limited relocation and start-up expenses may be provided.  
 
Required Documentation: Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; a statement of external grant seeking, teaching, research, and publishing plans; and arrange to have three letters of recommendation and a transcript from institution awarding highest degree sent to the address below.  Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of the University’s Application for Academic Employment form.  
 
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2002 and continue until the position is filled.  Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:  
Delos H. Kelly, Chair 
Department of Sociology 
California State University, Los Angeles 
5151 State University Drive 
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8228  

 

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.  To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.  An Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship.

 

                                                 


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