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Job Details
Assistant Professor - Sociology - Demography
Faculty
BGSU Main Campus
09/08/2022
10/06/2022
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
Salary commensurate with education & experience

Assistant Professor, Tenure-track, Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of demography. Starting date is August 2023. The department has an undergraduate minor in demographic studies and a strong doctoral program with several faculty in the area. The Department is also home to the Center for Family and Demographic Research and the National Center for Family and Marriage Research.

 

- Teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses in the demography area as well as some general sociology courses
- Develop a research agenda that leads to publications in leading demography and sociology journals; actively seek external research support as appropriate 
- Provide service to the department, college, and university as well as to the profession at a national level
- PhD in Sociology or related field (e.g., Demography) or the requirements for the degree satisfied by the start of employment in August 2023
- Area of expertise is demography 
- Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate students or supervising their research in demography or sociology 
- Demonstrated research productivity through one or more published or in-press articles in peer-reviewed demography or sociology journals
- Evidence of ongoing research projects through presentations within the past three years at conferences in demography or sociology
Salary & Benefits
Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position in keeping with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.
 
Expected Start Date: August 2023
 
Credentials Required for Application
- Cover letter
- Statements of teaching and research interests that include experience to date and descriptions of goals for the future 
- Full Curriculum vitae
- Writing sample that presents and answers a research question (e.g., a dissertation chapter, working paper, or published or in-press academic journal article)  
- Names and contact information of three professional referees who will provide a current (dated within the past year) letter of reference
- Transcript showing highest degree earned (official transcripts required for employment)
 
If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.
 
Further Information:
For additional information, please contact Wendy Manning, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403 wmannin@bgsu.edu 
 
BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.
 
Information about BGSU and Department
Bowling Green State University is committed to building diversity among its faculty, staff, and student communities. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. 
 
Bowling Green State University is a residential campus located in northwest Ohio approximately 20 miles south of the diverse city of Toledo, Ohio and 70 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan and the Detroit airport. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 47 master’s degree programs, and 17 doctoral degree programs. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Approximately 20,000 students (including 2900 graduate students) attend BGSU. Over 17% of our students identify as persons of color, and nearly 5% are international students. Of BGSU’s 1,200 faculty members, 13% identify as persons of color, and 4% hail from different countries. The Division of Diversity and Belonging coordinates affinity groups for faculty and staff who identify as persons of color, Latinx, LGBTQ+, and as persons with disabilities. The University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. For more information, please visit: www.bgsu.edu. 
 
The Department of Sociology at BGSU enjoys a nationally ranked doctoral program that offers specializations in family, criminology, and social psychology in addition to demography. The department includes 16 faculty members and about 40 graduate students. Our undergraduate program reaches beyond our majors to engage the wider student body. The faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research. Faculty regularly serve as mentors for McNair Scholars and are active in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work on campus and the broader community. Faculty regularly collaborate on research projects, and several have external grant support for their work from funders such as NIH, NIJ, and NSF. BGSU is home to the Center for Family and Demographic Research and the National Center for Family and Marriage Research. For more information, visit our web site: http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/sociology.html 
 
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Department of Sociology, Assistant Professor (Demography area)

Details: The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of demography. Starting date is August 2023. The department has an undergraduate minor in demographic studies and a strong doctoral program with several faculty in the area. The Department is also home to the Center for Family and Demographic Research and the National Center for Family and Marriage Research.

Qualifications: PhD in Sociology or related field (e.g., Demography) or the requirements for the degree satisfied by the start of employment (August 2023); Area of expertise is demography; Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate students or supervising their research in demography or sociology; Demonstrated research productivity through one or more published or in-press articles in peer-reviewed demography or sociology journals; Evidence of ongoing research projects through presentations within the past three years at conferences in demography or sociology. 

Application: For an application to be considered complete, submit a letter of application, statements of teaching and research interests that include experience to date and goals for the future, full curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three professional referees who will provide a current (dated within the past year) letter of reference, a writing sample that presents and answers a research question (e.g., a dissertation chapter, working paper, or published or in-press academic journal article), and a transcript showing highest degree earned. 

For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this position, visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421. Background check and official transcripts required for employment.

 BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation. 

Applications must be received by midnight EDT on October 6, 2022.

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