Assistant Professor in Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology-10627

Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology



The Department of Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology within the College of Letters & Sciences seeks a Faculty-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning August, 2016.



The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses for the department of Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology. The candidate will also contribute to the scholarly literature, pursue grants, and engage in professional and public service. UW-Whitewater is an EO/AA employer.



A Ph.D. degree in Sociology, Criminology, or closely related field at the start of employment is required. Applicants at the ABD status might be considered as well. Experience working with a diverse population is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to teach courses in the Sociology of Police & Courts, Juvenile Delinquency, and Criminological Theory. An ability to teach Minorities in the Criminal Justice System or Sociology of Gender is also desirable. Candidates are expected to contribute to the scholarly literature, pursue grants, and engage in professional and public service.



The multi-disciplinary department has 19 full and part-time faculty and academic staff and serves over 560 majors, among the largest number of majors in the university. It offers three student organizations, plus internship and undergraduate research opportunities for all students.



Founded in 1868, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a regional comprehensive university with an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. UW-Whitewater has reached record enrollment four of the last five years and offers 50 majors in four colleges. UW-Whitewater also offers 15 master's degree programs and recently added a Doctorate of Business Administration.



UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community of 14,622 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.



The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released. UW-Whitewater conducts criminal backgrounds checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.

For UW-W Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see or call the Dean of Students office at: 262-472-1533 for a paper copy.




Complete applications received by Tuesday, September 29, 2015 will be given full consideration. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.


If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact Ms. Mande Zierath at 262-472-1133 or


For questions regarding the position, please contact:


Dr. Paul Gregory

Search Committee Chair




Only complete application packages will be considered. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

A complete application package must include:

a letter of application

vita including all relevant professional experience

all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (photocopies are acceptable for initial application)

three (3) letters of recommendation

sample publications, and

evidence of teaching effectiveness


To Apply and submit these documents please follow the links below:

This Job ID is: 10627.

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