Framingham State Advertising For Assistant Sociology Professor

FRAMINGHAM – The Department of Sociology at Framingham State University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in sociology at the assistant professor level starting Academic Year Fall 2019-2020.

The position was posted yesterday, Feb. 15.

The University said in the posting it was “dedicated to effective teaching with a 3-3 load and each course bears four credits. Contractual responsibilities also include academic advising, service to the university and department, and scholarship. Student-faculty collaboration is highly valued.”

Minimum requirements: :Ph.D. in Sociology;Specialization in criminology, with a focus on feminist criminological theory, intersectionality, and issues of race and justice;Evidence of effective teaching at the undergraduate level (evidence supported by syllabi and recent student evaluations);Experience in prison education;Innovative teaching, including experience teaching beyond the classroom;Experience with teaching, mentoring, research, or service activities that promote an equitable, diverse, and inclusive academic environment;Scholarly competence.

Candidates must apply online at by submitting a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement*, and statement of research interests. 

A diversity statement is a personal statement on a candidate’s past efforts, as well as future plans, to enhance diversity and inclusion.

Regardless of personal demographic characteristics, FSU has a commitment to hiring candidates who share our commitment to the American Association of College and Universities Inclusive Excellence Model. Diversity statements will be considered as part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidates’ application materials.

Review of applications is ongoing through February 22, 2019.

Official transcripts must be submitted upon appointment.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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