Lecturer in Sociology


Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology, Human Services, and Criminal Justice

Lecturer in Sociology

Position:  Lecturer in Sociology (area of specialization open). Nine-month non-tenure track appointment to begin August 2017.

Description:  Teaching responsibilities include courses in sociology (with preference given to candidates who can teach research methods and statistics). The successful candidate may also teach courses in human services and criminal justice. Teaching expertise should include a willingness to teach online and/or incorporate innovative approaches to classroom instruction. The Department enjoys dynamic programs in Sociology, Human Services, and Criminal Justice with approximately 125-150 majors and six full-time faculty.

Qualifications:  Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Applicants should be ABD or have a doctorate in Sociology or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education.

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include university supplemented health insurance and TIAA—CREF.

University:   Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, a charming, modern community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock on Interstate 30. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. Please visit www.hsu.edu,www.arkadelphiaalliance.com or www.arkadelphiaschools.org for more information about Henderson and our community

Application:  Applications should be directed to Dr. Allison Vetter, Chair of the Search Committee, via e-mail in PDF format to bowdenm@hsu.edu Items to be submitted include a letter of application, current curriculum vita, a statement of higher education philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications begin on March 28, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Final hire for this position is subject to background screening including criminal background check pursuant to university policy. New hires are also required to submit official transcripts.