Overview

Finlandia University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position, beginning August 2018. A PhD in Sociology is required; however, advanced ABDs are encouraged to apply (degree must be completed within one year of appointment). Previous college-level teaching or teaching assistant experience is required.

The ideal candidate will be able to teach a range of courses including Introduction to Sociology, Research Methods, Quantitative Analysis, Social Theory, and Social Stratification, as well as develop and teach upper-level courses in his or her area of expertise. Other responsibilities include advising students, developing and mentoring student research, maintaining professional development, contributing to program development and assessment, and participating in university/community service. The position requires an individual with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students.

Finlandia University is in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula just minutes from the southern shore of Lake Superior. Natural beauty, mining and immigrant history, a thriving arts community, and year-round outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful in this region known as the Copper Country. For more information, please visit¬†www.finlandia.edu.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, letters of recommendation from three professional references, copies of graduate transcripts, and supporting materials (i.e., teaching evaluations, teaching portfolio) to: Darren Bausano, Administrative Assistant, Suomi College of Arts & Sciences, 601 Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930 –¬†darren.bausano@finlandia.edu. Electronic submissions are preferred. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.