Overview

The Department of Sociology at Framingham State University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor beginning September 2018. As an established sociology department with a new and growing criminology major, we seek a criminologist or sociologist who specializes in crime with a focus on social inequalities, social justice, and/or critical perspectives. Example areas of specialization include but are not limited to: race and the criminal justice system, crime and inequalities, gender and crime, law and society, mass incarceration, and white-collar crime. The ability to teach quantitative research methods is a necessity. ABD applicants will be considered, with the expectation of a Ph.D. in Criminology or related field within one year of hire.

As a department we are highly collegial, active on campus, and engaged as teachers and scholars. The ideal candidate for this position is a teacher-scholar who is a good departmental citizen and has demonstrated a commitment to public higher education and principles of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Located 20 miles west of Boston, Framingham State University is situated on a beautiful, 73 acre, traditional New England campus.

Additional Information:

Final employment for all positions at Framingham State University is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal history and sexual offender record check. Recommended finalist will be required to provide specific written authorization to conduct these checks.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Please apply via Interview Exchange by submitting a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and a teaching portfolio that includes courses taught, sample syllabi, and a summary of student evaluations. Candidates must also provide the names and contact information for three professional references who will automatically be sent requests to electronically submit written letters of recommendation.

E-mail queries can be directed to Vincent Ferraro ( vferraro@framingham.edu). Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or humanresources@framingham.edu.