Assistant Professor of Sociology


The Department of Social Science invites applications for a tenure-track position with the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2018.  Applications are due by October 20th, 2017.


Responsibilities include teaching Sociology, Criminology, and Criminal Justice courses (with a 3:3 teaching load) reflecting your own areas of interest and Criminal Justice and Sociology major program needs.  We seek someone with a commitment to engaged and interactive teaching and community involvement and who supports the mission of the college by working with faculty, staff, and students to promote and reflect our core values—truth, compassion, justice, partnership and community.  Edgewood College is a small, Catholic liberal arts college in Madison, Wisconsin.  The Social Science Department is a multi-disciplinary department with programs in Sociology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Human Services, and Political Science.  Edgewood College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in hiring, and welcomes applicants of diverse backgrounds, religious affiliations, ethnic and racial identifications, and sexual orientations.


Necessary Education or Work Experience:

A Ph.D. in Sociology with a specialization in Criminology or Criminal Justice is required (JDs and PhDs in other academic disciplines will not be considered). Qualified Sociology ABD candidates will be considered with evidence of near completion of the dissertation.

Other Qualifications:

Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence — the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values — truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply

Address any questions about this position to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Carolyn Field, Criminal Justice Program Director, at Applicants should provide a letter of application which states how you meet the qualifications for this position and how you would incorporate the values of Edgewood College into your Teaching, Research, and Service. 

Further, submit a current curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, and 3 current letters of reference to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources- AAPP
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711