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 2017. Applications are due by January 3rd, 2017.

Questions about this position should be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Carolyn Field, Criminal Justice Program Director, at

Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching sociology, criminology, and criminal justice courses reflecting areas of interest and program needs.

Qualifications, Required Knowledge and Skills:

A Ph.D. in Sociology is required, with a specialization in criminology or criminal justice and a commitment to engaged and interactive teaching, research, and community involvement.

Qualified candidates will be considered with evidence of near completion.

Edgewood College is a small, Catholic liberal arts college in Madison, WI. The Social Science Department is a Multi-disciplinary department with programs in Sociology, Criminal Justice, Economics, International Relations, and Political Science.

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: Applicants should provide a letter of application which states how you meet the qualifications for this position and how you would incorporate the mission and values of Edgewood College into your Teaching, Research, and/or Service. Also send a current curriculum vitae/resume, evidence of teaching excellence, and 3 current letters of reference to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources – ASPO
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison WI 53711
Equal Opportunity Employer