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Assistant Professor of Sociology (#82169) Position Description

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The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

UH Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences; general funds; full-time; tenure track; nine month appointment; to begin approximately August 2013 pending position clearance and availability of funds.


Teach courses in Sociology; advise students; engage in scholarly activities, and/or creative endeavors which contribute to the mission of the University; other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in Sociology from an accredited college or university; documented evidence of excellence in teaching including student course evaluations; experience teaching or evidence of ability to teach Introductory Sociology; and at least two of the following: Statistics, Research Methods, or Social Theory; and documented evidence of current research skills and scholarly activity.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience teaching or evidence of ability to teach at least two of the following: Stratification, Organizational Theory and Analysis, Populations, Gender Theory, and/or Formal Organizations.

Pay Range

Minimum Annual Salary: $60,000.

Applications (How to Apply)

Submit letter of application, vita including a list of courses taught by term, doctoral transcripts and three current letters of reference to: Dr. Thom Curtis, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720-4091.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Thom Curtis, (808) 974-7391 or

Please refer to position #82169 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Printed copies of all application materials are required and must be postmarked no later than November 30, 2012.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at Work At UH.

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Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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