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Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website,

Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive of its aim as an institution with a Christian commitment.

Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an assistant professor of sociology with an emphasis in criminal justice/criminology in the Department of History, Political Science, and Sociology. The position is a full-time, tenure track to begin in August 2020.

Candidates for the position must have a PhD at or near completion. Prior college teaching experience is also required.

Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

Candidates for the position of assistant professor must be broadly trained in sociology with the ability to teach introductory courses in sociology and to develop courses for a new emphasis in criminal justice/criminology. Candidates will be responsible for a four/four teaching load, maintaining office hours, and advising/mentoring students.

The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis.

Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email

Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN 37760

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