Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Law and Society (Law_Soc_fall2014)

Date Open: August 25, 2014

The Sage Colleges


Assistant Professor in Law and Society - Sage College of Albany, NY

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at The Sage College of Albany invites applicants to apply for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Law and Society, to begin August 2014. The Law and Society program is an exciting interdisciplinary program, integrating law with social organizations, especially in the areas of criminal justice, psychology, sociology, and political science.

The Ph.D. degree in Sociology (in hand or expected by May, 2014) is required; background/expertise in at least two of the following areas: Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Psychology is also preferred; teaching experience is also strongly desired. Candidates must possess a commitment to teaching excellence as well as scholarship.

The successful candidate will teach innovative and challenging courses in Sociology, as well as engage in the advisement of students, scholarly work, and college service. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to develop interdisciplinary courses and collaborative relationships with members of the Interdisciplinary Studies Department.

The Sage Colleges, located in the Tech Valley Region of New York State, include Russell Sage College for Women, and the coeducational Sage College of Albany and Sage Graduate School.

The Capital District of New York State, cradled between the beautiful Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, has a rich cultural and educational environment as well as endless outdoor recreation year round. Boston, Montreal and New York City are within easy access to the capital region.

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience; generous benefits package includes tuition waiver for employee and dependents.  Members of underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

Applications received by January 24, 2014, will receive priority consideration. Interested applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and phone numbers or email addresses of three professional references to: lawsoc@sage.edu

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