Responsibilities include teaching six four-unit classes per year, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, maintaining an independent research program, and appropriate committee work. Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. in sociology at the time of appointment and demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching and research.
The University of La Verne is an accredited private institution of higher education located in one of the most intellectually and culturally vibrant and diverse areas in the United States. As a place to live and to do research, few places can match Southern California. ULV is a Hispanic Serving Institution where over sixty per cent of the students are Latina/o, African American, Asian American, or Native American. Many of the institution’s students are first-generation college attendees, and professors are personally engaged and committed to helping all students to achieve their academic and professional goals.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan. La Verne is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to academic excellence and diversity. Women and minorities are highly encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011. Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae and a cover letter that includes a brief statements of the her/his teaching philosophy and research agenda, teaching competency and interests, and the names and affiliations of three references in Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org or Human Resources, University of La Verne, 1950 Third Street, La Verne CA 91750. Reference position #3119.