Located in Staten Island and overlooking the Manhattan skyline, Wagner College is a private, non-sectarian 80% residential college of 1800 traditional aged undergraduates and 300 graduate students in selected professional programs. The college has been widely recognized for its innovative curriculum, The Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts, which integrates a core curriculum, required learning communities, experiential learning, diversity, and civic education, as cited by Time magazine, U.S. News & World Report, the educational media and several higher education associations. Wagner College is listed in The Princeton Review’s annual “Best 366 Colleges” guide. US News & World Report lists Wagner College as “selective” and in several of its Top 25 rankings, including “Up-and-Coming Schools (North Region)” (#5). Further information about the College can be found on the Wagner website, www.wagner.edu.
The Department of Sociology invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start in Fall 2013. The candidate should be specialized in Sociology of the Family. We prefer candidates with knowledge and experience in helping students pursue their graduate education in social work. Appointee will participate in Wagner’s First Year Program. Applicants must have teaching experience and have a PhD in Sociology at time of appointment.
Send letter of application describing teacher and research interests, curriculum vita, transcripts, one recent publication or writing sample, student evaluations, three letters of recommendation, and a syllabus for Marriage and the Family (if available) to:
Dr. Chien Liu,
Chair, Department of Sociology
One Campus Road
Staten Island, NY 10301
Review of applications will begin early March,2013 and will continue until filled. Located in an increasing diverse metropolitan area, Wagner College is committed to scholarship and community outreach relevant to the needs of New York City. Wagner values campus diversity (domestic and international) and in keeping with this initiative, it welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity and internationalization efforts.