Assistant Professor (Sociology)

Prairie View A&M University

United States

January 31, 2022


Job Title

Assistant Professor (Sociology)


Prairie View A&M University


Division of Social Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Prairie View, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences at Prairie View A&M University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Sociology within the Division of Social Sciences. The Division seeks candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service to the University. This appointment begins Fall 2022.


  • Teaching both undergraduate and graduate sociology courses, including those particular to the candidate's area of expertise.

  • Conducting funded research and producing scholarly work.

  • Seeking and receiving external funding to promote program activities and research.

  • Providing committee services to the division, the college and the university.

  • Engaging in professional development activities, including serving in roles that advance the candidate's standing with professional organizations and with the community at large.

  • Keeping records, posting grades (mid-term & final), submitting attendance reporting, and mentoring/advising students.

  • Attending University-sponsored activities, such as general student assembly, student recruitment fairs, graduation convocations, and the like.

  • Other duties as assigned by division head.

  • Required Education & Experience:

  • PhD in Sociology or a closely related field from an accredited institution.

  • More than two (2) years of experience teaching Sociology courses at the college level.

  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

  • Admissions functions of higher education.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to teach online courses, using the various modes of delivery that the university requires.

  • Job Posting Close Date:

  • 1/31/2022
  • Required Attachments:

    Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • Application Submission Guidelines:

    All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

    The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

    Background Check Requirements:

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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