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Sexuality & Justice Studies

Sexuality and Justice Studies

The Sociology Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position for its interdisciplinary major in Sexuality and Justice Studies to begin in August 2014.

Minimum requirements for the position include:  Ph.D. in Sociology or related interdisciplinary area (e.g., Criminology, Justice Studies, Women's Studies) preferred or ABD with doctorate degree awarded by August 2014 as minimal requirement for consideration. We seek candidates with primary teaching and research interests in the areas of sexualities and social justice. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to contribute teaching excellence to the curricula of the Criminology & Justice Studies and Sociology majors.

Preferred requirements for the position include:  Preference will be given to candidates whose research incorporates quantitative methodologies; however applicants of all methodological approaches are strongly encouraged to apply. Preferred candidates will demonstrate intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research, and/or service.  Preferred candidates should have an interest in developing innovative teaching strategies, actively mentoring students, and being a productive scholar. Preferred candidates should be actively engaged in research.


Applications must include:

  • Letter of application, including detailed statements of teaching and research interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Samples of written work (up to two items)
  • Teaching portfolio (e.g. teaching philosophy, detailed description of teaching experience/ability, syllabi used or proposed, teaching evaluations, etc.)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Faculty Application

Submit application to:

A review of applications will begin on October 30, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Matthew Atherton, Search Chair, (760) 750-8571; email

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California State University San Marcos, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, is strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.