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South Dakota State University
Sociology & Rural Studies
South Dakota
Posted: 12/4/2017
Associate Professor of Sociology

The Department of Sociology & Rural Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor position to begin fall 2018. We are seeking a colleague whose duties will include: teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level; maintaining an active, independent research agenda that includes peer-reviewed publications and grant activity; graduate and undergraduate advising; and service to the department and university. The department seeks someone with expertise in public, applied and/or clinical sociology in the areas of Health, Agriculture, Community, Environment, Education, and Organizations.

The Department of Sociology and Rural Studies is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Date of Appointment: August 2018.

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by January 19, 2018.

Application Process: SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. For a complete listing of responsibilities, required and desired qualifications, and to apply, visit:, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this posting.” Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process. For questions on the position, contact Meredith Redlin at or (605) 688-4084.