The Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Department Chair. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related discipline and should be eligible for appointment with tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor at CU Denver. Individuals should have an active research program, a distinguished scholarly record, evidence of high quality teaching, and administrative experience relevant to the Chair’s role. Applicants’ research program should be in an area complementary to the existing research strengths of the department (i.e., health and wellbeing, criminology, and the family) and there should be a history of extramural funding, preferably with currently active support. Applications must include: 1) a letter of introduction which addresses the position requirements and summarizes the qualifications of the applicant; 2) full curriculum vitae; 3) research statement, describing research interests; 4) teaching statement, describing courses taught and history of mentoring graduate and undergraduate students; 5) administrative statement, outlining previous leadership experience and accomplishments; and 6) the names, email addresses, postal addresses, and daytime phone numbers for four professional references. Review of applications begins 15 January 2012 and continues until filled. Please apply at www.jobsatcu.com (posting 815439). Questions should be directed to, John W. Wyckoff, Associate Dean, firstname.lastname@example.org. UCD is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, and students. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Section on Children and Youth