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SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor-Sociology (Medical/Quantitative) in Oneonta, New York

Assistant Professor-Sociology (Medical/Quantitative)




Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:Oct 14, 2022


Position ID:154516


Job Description:

The Department of Sociology at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning Fall 2023. Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development.

The Department of Sociology is home to majors in Sociology and Criminal Justice. The thriving Department, whose eleven faculty is highly collegial and engaged as teachers, scholars, and mentors, actively pursues the development of a dynamic learning environment for students. The Department is part of the School of Sciences, which consists of 10 academic departments and 2,300 students majoring in 20 programs. To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit

Duties include but not limited to:teaching courses on health and medicine, health care, quantitative methods, and other courses to meet department needs; collaborating on regional health research projects; providing service to the department and university.

Base Salary:$54,000; Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD or ABD in Sociology, DPH in Public Health, or related discipline (doctorate required by time of appointment)

  • Quantitative Methods Expertise

  • Medical Sociology or Public Health Expertise


  • Expertise in one or more of the following

  • GIS

  • American Health Care

  • Rural Health

  • Social Epidemiology

  • Crime/Criminology

  • General Research

  • General Teaching

  • Experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or service with diverse and/or multicultural populations

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The College is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the top 20 picturesque small towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The College's rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it's the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.

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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and copies of graduate transcripts (official transcripts required at time of appointment). Contact information for three references must be provided; instructions for submitting letters of reference will be sent directly to the referees.

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