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Assistant Professor of Human Services (Job Search Status: Currently Accepting Resumes)

The Department of Sociology in the School of Education and Human Services at Mount St. Mary’s University invites outstanding teacher-scholars to apply for a tenure track appointment in Human Services starting in August, 2013. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Human Services, Social Work, Sociology, or a related field and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the campus community. He/she will teach courses in a new Human Services program in areas such as family and youth, aging, and addiction. Secondary field of specialization is Sociology. In addition to courses within the major, the faculty member will contribute to Veritas, the University’s general education program, as well as teaching Introductory Sociology and Social Inequality. Clinical experience in the field of social work is also desirable.

 Mount St. Mary’s University is the second oldest Catholic university in America. Located on 1,400 acres near Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the Mount offers a rigorous liberal arts education featuring a nationally recognized core curriculum and outstanding faculty with at 14:1 student to teacher ratio. The 2,300-student comprehensive university is a vibrant academic community where the words Faith, Discovery, Leadership, and Community are used to describe its collective calling and promise. Additional information about Mount St. Mary’s University is available online at

Beyond disciplinary expertise, Mount St. Mary’s seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity. Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the University’s Catholic liberal arts mission, how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition, or how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. Please send cover letter and vita by March 1, 2013 to or to person (below). We will conduct initial interviews in the School of Education and Human Services at Mount St. Mary’s University. Applicant review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

Barbara Palmer, Dean
School of Education and Human Services
Assistant Professor of Human Services Search
Mount St. Mary’s University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

Mount St. Mary’s University has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world


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