Assistant/Associate Professor – Sociology

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Faculty
  • Sociology
  • Belton, Texas

Website University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s College of Humanities and Sciences seeks a full-time,  tenure-track faculty member in Sociology, beginning in late July of 2023 with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with qualifications and experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars  to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. 

The Sociology program offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Sociology and in Social Data Analytics. The Department also provides instructional support to other degree programs and contributes to the Core curriculum. 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central  Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130  miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching,  curriculum development, student recruitment and advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.  

Specific Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Sociology at both the introductory and upper level, including Race and Ethnicity and Sociology of Health. Teaching load is typically  12 hours per semester. 


  • A Doctorate in Sociology is required; ABD will be considered. Tenure-track status requires terminal degree in hand.  
  • Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and  commitment to quality improvement are essential.  
  • Must be an active, and committed Christian. 

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2022.

TO APPLY: Visit for more details and to apply. Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at In addition, include in one page or less, a description of  your own Christian beliefs and commitments. 

To apply for this job please visit