We collaborate in inquiry and practice in order to promote justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion, sustainability, and human and community well-being as we build a shared sense of belonging. With student success as our central focus, our work produces critical insights about human societies, behavior, and communication that inform innovative approaches to solve and increase awareness about significant regional and global challenges.
The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences aspires to be a community of change-makers while supporting the strengths of students, staff, and faculty, and collaborating with communities through innovative teaching, scholarship and creative work, public engagement, and practice to further justice, diversity, inclusion, equity, sustainability, and human and community well-being.
Dedication to innovation
The college’s unique configuration of programs supports innovative, boundary-crossing research with hands-on experience through the Media Innovation Center, the Model U.N., Speech and Debate, the GeoDesign Studio, and the Virtual Reality Lab, as well as with the Child Welfare Training program, Archaeology Field Program, and undergraduate and graduate research and internships. SBS faculty are dedicated to personal mentoring for students and scholarship that has a significant and positive impact on local and global communities.
Dedication to equity, justice, diversity and inclusion
Social and Behavioral Sciences is hiring up to TWELVE tenure-track positions! Social and Behavioral Sciences and NAU are committed to supporting efforts promoting equity, justice, diversity and inclusion. As an institution committed to the advancement and success of Native American students and a Hispanic Serving Institution, NAU will be making a cluster hire this year across several disciplines. Broadly, this cluster is in the areas of Latinx Studies and/or Indigenous Studies. Departments participating include Comparative Cultural Studies, Music, Anthropology, Applied Indigenous Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, and Psychological Sciences. For more on the cluster hire, click here.
To learn more about our positions, click here.
Select Faculty and Administrator Openings and search by Job ID for the following positions (** indicates part of the Latinx Studies and Indigenous Studies cluster):
Assistant Professor – Environmental Communication – 605902**
Open Rank, Public Administration – 605892
Assistant Professor – Social Work (multiple positions) – 605860
Assistant Professor – Anthropology & Applied Indigenous Studies – 605845**
Assistant Professor – Criminology and Criminal Justice – 605840**
Assistant Professor – Parks and Recreation Management – 605843
Assistant Professor of Archaeology – 605844**
Assistant Professor – Environmental Anthropology and Sustainable Food Systems – 605846**
Assistant Professor – Gender, Health and Sexuality – 605847**
Assistant Professor of Psychology – 605841**