Job Opportunities

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) provides a free career center for members and non-members to browse current job opportunities related to sociology. Please remember to contact each employer individually if you would like more information about a job listing. SSSP hopes you find this service valuable.

Job postings are updated each Friday. Jobs are posted by deadline date. Those with the closest deadline will be posted first. 

Please refer to the table of contents below for a list of active job postings by category:

Professor/Chair Positions

University of Delaware (Sociology & Criminal Justice)
Northeastern University (College of Social Sciences and Humanities)

U
niversity of Texas at San Antonio (Chair/Assistant Professor- Multiple Positions)

Assistant/Associate Professor Positions

University of Alabama at Birmingham (Sociology)
University of Arkansas (Fulbright College of Arts and Science)
University of Arkansas (Sociology and Criminology)
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville (Sociology and Criminology)
Augustana College (Sociology and Anthropology)
California State University, Chico (Criminal Justice)
Central Michigan University (Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, or Sociology)
City University of New York (CUNY)

Eastern Illinois University (Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology)

Miami University (Climate Change and Resilience)
Oglethorpe University (Sociology)
University of San Francisco (Health Professions)
San Jose State University (Justice Studies)
Vanderbilt University (Sociology)
University of Utah (Population and Health)

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Sociology, Criminology, & Anthropology)
York University (Sociology)

Adjunct/Lecturer/Instructional Professor

Wheaton College (Sociology)

Other

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (Social Problems Editor)

Position Title: Full Professor

Institution: Northeastern University
DepartmentCollege of Social Sciences and Humanities
Job Description
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University (CSSH) invites applications and nominations for one or more tenured appointments at the rank of Full Professor to support the interdisciplinary mission of the college and the university and the experiential liberal arts. The college is interested in a broad range of approaches, including qualitative and quantitative methodologies, as well as computational and digital humanities techniques. Successful candidates will have a strong scholarly record as well as significant experience in teaching. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning and to working with partners beyond the academy, which are central to Northeastern University’s educational and research mission. Successful candidates will enhance one or more of the following areas: In the humanities: Conflict, displacement, and conflict resolution; creative writing including poetry and creative non-fiction; community writing; legal history; civil and/or human rights; race and justice; historically underrepresented voices; health and humanities; digital humanities; the study of culture and cultural expression; the study of the environment, including for example environmental justice, indigenous conceptions of the environment, and ethics. In the social sciences and policy: Resilient communities; regional and international conflict and conflict resolution, migration and displacement; human rights; crime and justice; race and justice; algorithmic bias, artificial intelligence, and justice; misinformation; global media; the digital economy; the future of democracy; computational social science and network science; the study of the environment, including for example environmental justice, environmental diplomacy, indigenous conceptions of the environment, and environmental economics and policy. Successful candidates will have a tenure home within a department in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, with the possibility of a joint appointment, either within CSSH or with another Northeastern college. Faculty responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students, and conducting independent and collaborative research programs.

Qualifications: A PhD in the social sciences, humanities, or policy, or a closely related field is required.

Documents to Submit: Applicants will be asked to indicate their discipline or field on the online application form. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement, diversity statement, writing sample, and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation. The search committee will contact candidates before requesting recommendations. In the diversity statement, please describe how you can support Northeastern’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Describe how your teaching, service, research, and/or leadership (as applicable) has supported the success of students and/or colleagues; and/or describe the impact others have had on you as relating to diversity, equity and inclusion. To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please address nominations and inquiries about the position to Professor Heather Streets-Salter, Chair of the Search Committee, at h.streetssalter@northeastern.edu. Review of applications or nominations will begin November 1, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Date Posted: 10/31/2022
Run Date: 11/31/2022

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Position Title: Advanced Assistant / Associate Professor of Sociology

Institution: City University of New York
DepartmentCUNY Graduate Center
Job Description:
The CUNY Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in Sociology invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, with an anticipated start date of Fall 2023. The area of specialization is open, although preference may be given to candidates with a research focus on race, ethnicity, immigration, and/or social policy. We seek a scholar with a strong record of research, funding, teaching, advising, and mentoring students. While we aim to welcome a new faculty member at the associate level, candidates who are currently advanced assistant professors will also be considered.

Please go to http://cuny.jobs/ and search for Job ID 25493 to view the full job description and apply. Click “Apply Now,” which will bring you to the registration screen. If you are a new user, you must register to apply. If you already have a user ID, please use your existing ID to apply. Our Ph.D. Program values diversity and we strongly encourage applications from women and minorities. Please submit the below documents in PDF format.

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter and the following statements and materials in one combined PDF file.
  • Research statement
  • Teaching and advising statement describing teaching philosophy and practices.
  • Diversity and inclusion statement describing past, current, and anticipated contributions.
  • Contact information for three professional references. Letters are not required initially.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status. CUNY encourages applications from minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Compensation: $99,532-$117,805. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Date Posted: 11/02/2022
Run Date: 12/02/2022

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Position Title: Assistant Professor

Institution: University of Arkansas
Department: Sociology and Criminology
Contact Name: Juan Bustamante
Contact E-mail: jjbustam@uark.edu
Job DescriptionThe Department of Sociology and Criminology in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a research focus in the area of health, broadly defined, to start in August 2023. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment. Salary and start up are very competitive, with a typical teaching load of two courses per semester.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology, criminology, criminal justice, or related social science discipline conferred by the start of employment is required. Completed applications received by 11/30/2022, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. For additional inquiries, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Shaun Thomas, at shaun@uark.edu.

Applicants must submit a cover letter/letter of application (not to exceed 3 pages), curriculum vitae, and diversity statement (not to exceed 2 pages). Please also include a list of three professional references (name, title, email address, and contact number) willing to provide letters of recommendation if requested during the application process.

Apply here.

Date Posted: 11/04/2022
Run Date: 12/04/2022

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Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology

Institution: Augustana College
Department: Sociology and Anthropology
Job Description
: Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning in August of the 2023-2024 academic year. We encourage applicants from underrepresented communities, and/or whose teaching and research examine Sociology from the perspectives of diverse populations. We seek candidates whose teaching and research focus on Gender and/or Criminology. The successful candidate will teach 24 credits per 10-month academic year (standard courses are 4 credits). The successful candidate will teach sections of Introduction to Sociology, Social Theory and/or Social Science Research Methods, and upper division courses in their areas of expertise. There may also be opportunities to teach an interdisciplinary course in the first year liberal arts sequence; courses in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program; a course during our one-month intensive January term; and/or a course in the Augustana Prison Education Program.

Requirements: Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate teaching effectiveness, a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and the value of a broadly educated person in a liberal arts setting, a commitment to active scholarship, a commitment to fostering equity and inclusion, and the ability to work with students in and out of the classroom. Experience and interest in working with students and community members of many backgrounds will be an asset for applicants. Preference will be given to candidates who will have completed their Ph.D. by the time of appointment, although ABD candidates will also be considered.

Additional Information: Augustana College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Augustana College provides equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Application Instructions: A complete application includes: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of unofficial graduate transcript(s), a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as but not limited to a sample syllabus, sample assignments, comments from a teaching observation, teaching evaluations, etc), a sample of scholarly writing, and the names and contact details of three professional references. Questions may be directed to the chair of the department, Dr. Adam Kaul at adamkaul@augustana.edu. To guarantee full consideration, please submit all application materials by November 1, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. About Augustana College: Augustana College is a selective liberal arts and sciences college of 2,400 students, including 18 percent first generation college students, 22 percent Pell Grant students, 23 percent students of color, and 13 percent international students. Our beautifully wooded and largely residential campus is located in Rock Island, IL, a diverse Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities metropolitan area along the Mississippi River with 400,000 residents about three hours west of Chicago. Strengthening our diverse and inclusive community is central to the college's mission and strategic plan. We seek applicants with an interest in fostering rigorous, inclusive, and high-impact learning environments for a diverse student body. Details about Augustana College, faculty life, and the Quad Cities all are available at Teaching at Augustana.

Date Posted: 10/06/2022
Run Date: 12/06/2022

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Position Title: Associate Professor

Institution: The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB
Department: Sociology
Job Description
: The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for an Associate Professor position with a start date of August 2023. We seek a candidate with demonstrated scholarship in medical sociology, specifically around women, gender, and health. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Sociology or related field, a record of strong independent research, experience with or potential for obtaining external funding, a strong commitment to and evidence of quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a history of community involvement and/or programming. Using funds from a gift to the department, the occupant of this position will play a leadership role in developing programing devoted to raising awareness for gender and women's health issues targeted at students, faculty, staff, and the community. 

To apply, visit here: uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/16678 Applicants are required to upload a cover letter; current CV; a writing sample; a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement; (optional) evidence of teaching effectiveness; and (optional) evidence of community programming experience. The cover letter should address research, teaching philosophy and experience, and community programming goals. Also provide names of three professional references, who may be contacted later in the search process for letters.

Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Date Posted: 10/17/2022
Run Date: 12/06/2022

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Position Title: Chairperson

Institution: University of Delaware
Department: Sociology & Criminal Justice
Contact Name: Peter Benson
Contact E-mail: pbenson@udel.edu
Job Description: The University of Delaware invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice. The Department seeks a Chair with a demonstrated capacity for leadership as well as a strong record of scholarship and teaching. The selected candidate will hold a Ph.D. in sociology, criminal justice/criminology, or a related social science discipline, and will have an academic record that is appropriate for appointment at the rank of Full Professor with tenure. A general policy guide for Department Chairs, including duties and responsibilities, can be found at https://www1.udel.edu/provost/chr-ad/.

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware (https://www.soc.udel.edu) is within the College of Arts and Sciences. The Department offers bachelors degrees in sociology and criminal justice, and masters and doctoral degrees in sociology and criminology. While the department has degree programs in both sociology and criminology and a multidisciplinary faculty, it proudly and successfully operates as a unified entity in which there is a strong culture of shared governance. The department is committed to rigorous interdisciplinary teaching and research as well as scholarship that values and advances the public good. The department has specialized interests in Race, Gender, Criminology, Law and Society, Health, Theory, and Disasters and the Environment, and the faculty have expertise in both qualitative and quantitative research design and methodologies. Many faculty members have relationships or joint appointments with other academic units across campus, including Africana Studies, Women and Gender Studies, the Center for the Study of Diversity, and the Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration. Moreover, the department includes the Center for Drug and Health Studies, and department faculty are affiliated with such centers as the Disaster Research Center and the Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender-Based Violence.

Extramural research support in the department is among the highest in the College’s social sciences portfolio, with faculty pursuing active and productive research programs. The department is currently home to 28 full-time faculty members, about 775 undergraduate majors in sociology and criminal justice, and 45 students in the graduate programs. Graduates of the undergraduate programs often go on to pursue graduate school or law school at highly regarded universities. The department’s doctoral program in Criminology consistently ranks in the top degree programs in the nation. Excellence in teaching and research is intrinsically related to fundamental faculty and departmental commitments to values of diversity, equality, inclusivity, and representation in all campus-wide and community work with students, staff, faculty, and Delaware residents. The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore implements policies that contribute to work-life balance, including dual-career services (https://www.udel.edu/content/dam/udelImages/human-resources/Careers/threefold_dualcareer.pdf).

To Apply: Review of applications will begin on November 28, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload a cover letter, a current CV, and contact information for three references at http://www.udel.edu/careers. Letters of reference and additional material will be requested of the semi-finalists. For further information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Peter Benson, at pbenson@udel.edu. All possible discretion will be exercised to maintain the privacy of applicants through the search process.

Salary and Benefits: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html

Date Posted: 10/06/2022
Run Date: 12/06/2022

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Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology-Border Studies and Immigration

Institution: Texas A&M University-San Antonio
DepartmentSocial Science
Contact Name: Dr. Joseph Simpson
Contact E-mail: jsimpson@tamusa.edu
Job Description: The Sociology Program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio invites applicants for a tenure-track position as assistant professor who specializes in US/Mexico border studies with a focus on immigrant communities beginning Fall 2023. Secondary areas of specialty should include one of the following health inequality, demography, gender and sexuality, or political sociology. Candidates’ whose scholarship draws on intersectional frameworks will be strongly considered. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to regularly teach research methods and have interest in teaching future graduate level courses in their areas of specialization. A highly qualified candidate will demonstrate knowledge and/or experience of student-centered learning, community engagement, working with majority Latinx student populations, and principles of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Teaching load is a 3/3 with the possibility for summer teaching.

Education and Experience: Ph.D. preferred but ABD applicants are welcome. A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in related area. Applicants must complete the application as well as upload: 1) A cover letter 2) A curriculum vitae 3) A research statement 4) A teaching and diversity statement that describes how they will work with a student body which is majority Latinx and first generation Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2022. Apply Here: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUSA_External/details/Assistant-Professor-of-Sociology_R-055240.

Date Posted: 10/17/2022
Run Date: 12/17/2022

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Position Title: Editor of Social Problems

Institution:  The Society for the Study of Social Problems
Job Description: The Editorial and Publications Committee of the Society for the Study of Social Problems is soliciting applications for the position of Editor of the Society’s flagship journal, Social Problems.

The Editorial and Publications Committee of the Society for the Study of Social Problems is soliciting applications for the position of Editor of the Society’s flagship journal, Social Problems.

The Editor’s three-year term will begin with the operation of the new editorial office at mid-year 2024. The new editor will be responsible for editing and promoting Volumes 72-74 (years 2025-2027). An editor may be reappointed to a second and final term not to exceed three years with the recommendation of the Editorial and Publications Committee and approval of the Board of Directors. Applicants must be members of the SSSP by the time of their application and throughout their tenure as editor.

The Editor is responsible for managing the peer review process for approximately 400-500 submitted manuscripts per year, and preparing four issues of the journal (approximately 800 printed pages) annually. The journal’s Production/Copy Editor service is provided by our publisher, Oxford University Press (OUP). OUP will provide as well the services of one of its Managing Editors, unless the new editor chooses to use their own Managing Editor. The editor will also work with relevant individuals and committees to promote the journal.

The committee seeks a diverse pool of editorial candidates with strong scholarly records, previous editorial experience (e.g., service as journal editor or associate editor, editor of scholarly editions, etc.), and strong organizational and management skills.A familiarity with and commitment to Social Problems and the SSSP are required.

The SSSP supports the operation of the editorial office with an annual budget and provides a stipend and travel expenses for the Editor. While the Society encourages applicants to secure additional support from their respective institutions, the amount and nature of that support will not be a decisive factor in the selection of the new editor. The final decision will be based principally on the strength of the complete application. Support from the host institution may include office space, utilities, the use of computers and other office equipment, tuition waivers for office personnel (if appropriate), and faculty release time. Each year the Editor will submit a budget to SSSP to cover operating expenses that the host institution does not support.

Individuals interested in applying for the editorship should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a proposed budget for the operation of the Editorial Office, and a letter of support from their Department Chair, corresponding Dean of the prospective host institution, or appropriate official with budgetary authority. Guidance in the preparation of applications is available from the Editorial and Publications Committee as well as the current Social Problems Editor, the Executive Officer, and the Administrative Officer, if necessary.

Please direct all questions, inquiries, nominations, expressions of interest, and application materials to: Dr. Yvonne Braun, Chair, SSSP Editorial and Publications Committee, Work: 541-346-5752, E-mail: ybraun@uoregon.edu.

For more information on the position, please see Section V. and Section VIII. B. 2. A. of the SSSP Operations Manual.

Deadline for Applications is January 15, 2023

Date Posted: 10/06/2022
Run Date: 12/06/2022

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Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor 

Institution:  California State University, Chico
Department: Political Science and Criminal Justice 
Job Description: Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching in public administration graduate (MPA) and undergraduate Public Administration programs, scholarship, and service (such as supervising MPA culminating papers, serving on the PA Committee as a PA Core faculty member, potential for future program leadership etc.). Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department. How to Apply: Applicants must provide a current cover letter detailing how the candidate meets the qualifications, and addresses how you have taught or plan to teach diverse student groups, a CV, and contact information of three professional references. Additional information may be requested at a later time. All applicants must apply online, applications submitted via email or in-person to the department will not be considered. The Department: The Department of Political Science offers undergraduate degrees in political science (including an option in legal studies), criminal justice, international relations, and public administration, as well as a political science M.A. and the M.P.A. We have an exciting curriculum, with numerous options to meet a host of academic interests, and an active and productive faculty committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. About 1000 students major in our programs. Additional information about our Department is available at: http://www.csuchico.edu/pols.

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a terminal degree in public administration, political science, criminal justice or related discipline. Candidates nearing completion of the terminal degree may be considered; however, all requirements for conferral of the degree must be met no later than the start date of the position. Ability to teach courses in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program and the undergraduate Public Administration (PA) program is required. Current https://www.csuchico.edu/pols/_assets/documents/mpa-handout-22-23.pdf and https://www.csuchico.edu/pols/_assets/documents/public-administration-handout-22-23.pdf course offerings can be found on the https://www.csuchico.edu/pols/ Candidates need to have research or teaching experience or interest in one or more of the following areas: health policy/health administration, criminal justice, environmental policy, or non-profit administration.  To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://apptrkr.com/3646887

Salary: Anticipated hiring range: Assistant $75,000-$80,000 per year; Associate $86,000-$90,000 per year. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Initial Review Date: 1/17/23; complete applications received after that date may be considered. (updated on 11/9/22).

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Date Posted: 11/28/2022
Run Date: 12/28/2022

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Position Title: Assistant Professor

Institution:  University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
Department: Sociology and Criminology
Contact Name: Lori Holyfield
Contact E-mail: lholyfie@uark.edu
Phone: 479-575-3206
Address: 416 N Campus Walk, Old Main Room 211 Fayetteville, AR 72701
Job Description:  Position/Rank and Salary: The Department of Sociology and Criminology in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an open research focus in sociology. Salary and start up are very competitive, with a typical teaching load of two courses per semester. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment beginning in August 2023. https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS/job/Fayetteville/Assistant-Professor--Department-of-Sociology-and-Criminology_R0026659/apply

Date Posted: 11/28/2022
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Position Title: Assistant Professor

Institution: University of Arkansas
Department: Department of Sociology and Criminology
Job Description: The Department of Sociology and Criminology in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an open research focus in sociology. Salary and start up are very competitive, with a typical teaching load of two courses per semester. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment beginning in August 2023.

A Ph.D. in sociology or related social science discipline conferred by the start of employment is required. We are seeking candidates with an active research agenda, evidence of scholarly productivity, and a commitment to exceptional teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Primary area of research is open with preferred candidates scholarship in the areas of race, ethnicity, racism, and/or other interlocking forms of inequality (e.g., gender, social class, and sexuality). Applicants should articulate how they can contribute to one or more areas of departmental strength in: inequality/stratification, community, criminology and/or an emerging area of health. Strong preference will be given to candidates who can teach in the areas of social theory, and intersecting inequalities (i.e., Sociology of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality) and contribute to the department’s mission of diversity and inclusion.

The Department is dynamic, productive, friendly, and student success-oriented unit in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, valuing both qualitative and quantitative social science scholarship. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Sociology and Criminology, and an M.A. in Sociology, and affiliation with three research units: the Center for Social Research, Community and Family Institute, and the Terrorism Research Center. The Department participates in African and African American Studies, Latin American & Latino Studies, and other interdisciplinary area studies programs, and is actively engaged with College and University DEI efforts, including the UA IDEALS Institute to enrich diversity and inclusion across campus and the state. The department contributes to the larger university strategic mission that is part of eight priority areas that have been outlined in detail in the University’s guiding priorities. For more information about the department visit https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/sociology/ This position is being advertised in conjunction with a departmental tenure track faculty hiring initiative. For information on the other opportunities, please see: https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/sociology/.

Completed applications received by December 18, 2022, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. For additional inquiries, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Lori Holyfield at lholyfie@uark.edu.

Date Posted: 11/28/2022
Run Date: 12/28/2022

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Position Title: BSPH Associate Professor & Program Director

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: School of Nursing and Health Professions
Job Description: The University of San Francisco (USF) is searching for a tenure-track or tenured associate professor to serve as Program Director for its new Bachelor of Science in Public Health program at our Hilltop Campus (San Francisco) location. The faculty position carries with it an expectation for excellence in teaching, scholarly productivity, and academic and professional service, with course release for administrative responsibilities. The BS in Public Health will be housed in the Department of Health Professions within the School of Nursing and Health Professions. The Department of Health Professions currently offers three programs including the Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science in Digital Health Informatics (MSDHI), and a Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD). U.S. News & World Report has ranked USF as one of the top national universities for campus ethnic diversity among students. The new BS in Public Health will begin in Fall 2023. The mission of the undergraduate public health program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to improve population health outcomes through careers in public health and prepare them for further professional training or graduate education in public health and related fields. Students in this program will develop their understanding and ability to identify social and structural determinants of public health, address health inequities, and promote health as a human right. Faculty in the BS in Public Health will work closely with the MPH faculty on this new degree program.

We are looking for candidates who are committed to research, teaching, and service that addresses disparities, racial justice, and equity related to population and community health. Candidates should submit: (1) a detailed letter of interest that outlines how their educational and professional experiences prepare them for this position; (2) curriculum vitae (CV); (3) Statement of teaching philosophy; (4) research statement; (5) antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI) statement. The ADEI statement should provide evidence of a commitment to and experience engaging with multicultural, underrepresented, underserved, and diverse communities that include, but are not limited to: Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC); first-generation scholars; peoples of diverse gender identities; communities of diverse sexual orientations; and diversity of religious beliefs. The ADEI statement should reflect your experience in advancing ADEI goals in teaching, research, and service in public health.

Please note that three letters of recommendation will be required of all finalists. Further Information: For any additional information, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee: Marie-Claude Couture, PhD mcouture@usfca.edu

Apply here.

Date Posted: 11/02/2022
Run Date: 01/02/2023

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Position Title: Assistant Professor

Institution: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Department: Sociology, Criminology, & Anthropology
Contact Name: Paul Gregory
Contact E-mail: gregoryp@uww.edu
Phone: 262-203-3228
Job Description: The Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology in the College of Letters & Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin a full-time appointment in August 2023. This position will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses, undertaking and publishing research, and providing service to the department, college, university and community. Research expertise should include topics related to sociology of the family and Japanese studies.

Job Details: The successful candidate will be able to teach Introduction to Family Studies, Contemporary Japanese Society, and Gender and Family in Japan. The candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda that engages undergraduate students, results in publications and contributes to advancing the department, the university, the profession, and society. The candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities and practice pedagogical and scholarly approaches that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology or closely related field is required. ABD candidates may apply but must have their degree completed by the contract start date in August 2023; if not, they will be hired on a one-year contract with the understanding that their degree will be completed before January 2024 in advance of their first scheduled review. The candidate will demonstrate excellence in and a commitment to teaching with an emphasis on promoting the success of undergraduate students, clear evidence of scholarly potential, a commitment to working with diverse populations and service as an active member of the university community. Candidates with experience mentoring or working with members of historically excluded groups are especially encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation and experience.

Responsibilities: Full-Time teaching responsibilities include a rotation of courses including Introduction to Family Studies, Contemporary Japanese Society, and Gender and Family in Japan. Faculty at UW-W may be required to teach in a variety of formats, including in-person, online and/or in a hybrid format. Candidates should demonstrate clear evidence of scholarly potential, the ability to pursue grants and to engage in undergraduate research with students. Service responsibilities include committee service at the departmental, college, and university levels as well as participation in community organizations as relevant to the candidate’s expertise and interest. Department Information: This multi-disciplinary department has 18 full and part-time faculty and academic staff. It serves over 300 undergraduate majors and over 175 minors. It offers four undergraduate certificate programs, three student organizations, two national honor societies, as well as internship and undergraduate research opportunities for all students.

To Ensure Consideration: Complete applications received by January 15, 2023 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in phone and/or online screening interviews and/or on campus interviews. For questions regarding this position, please contact the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Paul Gregory, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology, 262-203-3228, gregoryp@uww.edu

To Apply: Complete applications will include online submission of the following materials: • Cover letter/letter of interest • Curriculum Vita • Statement of teaching philosophy • Evidence of teaching effectiveness • Statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion • Names and contact information for three professional references (letters of recommendation may be solicited at a later time) • Copies of unofficial graduate transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if offered the position) • Sample publications or scholarly writing sample

To apply and submit these documents online, please visit http://www.uww.edu. Click the Employment link at the bottom of the page then follow the UW-Whitewater Careers link at the top of the next page. The Job ID is 18884. If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application on line due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262/472-1024 or hrstudent@uww.edu.

Date Posted: 11/02/2022
Run Date: 01/02/2023

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Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology

Institution: Oglethorpe University 
Department: Sociology
Job Description: The Sociology Program at Oglethorpe University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor rank to begin August 2023, pending budgetary approval. We seek a broadly trained sociologist with expertise in the study of race/ethnicity and one or more of the following subfields: social inequality, medical sociology, environmental sociology, quantitative methodologies and/or global/transnational sociology. A Ph.D. in Sociology at the time of appointment is required. ABD applicants will be considered if requirements of the Ph.D. will be completed by August 1, 2023.  

The successful candidate will be housed within the Sociology Program and contribute to one of the interdisciplinary programs offered at the university, to include African American Studies, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Core, Oglethorpe’s general education curriculum. Demonstrated experience and enthusiasm for teaching in a liberal arts setting is a must; the teaching load for this position is a 3/3. Faculty are also expected to maintain an active research agenda and contribute to departmental and university service.  

Interested applicants should submit the following items through the University’s application portal here

  • a cover letter describing qualifications and interest. Applicants should state in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service and/or life experiences aligns with the university’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; 
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., sample syllabi, course evaluations, teaching statement) 
  • unofficial graduate transcripts 
  • a curriculum vitae; 
  • contact information for three professional references 

Complete applications submitted prior to December 31st, 2022 will be given full consideration. Inquiries may be sent to Justin Wise, Associate Professor of Psychology, at jwise@oglethorpe.edu

Date Posted: 11/30/2022
Run Date: 01/15/2023

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Position Title: Professor of Practice in Sociology

Institution: Wheaton College (Massachusetts)
Department: Sociology
Contact Name: Justin Schupp
Contact E-mail:  schupp_justin@wheatoncollege.edu
Job Description: The Sociology Department at Wheaton College (MA) seeks applicants to fill a Professor of Practice opening. Wheaton defines the Professor of Practice as a renewable, non-tenure-track position that carries a 3:3 course load OR 2:3 with added service duties. Contract renewals will be based on favorable review of the professor’s teaching, advising, and committee service/administrative work. The position does not carry research expectations. We seek a candidate who specializes in (1) criminology/criminal justice and (2) race/ethnicity and/or transnational/global sociology. This colleague will teach 5 undergraduate courses per year and receive a course equivalency for helping to administer the newly approved program in Criminal Justice, Restorative Justice, and Criminology (CJRJC). At least 2 of those courses would cover crime-related topics (including Introduction to Criminal Justice Studies) that would contribute to CJRJC (preferably in areas rooted in social justice, such as comparative modes of justice; race, crime, and justice; and/or criminalization of immigration). The other 3 courses would contribute to the department’s offerings in Sociology, both helping to staff core courses and drawing on the candidate’s areas of expertise to complement our current offerings. Additionally, the successful candidate will work in collaboration with the Coordinator of the CJRJC program to develop this new major and to advise students within that program.

To apply for this position, please visit jobs.wheatoncollege.edu to complete the online application. In your application, you will be asked to provide (1) a cover letter that addresses how your teaching would contribute to our undergraduate liberal arts institution and to furthering Wheaton’s commitment to fostering a community that both celebrates and includes a diversity of voices and perspectives in our content and classroom. We also ask for (2) a current CV, (3) teaching statement, and (4) the contact information of three professional references. Within the teaching statement, please describe some of the pedagogical approaches hat you have used in the classroom and the courses you would be interested in teaching. Finalists’ references will be contacted after we conduct interviews. A Ph.D. in Sociology is preferred at the time of appointment; however, strong ABD candidates will be considered. Review of applications will begin January 6th, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The position will begin Fall 2023 for a full-time one year appointment with the possibility of renewal, following successful annual evaluation. We strongly encourage applications from candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in higher education. We especially encourage candidates whose research programs and/or teaching and mentoring practices attend to issues of racism and social justice, broadly defined. Questions may be directed to: Justin Schupp, Associate Professor of Sociology at schupp_justin@wheatoncollege.edu A Ph.D. in Sociology is preferred at the time of appointment; however, strong ABD candidates will be considered.

Date Posted: 10/28/2022
Run Date: 01/15/2023

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Position Title: Assistant Professor

Institution: San Jose State University
Department: Department of Justice Studies
Contact Name: Paul Knepper
Contact E-mail: paul.knepper@sjsu.edu
Job Description:  The Department of Justice Studies at San José State University (SJSU) invites applications for a tenure-track (assistant professor) position in the area of Law, Justice and Race/Ethnicity, preferentially with a focus on Latinx and/or Black communities, to begin Fall 2023. Scholars with expertise in critical race theory, intersectionality, and other contemporary theories of race and ethnicity are especially welcome to apply: https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/520140/assistant-professor-justice-studies 

Date Posted: 10/24/2022
Run Date: 01/24/2023

Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate Professor in Sociology

Institution: Vanderbilt University
Department:  Sociology
Contact Name: Tracy White
Contact E-mail: tracy.white@vanderbilt.edu
Job Description: The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor in Sociology with research specialty in social inequality and sexualities to begin fall semester 2023. This position will be associated with a new Discovery Vanderbilt interdisciplinary initiative in economic, social, and political inequality. The tenure home for the position will be in the Department of Sociology. The ideal applicant will have a research program capable of generating external funding and/or a demonstrated track record of such funding. We are particularly interested in candidates studying LGBTQIA+, racial and ethnic, and/or health inequalities. The university is home to a strong network of LGBTQIA+, racial and ethnic, and health and medical researchers, and there are collaborative opportunities through the Vanderbilt LGBTQ+ Policy Lab, the Department of Medicine, Health, and Society, and African American and Diaspora Studies.

Qualifications Vanderbilt expects excellence in research and teaching. The Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2023. Application Instructions To apply, please submit via Interfolio [http://apply.interfolio.com/116773 ] the following: 1) a letter describing your research and teaching interests and professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; 4) available evidence of teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations, if available; 5) a diversity statement and 6) three letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Holly McCammon (holly.mccammon@vanderbilt.edu), Department Chair, with any questions. Vanderbilt University is committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of exceptional faculty. Women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Date Posted: 11/04/2022
Run Date: 02/04/2023

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, or Sociology specializing in African American Political/Social Movements & Inequalities

Institution: Central Michigan University
DepartmentSchool of Politics, Society, Justice, and Public Service
Job Description:  Central Michigan University Assistant Professor of Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, or Sociology specializing in African American Political/Social Movements & Inequalities The School of Politics, Society, Justice, and Public Service (SPSJPS) of Central Michigan University (CMU) invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in African American Political/Social Movements & Inequalities. A PhD or equivalent in Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, or a related field is required. The School seeks a broadly trained scholar who also has a strong interest in social justice issues and collaborating across multiple disciplines. The successful candidate will foster healthy and sustainable communities, with preference given to those candidates whose scholarship, teaching, and service focus in urban centers in the region. They will also be expected to develop and implement high impact, experiential learning practices that will enhance programs in SPSJPS and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Experience in online course delivery is preferred but not required. Candidates will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, such as the ability to interact with others with respect, empathy, and cultural humility. The salary and benefits package is competitive.

Applications must include a letter of application (2 pages maximum), a curriculum vitae, official or unofficial transcripts, a list of at least three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages maximum), a statement of research interests (2 pages maximum), and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available). The letter of application must include statements about diversity. Applicants’ diversity statements should detail how their teaching, research, and/or service has supported BIPOC communities in their academic field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further SPSJPS’s commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusivity. The position starts on August 21, 2023. A PhD or equivalent in Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, or a related field is required at the start date. The Search Committee can consider job applicants who currently do not have their PhD but are completing their requirements for the PhD or equivalent before the start date. The Search Committee will start reviewing applications on November 15, 2022. Applicants can apply for the position at jobs.cmich.edu.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the SPSJPS website: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/departments/politics-society-justice-public-service. CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight.

Date Posted: 10/14/2022
Run Date: 02/14/2023

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