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Assistant Professor - Social Network Analysis (39739)

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Not Specified
Closing date
Jan 26, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-accruing position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2019, with research interests in Social Network Analysis. We are particularly interested in scholars with expertise in personal network analysis, collaboration networks and migrant networks.

We seek applicants with superior promise who combine rigorous scholarship with excellence in teaching, and a commitment to securing external funding. The successful candidate will contribute to a broad range of graduate and undergraduate courses. Candidates should have their Ph.D. in Sociology or related field and have degree-in-hand at the time of hiring. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. We strongly encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the profession.

The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.


Candidates should have their Ph.D. in Sociology or related field and have degree-in-hand at the time of hiring.

Application Instructions

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at and must include:

(1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on teaching and research goals, (4) a statement on your commitment to diversity in teaching and service, and (5) three confidential letters of recommendation.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 19, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by November 16, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
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