Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Sociology

Brigham Young University
Utah, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Aug 17, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Sociology at Brigham Young University seeks to fill two full-time, continuing faculty status positions beginning Fall 2021.  All ranks and areas of specialization will be considered.  Qualifications include a Ph.D. in sociology or a related field, evidence of a strong and independent research agenda, and a clear commitment to both undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Duties/Expectations: Faculty members will be expected to conduct research and publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, participate in various forms of service to the department, university, and discipline, and contribute to the mission of the university and the department.

The Brigham Young University department of Sociology recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to sociology education.  Our mission is to create and maintain an environment for learning that promotes respect for and appreciation of scholarship, academic freedom, human diversity, and the cultural mosaic of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; to promote excellence in instruction and scholarly accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education for its students.  We recognize and honor the innovation and growth that comes from voices of all kinds, and we celebrate diversity in the Department of Sociology.  We seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to this perspective or have the experience, which would further the department's diversity goals.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically

Document(s) required at the time of application - Complete the online application, attaching a current curriculum vitae, cover letter, and two writing samples. Prospective candidates are invited to include a brief one-page diversity statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, mentoring, or professional service with their application. 

Direct inquiries to Stan Knapp at

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