Job no: 237700-FA
Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Instructional, Research, Scientific, Other
The Department of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position at the
assistant or associate professor rank beginning August 2022. The
successful candidate will have a primary appointment and tenure
home in the Department of Sociology. Applicants must hold a PhD
prior to the start of the appointment. Research specialization is
open; however, we are especially interested in scholars whose
research is in the areas of race/ethnicity, health and aging,
medical sociology, stratification and inequality, methods
(non-specified), organizations, political sociology, economic
sociology, or education.
Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the
teaching, research, and service missions of the Department of
Sociology. Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is
required, as well as mentoring of undergraduate and graduate
students. Candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly
research in their area(s) of specialization leading to scholarly
publications at the national and international levels. University
and professional service required as appropriate.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for
UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please
visit: Diversity and
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Ph.D. in Sociology or related fields, with substantive area of
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Commensurate with career stage, applicants should demonstrate
excellence and productivity in research and a commitment to
undergraduate and graduate teaching.
UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will
deepen our university's interdisciplinary research strength in key
areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty
candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances
our commitment to research excellence.
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer. Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the
Department of Sociology as well as other units on campus and are
integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek a diverse set of
faculty candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the
principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
A488300-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/SOCIOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY
Full Time: 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 22, 2022
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, go to http://jobs.wisc.edu
and search for PVL
237700. To begin the application process, please click on the ''
button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload the
following 4 documents: 1) C.V., 2) Cover letter, 3) one document
containing a research statement, a teaching statement, and a
diversity statement (upload these 3 statements as one document),
and 4) three (3) samples of written work (please upload these
samples together as one document). You will also be asked to
provide contact information for three (3) references as part of
your online application. Each of these contacts will be sent a
message asking to upload a reference letter.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 13, 2021,
however, the position will remain open and applications may be
considered until the position is filled.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,
you can find information about how to make a request at the
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on
current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities
will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The Annual Security and Fire
contains current campus safety and disciplinary
policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics
for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper
copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police
Jul 21 2021 Central Daylight Time