The Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago invites
applications for one tenure-track assistant professorship with a
specialization in one or more of the following four research areas:
computational methods (as applied to any substantive area), as well
as environmental sociology, health, and/or population studies
pursued with any established method. We are looking for candidates
with strong evidence of highly innovative scholarship, intellectual
rigor, and an ambitious research agenda.
Applications must be submitted online, at the University of
Chicago’s Interfolio website, apply.interfolio.com/91256,
and are required to include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum
vitae including the names and contact information for at least
three references who may be contacted at a later date; 3) a
research statement including concrete descriptions of current and
future plans for research; 4) a teaching statement; 5) a select
sample of the very best writing, including published articles or
articles and chapters in draft.
Review of applications will begin on September 15th, 2021 and
will continue until the position is filled or the search has ended.
Appointments may begin as early as July 1, 2022.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an
academic community that places the highest value on rigorous
inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of
individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual
challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on
Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.
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