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Assistant Professor - Social Stratification and Quantitative Methods

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 5, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Geography, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
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Job # 076466 Job Title Assistant Professor - Social Stratification and Quantitative Methods Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with Experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Determined by department chair Job Type Full-time Rank Assistant Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
Social Stratification/Inequality and Quantitative Methods
Department, Rank, & Specialty: Sociology, Assistant Professor, Social Stratification/Inequality and Quantitative Methods.

The Department of Sociology at Syracuse University invites applications for a position at the rank of assistant professor in the areas of social stratification/inequality and quantitative methods. We seek a scholar with expertise in the theories, concepts, and statistical methods for sociological research on social stratification/inequality related to social class or other dimensions of socioeconomic status. Specific topics of interest could include but are not limited to recent patterns and trends in inequality; causes and consequences of inequality; the impact of institutions, culture, power, politics, and globalization on inequality; and/or intersections related to social class and other axes of inequality.
We seek candidates whose substantive interests in social stratification/inequality are paired with advanced quantitative skills. These skills may include but are not limited to multilevel modeling, machine learning, social networks, causal inference, and/or longitudinal methods. Preference will be given to candidates who can also contribute to other strengths in the department (please visit ) as well as the Maxwell School more broadly.

Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Jennifer Karas Montez, at .

  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or Demography and have a track record of, or show potential for, success in academic publishing and securing external research funding.
  • Candidates must have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in both social stratification/inequality and advanced quantitative methods, as well as advise doctoral students in sociology.
  • Candidates must show potential for success in scholarly achievement and productivity, as well as a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching.
  • The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
Job Specific Qualifications Responsibilities
  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses
  • Conduct and publish scholarly research
  • Obtain external grants
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Review of applications will begin September 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. For consideration, interested candidates must apply at by completing a brief faculty application. Candidates must attach a letter of interest, vita, one publication or writing sample, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a diversity statement. Please combine the research and teaching statements into one document. A list of the names with contact information for three references should be provided at the time of application. About Syracuse University
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