Associate or Full Professor in Sociology 2023

Rice University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 8, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, Women's & Gender Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time

Rice University. The Department of Sociology at Rice University (Houston, Texas) invites applications for a tenured position at the Associate or Full Professor level to begin July 2023. Specifically, we seek applicants with expertise in gender and/or sexuality. Those employing critical frameworks and/or novel methodologies related to intersectionality, Black feminist thought, and related processes of inequality (e.g., masculinity) are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should demonstrate excellence in scholarship, teaching, and collegial service. Rice is a Research I private institution with PhD and postdoctoral fellowship programs, competitive salaries, and outstanding undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty in the sociology department broadly engage in research pertaining to social inequality and/or culture, and we welcome applicants who will enhance these foci. We encourage applicants to visit our website ( ) to learn more about our scholarship and remarkable commitment to diversity and inclusion at all levels. The candidate selected will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, perform research in their specialized area, and contribute to university service. Candidates must currently have a PhD or complete the PhD by July 1, 2023.

To apply, please submit the following materials: (1) letter of application, (2) research statement, (3) teaching statement, (4) curriculum vitae, (5) two recent samples of published work, and (6) statement on contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. Semi-finalists will be asked to arrange for letters of reference to be submitted electronically later in the search process. The application deadline is September 27, 2022, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please contact .

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Rice University Standard of Civility Serves as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the Rice community and with the public.

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