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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Employer
Department of Sociology
Location
College Park, Maryland
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 16, 2022
Website
https://socy.umd.edu/news/sociology-faculty-search

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor with a start date in August of 2023. We are especially interested in candidates who study inequality based on race, health, and/or the environment, with a preference for researchers who primarily use a social psychological perspective and mixed or qualitative methods. We also particularly value candidates who would contribute to diversifying our faculty. Reviews of submitted applications will commence on September 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Note, however, that the online application website may close without notice at any time after September 30, 2022.

We anticipate that the hire for this position might fit into a hiring cluster being carried out by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland that will involve hiring researchers in racial inequality across a number of disciplines. Persons hired through the cluster will have access to a community of scholars and cross-disciplinary opportunities. For more information about the cluster, see here: https://bsos.umd.edu/academics-research/bsos-hiring-numerous-racial

The University of Maryland is located in Prince George’s County, near Washington, DC, accessible through the College Park/UM metro stop.  For more information on the department and the university, we encourage interested persons to visit our website at www.socy.umd.edu.

 Founded in 1856, the university is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and myriad research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The university is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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