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Assistant Professor of Sociology, South Asia

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 8, 2022

The Department of Sociology at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2023. We seek scholars who have a teaching and research focus on South Asia. We are open to a wide range of methodological and substantive approaches, including but certainly not limited to: Comparative Historical Sociology, Demography, Gender, Urban Sociology, Migration, and Social Movements. Sociology at Dartmouth is a vibrant intellectual community with scholars spanning four broad research areas: health, political and economic sociology, race and ethnicity, and social psychology. For more information about our department, please visit: . The person in this position will teach courses in Sociology and in conjunction with Dartmouth’s interdisciplinary Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages Program (ASCL). ASCL boasts a strong resource commitment to South Asian programming and an active South Asian student community. For more information about ASCL, please visit: .

Please note that we also have a position open in the area of Race and Ethnicity .

Dartmouth combines the best qualities of a liberal arts teaching environment with excellent support for research. These goals are facilitated by the school’s resource-rich research environment as well as the quarter system, which allows the four course annual classroom teaching load to be covered in two ten-week terms with a third term in residence for research and other departmental obligations and a fourth term off.

Sociology, ASCL, and Dartmouth as a whole are highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We seek applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and/or first generation college graduates. Applicants should provide a diversity statement that addresses how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field before the appointment begins.

Application Instructions

Please upload all application materials to Interfolio:

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. Cover letter detailing: current and future research plans and teaching experience and philosophy;
  3. Diversity statement addressing: past and/or potential contributions to diversity in the context of research, teaching, service and/or life experience;
  4. Writing sample (published or unpublished);
  5. Three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other category protected by applicable law, in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment, or other school administered programs. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need accommodations to assist in the job application or interview process, please email . In the subject line, please state “Application Accommodations” and include the job number or title. Someone from the ADA Compliance Office will be in touch within 2 business days.

For additional employment opportunities at Dartmouth College, please visit the Dartmouth Interfolio Job Board , the Office of the Provost , and the Office of Human Resources .

Offers of employment are contingent upon consent to a pre-employment background check with results acceptable under Dartmouth policy. Please visit the Office of Human Resources for details.

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or religious exemption from vaccination through Dartmouth's Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity (IDE). Compliance with the Dartmouth COVID-19 Employee and Appointee Vaccination Policy is a condition of employment and every offer of employment is contingent upon submission of appropriate documentation evidencing either vaccination against COVID-19, or the receipt of an approved exemption. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth, in its sole discretion, delaying employment or rescinding its offer of employment. Visit to review the Policy and for details and information on requesting an exemption and/or reasonable accommodation.

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