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Director of the Institute for Social Science Research (Advanced Associate or Full Professor)

The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Nov 8, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences
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Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual at the rank of Advanced Associate or Full Professor for the position of Director of the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), starting July 2023. The Director will hold a 12-month faculty appointment in the Institute and will be appointed at the advanced associate or full professor level with tenure in an appropriate academic department. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda in the social sciences or a related discipline and experience with externally funded projects. The Director will facilitate research across the college and the university and pursue funded research opportunities at local, state, and national levels. ISSR, established in 1984 as an independent unit in the College of Arts and Sciences, is a cross-disciplinary organization with a broad mission to promote and conduct research in the social sciences at the University of Alabama. The Institute operates three support resources: the Capstone Poll (survey research services); the Program Evaluation Unit; and the Research Design and Statistics Consulting Lab. For more information about ISSR visit For more information and to apply go to The review of applications will start on January 15th. New applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Start date is July 1, 2023, or as negotiated. For further questions or information, contact, Dr. Joan Barth, at

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the links below to find out more.

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