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Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology - Starting August 2024

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 4, 2023

The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2024. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2024 in the field of Sociology.

Candidates should be effective teachers and strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. The potential to secure extramural funding is a plus. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality, theoretically-grounded scholarship on racialization, especially as it intersects with one (or more) of the department’s core areas of empirical research strength: migration/immigration, health, environment, gender/sexuality, and/or social policy. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, college, and university service.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin September 18, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via: . Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Michael Murphy, Senior Administrative Assistant, 202-885-2475 or if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit .

Established in 1938, the Department of Sociology offers the BA degree, the MA in Sociology Research & Practice and a graduate certificate in Public Sociology. The Center on Health, Risk, and Society (CHRS) is also based in the department. We seek every opportunity to expand our strengths. Learn more about CAS at and about the Sociology department at .

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