Job announcement: Rutgers sociology assistant professor

The Department of Sociology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick seeks to hire a tenure track assistant professor whose work addresses global economic inequalities and transnational patterns of labor and economic organization. The position entails teaching undergraduate and graduate level Sociology classes and a significant scholarly research program. We will consider innovative work including the impact of global markets, the transnational circulation of persons in relation to global labor markets and migration, and/or the organization and political economy of global organizations that impact upon inequality. Theoretical and methodological orientations are open. A PhD in Sociology or a related field is required by start date. The position will begin Fall 2015 pending budgetary approval. Questions regarding the search should be directed to socsearch2014@sociology.rutgers.edu.

We will begin reviewing applications on October 10, 2014. Applications received after that date cannot be assured full consideration. Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 1-2 writing samples to apply.interfolio.com/25543. We also require three recommendation letters; letters should be uploaded to apply.interfolio.com/25543 as well.

The Rutgers undergraduate sociology program houses nearly 300 majors and 750 minors. Our vibrant graduate program is ranked among the top 30 programs in the United States. Rutgers University is a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) and Big Ten. The University is located midway between New York City and Philadelphia, an area known for its dynamism and diversity. Further information on the Sociology department at Rutgers is available at: sociology.rutgers.edu.

Rutgers is an AA/EEO employer and values diversity. We are also an NSF ADVANCE institutional transformation university, working to support the careers of women faculty, especially in the science and engineering disciplines. Candidates are encouraged to indicate the ways in which they will contribute to our commitment to enhancing diversity. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

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