Job announcement: U of Virginia sociology, open-rank tenured or tenure-track

The Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia invites applicants for an open-rank tenured or tenure-track position (advanced assistant to new full). Field of specialization is open, though we are especially interested in candidates whose work addresses globalization, non-Western societies, environmental sociology, health and society, organizational sociology, comparative-historical sociology and sociological theory.


In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations.

Review of applications will begin November 1st. The expected appointment start date will begin August 25, 2015.

Applicants must be on track to receive a PhD in the relevant field by May 2015 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0614986 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a sample article- or chapter-length scholarship (Attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references.

Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to: Ms. Katherine Shiflett, Sociology Business Administrator, 434-924-6509kcs3a@virginia.edu.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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