Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor position at U of Arizona [ASA Job ID: 12424]

University of Arizona School of Sociology. We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2017, contingent upon availability of funding. We seek candidates with expertise in the field of race and ethnicity. The search will continue until the position is filled; applications received by October 24 are assured full consideration.

Applications must be submitted on-line at http://uacareers.com/postings/13647 . Job NumberF20658. Please upload to your application: a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statement(s), two samples of written work, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if applicable). Please also provide contact information for three references. Your references will receive emails with links to upload their letters of recommendation.

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Some quick facts about the University of Arizona and Tucson:

  • A survey conducted by COACHE at Harvard placed UA in the top 30% of COACHE colleges and universities for our stop-the-clock policies, flexible workload and modified duties, spousal/partner hiring program, family medical and parental leave, and tuition waivers.
  • Tucson offers great K-12 education.  According to US News & World Report2013, BASIS Tucson is ranked the #2 public high school in the nation with a 100% college readiness index, and University High School is ranked the #29 public high school in the nation with a 94.4% college readiness index.  All Catalina Foothills Schools received a 10/10 rating by GreatSchools.org.
  • Tucson is a unique and fantastic place to live.  It has been identified as one of America’s 20 Most Innovative Cities for its tech, science and creative jobs, patents and venture investments.  It’s a clean city with abundant outdoor activities and boasts a below average cost of living with affordable housing.
  • Tucson is the only city in the United States to be designated a Unesco Capital of Gastronomybecause of its rich food heritage. Learn so much more about what the U of A and Tucson have to offer at Why UA?

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