Job Postings: TT Positions at the University of North Texas

The University of North Texas Department of Sociology invites applications for two faculty positions. Both positions are 9-month appointments with 2-2 course loads beginning September 1, 2020.

The first position is at the Assistant Professor rank, with a preference for a scholar specializing in race and ethnicity. The second position is at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, with area of specialization open. Successful candidates should have strong records of scholarship and a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A PhD in sociology is required, although highly qualified ABD candidates will be considered. Salary and benefits are competitive. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, narrative describing scholarly research, and the names of three references to the online job portal at Applicants also may submit evidence of teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin October 1 and will continue until the search is closed. Please direct any inquiries to the search committee chair Dr. Gabe Ignatow at

Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor Position at the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan Interdisciplinary Program in Organizational Studies solicits applications for a tenure track assistant professorship position to begin September 1, 2020.  This is a university-year appointment. The deadline for receiving applications is October 1, 2019. Organizational Studies is a small (approximately 100 students) highly selective undergraduate major in the arts and sciences. We seek applications from a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary backgrounds in the social sciences and professional fields. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching related to organizational theory and behavior, broadly defined. We especially seek applicants committed to undergraduate mentorship and innovative teaching methods. Joint appointments with other units at the university are possible. Applications must include cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research plans, writing sample(s), statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence (evaluations) and syllabi (if available).  Please also be prepared to provide the names and contact information for three individuals to contact for confidential letters of reference.

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Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor Position at UNC Chapel Hill

The Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to start as early as July 1, 2020. We are seeking candidates with research and teaching interests in the areas of computational sociology, social networks, or other advanced quantitative methods with substantive expertise in any area of the discipline. Successful candidates must exhibit strong and innovative research and show potential for excellence in teaching.

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Job Posting: TT Department Chair Position at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position as Department Chair in the Department of Sociology to start fall, 2020.  The successful candidate must be tenurable at the rank of full professor.  We seek an experienced administrator and scholar with a proven record of research excellence both in publications and in external funding.

A Ph.D. in sociology is required. Areas of research specialization are open. Administrative experience at the departmental or center level and experience with graduate programs at the doctoral level is preferred. In addition, the preferred candidate should be able to engage with the criminology program such that he/she will be able to articulate and strategically advocate for the needs of this high growth area, as well as for the department as a whole.

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Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor Position at Dartmouth

The Department of Sociology at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning fall 2020. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Sociology or a related field before the appointment begins and should have research and teaching expertise in inequality, broadly construed. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can contribute to one or more of our research areas (Health, Political and Economic Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, and Social Psychology) and to our core undergraduate curriculum. We will begin reviewing applications on September 1, 2019.

Dartmouth has a strong commitment to supporting both quality research and teaching. These goals are facilitated by the school’s resource-rich research environment as well as the quarter system, which allows the four course annual classroom teaching load to be covered in two ten-week terms with a third term in residence for research and other departmental obligations and a fourth term off.  For more information about the department, see:  Applications should be submitted through interfolio:


Job Posting: Tenure-track positions at the ILR School, Cornell University

The ILR School at Cornell University is hiring in a number of areas this year. ILR is the world’s leading college focused on work, employment, and labor issues, with faculty from a number of disciplinary backgrounds. Brief position descriptions and links to the full listings are below. Cornell University is an equal opportunity employer, and women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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