Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor, Global Dimensions Of Health, Migration, and Inequality

Posted: 11/17/2019 (Employment)

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology by August 31, 2020.

Research and teaching interests in utilizing the novel data and methodologies from the emergent field of Computational Social Science, e.g. large-scale digital data on social behavior, social network data, data assembled from a variety of historical and contemporary sources, and data from internet experiments. Expertise in the global dimensions of health, migration, and inequality are required.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The ideal applicant will add a distinctive sociological focus to existing interdisciplinary collaborations across the University. The position is a joint appointment with the Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) with the tenure home in Sociology. Stony Brook University expects the candidate to teach courses at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels in their areas of expertise as well as both introductory and advanced quantitative methods at the graduate level.

Application Procedure

Those interested in this position should:
Complete the online
Applicant Information Survey.  Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email

The application consists of the following: 1) State employment application, 2) Cover letter, 3) Curriculum Vitae, 4) Research Statement, 5) Teaching Statement, 6) copies of up to 3 writing samples, and 7) a minimum of three letters of recommendation.  Alternatively, you may submit items 1-7 to the departmental address or fax below.

Chair, Sociology Faculty Search

Department of Sociology

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY 11794-4356

We will give primary consideration to all applications received by December 15, 2019, although we will continue to accept applications after that date.

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Deadline: 12/15/2019

Location: Stony Brook University