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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Posted: 10/17/2017 (Employment)

The Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology to begin August 15, 2018. Applications received by October 29, 2017 are assured full consideration although recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Requirements for this position include 1) a PhD in Sociology or a related field; 2) a strong research agenda that focuses on organizations, occupations, and work; 3) commitment to teaching in a diverse environment; and 4) potential to secure external funding. Ideally, strong candidates’ research will incorporate a micro-level component. This may include, as examples, workplace inequality and diversity, intra-organizational processes, organizational culture, teams and groups, and other related topics.

The Department of Sociology offers the BA and MA in Sociology, and department faculty are core members of interdisciplinary PhD programs in Organizational Science, Public Policy, Health Psychology, Health Services Research, or Public Health. For additional information about our department, visit our website at The successful candidate will have a tenure home in the Department of Sociology and will serve as a core faculty member in the Organizational Science Doctoral Program. More information on the Organizational Science Doctoral Program is available at

Please apply on-line at (position #7536) and include your curriculum vita, a writing sample, contact information for references, and a statement about teaching (graduate and undergraduate) and research. Please ask your references to email their letters to with the subject “SEARCH.” As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, UNC Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how they address diversity and inclusion while teaching and conducting research. Applicants are subject to criminal background check.

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Deadline: 10/29/2017

Location: University of North Carolina at Charlotte