Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor Of Sociology

Posted: 11/17/2019 (Employment)

The Department of Sociology at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank, to begin in August 2020. The ideal candidate will be a broadly trained sociologist who can contribute to the research and teaching of the department and reinforce our expanding quantitative and urban sociology emphasis areas. Areas of scholarly research and teaching might include but are not limited to, introductory sociology and social theory, quantitative social science research and methods, urban sociology, GIS, and demography.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time of appointment. 

Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining a rigorous problem-focused, community-based, grant-funded research agenda, teaching two to three courses per semester (depending on research productivity), supervising undergraduate student research, and participating in departmental and faculty governance. The position is an academic (9- month), tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter outlining qualifications and interests, and a CV, Applicants also should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Larry Irons, Sociology Dept., 574 Clark Hall, One University Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63121. Review of applications will begin on December 15th and will continue until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is August 2020.  Inquiries and nominations, and letters of recommendation can be sent to Dr. Irons at The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Deadline: 12/15/2019

Location: University of Missouri-Saint Louis