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Assistant Professor, Sociology

Posted: 10/12/2018 (Employment)


The Department of Sociology at Temple University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2019 who does research in one or more of the following areas: urban, race and ethnicity, gender, health, public policy, and globalization. Preference will be given to those who do research in more than one of these areas.  The faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods, as well as specialized and advanced courses in their area(s) of interest. We welcome scholars who use either qualitative or quantitative methods.  Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia.  The College of Liberal Arts is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University academic success and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research statement, samples of written work, and a statement of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy. Three confidential letters of reference are also required.  Temple University and the Department of Sociology are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in hiring.  Candidates are invited to reflect on their potential contributions to this goal in their cover letter.  Applications must be received by November 1, 2018 to receive full consideration. Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome applicants from underrepresented groups.


Ph.D. in Sociology or a related social science field.

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Deadline: 11/01/2018

Location: Temple University