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Associate Professor in Sociology

Posted: 10/6/2016 (Employment)

The Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences, Washington State University in Pullman, WA invites applications for a permanent full-time tenure-track 9-month academic appointment position as the William Julius Wilson Distinguished Professor.  The rank will be at the advanced Associate or Professor level and begin on August 16, 2017.

Job duties: Conduct independent research leading to publication, secure external grant funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sociology, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the occupant of the position will be expected to contribute to University and Departmental governance through service on appropriate committees, and to serve the university, profession, state, and national communities in ways appropriate to training and rank.

Job requirements: earned a doctoral degree in Sociology or closely related field, conduct research in inequality and health, have an excellent record of research, have a track-record and potential for continued extramural funding, demonstrated teaching ability and prepared to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications: Submit: 1) A cover letter describing research, teaching, and grant history, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) three examples of scholarly work, and 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 5) names and contact information for three references. The application materials must be submitted online at: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Chair of the Search Committee, 509-335-4595 or

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Deadline: 11/15/2016

Location: Washington State University