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Faculty Position in Sociology: African American Studies

Posted: 10/10/2016 (Employment)

The Department of Sociology at Florida State University and FSU’s African American Studies Program invite applications for a tenure track or tenured faculty member, effective August 2017. The position is open with respect to specialization, and the candidate’s doctoral degree may be in Sociology or African American Studies. The department is especially interested in candidates who will build on department strengths in inequalities and social justice, health and aging, and demography. Applications should show evidence of scholarship and teaching with respect to African Americans or the African diaspora. Teaching duties will include at least one course per year in the African American Studies undergraduate curriculum.

Applicants should submit a letter of application indicating their relevant research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. These materials should be submitted in PDF format to Questions about the search may be directed to the Chair of Sociology ( or the Director of the African American Studies Program ( Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

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Deadline: 11/01/2016

Location: Florida State University