Assistant Professor, Brown University

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Brown University

Assistant Professor in Sociology

Location: Providence, RI

The Brown University Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Sociology, to begin July 1, 2018, whose scholarship is in the area of social inequality broadly defined. We are especially excited about scholars who complement other areas of strength in the Department, and whose work contributes toward the larger discipline of sociology. Candidate will also be evaluated in terms of how their work can contribute to the goals outlined in Brown University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction ( A successful candidate must be engaged in a research program with the potential to influence his/her field, demonstrate the intention to obtain external funding, and demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising.


All candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter describing research completed and planned, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a short writing sample, and (4) a teaching statement. Candidates should have three letters of reference sent at the time of the application. To receive full consideration applications must be received by October 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed. Brown is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and women and minorities are enthusiastically encouraged to apply here: