Assistant or Associate Professor, University of Missouri, Columbia

Department of Sociology & Department of Black Studies

Joint Position

Associate/Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology and the Department of Black Studies invite applications and nominations for a joint tenured/tenure-track position at the level of Associate/Assistant Professor, effective August 2017. The successful candidate’s tenure home will be the Department of Sociology.

We are seeking a scholar whose primary research and teaching interests relate to the study of people of African descent in the United States, Africa, and the African Diaspora. Other areas are open.

The successful candidate must have completed the Ph.D. by the time of appointment, maintain a productive research and publication program, and be expected to teach courses in his or her field within Sociology and Black Studies. Applications from underrepresented minority candidates are especially welcome. Review of applications will begin December 2, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Please apply online at Merge your CV with a brief cover letter and a list of three references and upload the document in the Resume/CV section of the application. Applications should include a statement of current and future research interests and writing samples in the “attachments” portion of the online application system. Contact Human Resource Services at for any questions about the application process.

Further information about the Black Studies Program and Department of Sociology can be found on the following websites: and/or

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.