Assistant Professor, John Hopkins University


The Department of Sociology at the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Sociology and Latin American Studies beginning as early as July 1, 2017. Areas of specialization within the Sociology of Latin America are open; however, we are particularly interested in candidates who would widen and deepen our strengths in the fields of comparative sociology, historical sociology, world‐systems analysis, and/or global social change and development. The successful candidate will hold a tenure-track appointment in Sociology and also will be affiliated with the Program in Latin American Studies. Experience in research, teaching and professional service should be commensurate with that expected in a research‐intensive University in which there is a strong commitment to instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Please submit a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, research and teaching statements, and three letters of reference online at . Questions may be directed to the chair of the Sociology Department, Professor Beverly Silver ( Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017 and continue until the search is completed. Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant. The Department of Sociology and the Program in Latin American Studies are committed to hiring candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.