Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University

Assistant Professor of Sociology

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

School of Sociology

Louisiana State University

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2017.

Candidates will teach for the Department of Sociology and conduct research in sub-specialty of the primary department.

The LSU Department of Sociology is one of the oldest in the South and has awarded doctoral degrees for 75 years.  LSU is Louisiana’s flagship research university and is the only public Carnegie designated Research Extensive University in the state.  For more information about the department, please visit: www.lsu.edu/sociology.

Required Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Sociology or related field.  Candidates with Ph.D. in hand are preferred, but we will consider those who are close to completion and will finish by the time of appointment.  Specialization in Race/Ethnicity with a quantitative background in order to enhance our existing strength in these areas.  Candidates should show promise of developing a strong record of publications; potential for research funding is also desirable.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.  Application review will begin October 23, 2016, and will continue until a candidate is selected.

Apply online and view a more detailed ad at:  https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/LSU—Baton-Rouge/Assistant-Professor-of-Sociology_R00006445.  Position # R00006445.

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.