Assistant Professor, Syracuse University

Syracuse University. The Department of Sociology in the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall, 2017. We seek a scholar with a strong background and interest in African American/Black American issues, with emphasis on qualitative methods.

Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to other strengths in the sociology department as well as to Maxwell School-wide priorities. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related discipline by the time of appointment and must show success in or a strong promise of scholarly achievement and productivity, as well as a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. Faculty members have the opportunity to affiliate with one of the Maxwell School’s research institutes or a number of other interdisciplinary centers and programs. For full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by September 15.

For consideration, interested candidates must apply at by completing a brief faculty application. Candidates must attach a letter of interest, vita, teaching statement, and one publication or writing sample on line. In addition, candidates must ask three people to submit letters of reference by September 15. Candidates will be notified if additional letters are needed.

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law.