Open-Rank, Open-Search Position, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Campus


The Pennsylvania State University

Department of Sociology and Criminology

Assistant/Associate/Professor of Sociology
The Department of Sociology and Criminology at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, invites applications for a tenure-line position in the sociology department to begin August, 2017. The rank and area of specialty are open. Candidates should have a strong publication record and a commitment to securing external funding and teaching and mentoring students. Junior candidates must have completed their Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Information regarding the department can be found at:

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, the names of three references, and other supporting materials electronically at   Review of applications will begin September 15, 2016, and continue until an appropriate candidate is found.

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