The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Bucknell University invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track position in Sociology beginning in August of 2017. The substantive area is open, with a preference for candidates whose research focuses on comparative historical sociology, economic sociology, or social movements. Applicants must have a PhD or be ABD in Sociology by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Introduction to Sociology, Sociological Methods or Theory, and both introductory and advanced courses in her or his area/s of specialization. We will consider candidates with methodological expertise in either qualitative or quantitative methods (or mixed approaches).
To apply, please submit a cover letter addressing research interests and teaching philosophy, a Curriculum Vitae, a sample of scholarly writing, sample syllabi, course evaluations, and the names and contact information for three references. All materials must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/35905. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national university where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music complement each other. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America’s best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
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