Open-Rank Position, University of Pennsylvania

The Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for one open rank tenure-track faculty position in the areas of Culture and Interaction, with an emphasis in Economic Sociology, and/or Sociology of Education, with an emphasis on Race and Ethnicity. We seek a methodologically and substantively diverse applicant pool. Applications are encouraged from candidates with expertise in the study of one or both areas. We seek candidates who are committed both to undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as research on these topics. Interested candidates should apply online at Submit a letter of application, CV, two writing samples, and research and teaching statements. Applications for an Assistant Professor position should also include the contact information of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit letters to the website. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The Department of Sociology is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.