Mellon Endowed Chair in Sociology, University of Pittsburgh

Mellon Endowed Chair in Sociology. The Sociology Department at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications to fill the Mellon Endowed Chair in Sociology. The position is a tenured faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor and will begin in the 2024-2025 academic year, pending budgetary approval.

buying Aurogra online without prescription In filling this chair, the Department seeks candidates with extraordinary credentials in research, teaching, and mentorship. Substantive areas are open. We are especially keen to attract a scholar whose research and teaching employ civically engaged, participatory, and/or public sociology of social change. We welcome scholars engaged in these approaches in local, regional, global, or comparative contexts. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in sociology or a related discipline, a significant record of publications, and a demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality instruction, contribute to an inclusive climate, and attract and retain a diverse student body.

Sociology is a Ph.D.-granting department and is home to active and vibrant scholars with strengths in social movements; politics & culture; global, comparative, and area studies research; race, gender, sexualities, intersectionality, and other systems of inequality; and environment. The Department benefits from numerous synergies with other units on campus, including the University Center for International Studies, a world-renowned, multidisciplinary institute housing centers for area studies and for topical specializations in international studies; the University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR); the Center for Race and Social Problems; the World History Center; and the Gender Inequality Research Lab (GIRL). The Department also benefits from collaborations that reach beyond the University, such as the Collaboratory against Hate Research and Action Center. The City of Pittsburgh frequently tops “most livable city” rankings thanks to its numerous social and cultural offerings and relatively low cost of living.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants can apply online at Home | Talent Center: Careers at Pitt | University of Pittsburgh. Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, diversity statement, and contact information (full name, title, and email) for the three people providing reference letters for you.

Please direct applicant inquiries to Professor Melanie M. Hughes, Search Committee Chair,

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

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