Sociology Tenure Track Position – Fall 2025, Sarah Lawrence College

Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a start date of fall 2025. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests are in Medical Sociology and its intersections with Public Sociology. We are especially interested in applicants who specialize in any two or more of the following areas: Public Health and Health Advocacy; Health Equity and Racial Justice; Sociology of the Body and Disability Studies; Policing and the Law; and Science, Technology, and Society. The candidate’s primary focus should be on the U.S., with an ability to connect to related issues globally.

While this position will be located within Sociology, we encourage applications from individuals with interdisciplinary backgrounds that not only encompass but also extend beyond Sociology. We also welcome candidates with practical experience relevant to the position to apply.

Applications should include the following: Cover letter, curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; 2 sample undergraduate syllabi relevant to the position; a sample of scholarly work; and three letters of reference.

Compensation listed for this position is for a full-time tenure-track faculty position and will be contingent on teaching experience.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or an interdisciplinary program that has strong intersections with the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Salary: $70,000 to $85,000

EEO Statement

Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.

Sarah Lawrence College is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For further information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our website at

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number: F00163P

The position will remain open until filled; review of applications will begin on October 7, 2024.

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