Tenure Track Position: Ohio University

Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Ohio University
Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ohio University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology with specialization in social inequality and quantitative methodology. Ideal candidates will conduct innovative research in the area of social inequality and be committed to excellence in both undergraduate and graduate teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a foundation course in social inequality and social change, courses in their area of specialization, as well as upper-level and graduate courses in quantitative methods and data analysis. The position start date will be August 2017. To apply online, go to http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/20438 and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as course evaluations and/or peer observations (attached as a combined pdf file under “Other” document type), one sample syllabus, and contact information for three professional references.

A Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field is required by the start date. Review of application materials will begin on October 1, 2016 and the position will remain open until filled. Applications received by October 15, 2016 will receive full consideration. Questions may be directed to Dr. Cindy Anderson, Professor and Search Committee Chair, at andersc2@ohio.edu. All positions require final university approval. Housed in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology (https://www.ohio.edu/cas/socanth/), the Sociology Program consists of 15 full-time faculty, 26 Master’s students, and over 425 undergraduate majors and 65 minors. Cores areas of teaching and research excellence in the department include criminology, social change, and social inequality. Faculty teach two courses per semester and maintain active research programs. Ohio University http://www.ohio.edu) is a Research Extensive institution that serves 23,700 students on a residential campus in Athens, Ohio, a college town seventy-five miles southeast of Columbus, Ohio.

This position provides a competitive salary plus excellent benefits including educational benefits for employee and eligible dependents. Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. We are an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. http://www.ohwpawvherc.org

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