Stony Brook University, Sociology Department

810 15409
Position ID:SBU-Sociology Department-ASSTPROF [#15409]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794-4356, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Sociology / Applied Research Methods, Mixed Methods, Statistics, and Data Analysis, Health, Global Inequality, Ethnicity and Migration, Global
Appl Deadline:2019/12/15help popup (posted 2019/11/06)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor

Sociology/IACS


Required Qualifications


Ph.D. in Sociology by August 31, 2020.

 

Research and teaching interests in utilizing the novel data and methodologies from the emergent field of Computational Social Science, e.g. large-scale digital data on social behavior, social network data, data assembled from a variety of historical and contemporary sources, and data from internet experiments. Expertise in the global dimensions of health, migration, and inequality are required.

Responsibilities & Requirements

The ideal applicant will add a distinctive sociological focus to existing interdisciplinary collaborations across the University. The position is a joint appointment with the Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) with the tenure home in Sociology. Stony Brook University expects the candidate to teach courses at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels in their areas of expertise as well as both introductory and advanced quantitative methods at the graduate level.

 

Special Notes

This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

 

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2020.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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Application Procedure


Those interested in this position should:

Complete the online Applicant Information Survey.  Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email oide@stonybrook.edu.

The application consists of the following: 1) State employment application, 2) Cover letter, 3) Curriculum Vitae, 4) Research Statement, 5) Teaching Statement, 6) copies of up to 3 writing samples, and 7) a minimum of three letters of recommendation.  Alternatively, you may submit items 1-7 to the departmental address or fax below.

 

Chair, Sociology Faculty Search

Department of Sociology

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY 11794-4356


We will give primary consideration to all applications received by December 15, 2019, although we will continue to accept applications after that date.

 

Campus Description

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members.  SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute.  Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

               

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/sociology/
email
631-632-7740
 
Sociology Department
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, N 11794-4356

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