Georgia Institute of Technology, School of History and Sociology

Position ID:GaTech-HSOC-SOCPROF [#11427]
Position Title: Associate/Assistant Professor of Sociology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map]
Subject Area: Sociology
Appl Deadline:2018/09/14 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/07/13, finished 2019/06/23, listed until 2019/01/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The School of History and Sociology at Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We are especially interested in applications in sociology of technology or sociology of science, with a preference for sociology of technology. Candidates whose work includes areas outside the United States are encouraged to apply.

The position will begin in August 2019.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. completed by the time of appointment and an established research trajectory that fits with the mission of the school. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching and will be expected to contribute to the school's undergraduate and graduate programs.

Review of applications will begin September 14 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, writing samples, and three letters of reference through Members of the search committee will be at the ASA meeting in Philadelphia and available to meet with individuals interested in the position through the ASA employment service.

The School of History and Sociology (HSOC) is a department within the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts (IAC), and serves as the primary home for the disciplines of history and sociology at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). HSOC is committed to outstanding teaching and research. Research areas in HSOC include science, technology, and medicine; race, inequality, and social justice; sports and society; cities; agriculture and the environment; politics and power. HSOC offers a B.S. degree in History, Technology and Society, as well as undergraduate minors and certificates in social justice, STS (science, technology and society), African American studies, Asian Affairs, and others. The graduate program grants M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in History and Sociology of Technology and Science. For more information about the School of History and Sociology, please visit

Georgia Tech is one of the leading research universities in the USA. It was recently ranked #7 among the best public universities in the U.S. according to U.S. News and World Report. Georgia Tech's beautiful 400-acre, tree-lined campus is located in the heart of Atlanta. Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer whose academic core mission is based on the principles of inclusion, equity, diversity, and justice. Members of historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
School of History and Sociology
221 Bobby Dodd Way
Old Civil Engineering Building
Atlanta, GA 30332-0225

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