Brandeis University, Sociology Department

Position ID:Brandeis-SOC-ASSOCPROF [#13915]
Position Title: Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Area: Sociology / Ethnicity and Migration
Appl Deadline:2019/09/15 (posted 2019/06/18, listed until 2019/12/18)
Position Description:    

The Department of Sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor beginning in academic year 2020-2021. This position is subject to budget approval. We seek a scholar whose research focuses on race-ethnicity and migration, with a preference for expertise in Latinx studies. This position is part of several hires which share the goal of strengthening Latin American and Latinx studies at Brandeis. We welcome a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Duties include the teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses in the candidate’s specialty, in addition to core courses in the Department of Sociology. Dissertation advising in the field of Sociology, undergraduate thesis advising, and University and departmental service will also be expected. Candidates must have a PhD in Sociology or a related interdisciplinary field, a proven publication record in journals and/or books from established publishers, and a substantial teaching portfolio. This position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, an article length writing sample, and a teaching portfolio (including teaching evaluations and syllabi). Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and service. Applicants should address at least one of these areas of faculty effort in their cover letter or in a separate statement (up to two pages), indicating how their experiences, interests, commitments, or future goals could promote and build departmental and institutional pluralism, justice, and unity. Only online applications will be accepted. Application materials may be uploaded here: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13915. First consideration will be given to applications received by September 15, 2019. Questions about the position can be directed to: Professor Karen V. Hansen, Search Committee Chair, khansen@brandeis.edu. At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/sociology/
 
Attn: Search Committee Chair
Department of Sociology - MS 071
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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