Lehigh University, Sociology and Anthropology

Position ID:Lehigh-Sociology and Anthropology-AAFPS [#25476]
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Sociology
Starting Date:2024/08/15
Appl Deadline:2023/10/20 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2023/08/28, finished 2024/04/15)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Department of Sociology & Anthropology (https://socanthro.cas.lehigh.edu) is seeking an advanced Associate or Full professor to fill the position of Lucy G. Moses Endowed Chair Distinguished Professor of Sociology, effective Fall 2024. The area of specialization is open, but we are looking for a candidate who will complement our department’s existing strengths. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Sociology. 

The selected candidate is expected to carry a standard teaching load of 2/2, maintain an active program of research, and engage in university and departmental service commensurate with their seniority. 

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has 15 faculty members and offers undergraduate majors in anthropology and sociology. Department faculty are active researchers and dedicated teachers who collaborate in a variety of interdisciplinary academic programs. 

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. 

Candidates should submit the following to Academic Jobs Online: 1) a cover letter that includes a section on how the candidate would contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment at Lehigh University, 2) statements of research interests and teaching effectiveness (one statement for each), and 3) a curriculum vitae. Please do not submit additional materials at this time. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Applications must be completed by October 20, 2023 to receive full consideration. Questions concerning the position should be directed to Dr. Danielle Lindemann, Search Committee Chair, at djl315@lehigh.edu. 

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. 

Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. ;

Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance 

Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty: https://provost.lehigh.edu/resources/faculty-dual-career-assistance-program/dual-career-guidelines.

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Lehigh University
31 Williams Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015