Assistant/Associate Professor

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Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Department Name 14205-Sociology
Position Number 0080581
Position Details

Assistant or Associate Professor of Sociology. The Sociology Department at the University of Pittsburgh seeks to fill a position at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. We are looking for candidates who are a good fit with our departmental strengths in the areas of social movements, politics, and culture, but who also help us to expand our range of expertise. In particular, we are looking for candidates with research interests in one or more of the following areas: race, culture, and urban sustainability. Please write a cover letter that describes your research and teaching interests and tells us how you will both fit into our department and expand its expertise. The appointment will be at the tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor level and will begin in the fall of 2018, pending budgetary approval. The position will require demonstrable excellence and promise in research and teaching.

Application Process

Applicants can apply online at: Candidates should submit the cover letter of application, CV, a one or two page description of research interests, one article-length sample of research writing, and three letters of reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input an email address, and an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system.

The University of Pittsburgh Is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 07/26/2017
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