Department: Sociology and Anthropology
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Sociology
The George Mason University Department of Sociology and Anthropology (soan.gmu.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning August 2017. The department seeks outstanding candidates with expertise in urban sociology and globalization studies. (Consideration will also be given to candidates with additional expertise in the following substantive areas: race, migration and/or sustainability. We are open to methodological approach.)
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
This position provides the hire with the opportunity to complement or expand the current research portfolio of The Center for Social Science Research (cssr.gmu.edu/), and/or the Institute for Immigration Research (iir.gmu.edu/), to teach courses for the Global Affairs Program (globalaffairs.gmu.edu/); and to collaborate with any of a number of working groups within the Center for Global Studies, such as the Cities and Globalization Working Group (citiesandglobalization.org/).
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology expects the successful candidate to contribute to the department's specialty area in globalization. The incumbent will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, and be prepared to teach substantive and methodological courses at the undergraduate as well as graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) levels. The teaching responsibility is two courses per semester.
A Ph.D. in sociology is required by the date of appointment. The incumbent must have a well-defined and empirically grounded research agenda that addresses matters of public consequence. The department seeks outstanding candidates with expertise in urban sociology and globalization studies. (Consideration will also be given to candidates with additional expertise in the following substantive areas: race, migration and/or sustainability. We are open to methodological approach.)
The department is interested in candidates who can demonstrate potential for acquiring external support for this research.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8622z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of interest, CV, research articles and/or other samples of published work (in the field labeled “Other Doc”), and a list of three professional references with contact information whom the department may contact for letters of reference.
Any questions should be directed to the Chair of the Sociology Search Committee, Professor John Dale at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin after October 3, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.