Job Description Summary:
The Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of family and gender. We seek a methodologically and substantively diverse applicant pool. Applications are encouraged from candidates with expertise in the study of gender and family processes as well as their intersection with social stratification and inequality, race and ethnic relations, work and occupations, or education. We seek candidates who are committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching in topics related to the family and gender. Interested candidates should apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/929 . Submit a letter of application, CV, two writing samples, research and teaching statements, and contact information for three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Sociology is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Job Type: Full-Time, Tenure Track
Affirmative Action Statement:
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