Posting Summary: The Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek candidates specializing in areas of health and society, crime/punishment/law, race and ethnicity, cities, or sociology of the Global South. We are especially, though not only, interested in candidates whose work in any of these areas addresses non-Western societies.
Review of applications will begin October 3, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2017, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017. Applicants must be on track to receive a PhD in the relevant field by May 2017 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.
To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0619430 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda, statement of teaching philosophy, a C.V., a writing sample (attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references.
Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to: Ms. Katherine Shiflett, Sociology Business Administrator, 434-924-6509, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.