Category Archives: Sociology

Bucknell University Assistant Professorship in Environmental Studies

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Teaching responsibilities include courses in specialties such as such as race, culture & environment, sustainable cities, or environments & identities; community-based and/or local student research; community and qualitative research design”; “Ph.D. required by time of appointment in an environmentally relevant field with specialties in the social sciences or humanities such as: Africana, ethnic, gender, or Indigenous studies; critical race studies; environmental or community sociology or anthropology; community-level international development or political ecology; social/urban geography or urban anthropology; or community health.”

URL: http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/493780/assistant-or-associate-professor-in-environmental-studies-with-a-focus-on-race-identity-and-community

Mount Holyoke Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: October 2

Length: Tenure track

Comments: ” We especially encourage applicants with an interest in the comparative study of race and ethnicity, inequality, culture, globalization, organizations, or law to apply. The Department seeks a candidate with experience in quantitative methods.”

URL: https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=541

Providence College Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: September 30

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The successful candidate must show evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and publication in the area of Social Theory. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in W.E.B. Du Bois, critical race theory and intersectionality and/or economic sociology. As our student body, and sociology majors in particular, grow increasingly diverse, we have a strong preference for publicly engaged scholarship, and candidates with interests in student-centered pedagogical and mentoring practices.”

URL: https://careers.providence.edu/postings/1770

Williams College Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Length: Tenure-track (beginning 2018-19)

Comments: “Areas of scholarly inquiry are open, with a particular interest in candidates whose research agenda includes: the intersections of work, culture, and the economy; law; education; medical sociology; migration and citizenship; social movements; race and inequality, and/or whose research has a regional or comparative focus on Africa, Latin America or the EU.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40974

Vanderbilt University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Public Theology and Racial Justice

Deadline: March 1

Length: 3 years

Comments: ”

This is a unique postdoctoral training opportunity to work with the Collaborative whose chief aim is to harness the power of public theology to engage a wide public in examining and critiquing existing social practices and cultural understandings through the lens of our respective religious insights with the ultimate goal of fostering multiracial interreligious networks that are dedicated to working toward imagining and building a just society for all via education, media, and activism.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000352484-01

American Philosophical Society Center for Native American and Indigenous Research Fellowship

Deadline: February 1

Length: 12 months

Comments: “Applicants’ research must pertain to Native American history, anthropology, linguistics, cultural revitalization, and related fields”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/31859

Kent State University Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: January 17 (posted on HigherEdJobs 1/13/17)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “WE SEEK SCHOLARS WHOSE RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS ARE IN INEQUALITY WITH STRONG INTEREST IN RACE, IMMIGRATION AND MIGRATION.”

URL: https://jobs.kent.edu/postings/11911

California State University Assistant Professorship in African Studies

Deadline: January 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates with “primary research interests that emphasize Western or Central African culture on the continent or in the African Diaspora, including Latin America and the Caribbean.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176415670&Title=African%20Studies%20%2D%20Assistant%20Professor

University of St. Thomas Term Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: February 1

Length: Non-tenure track; renewable up to 5 years

Comments: “The position involves teaching the department’s quantitative statistics courses, as well as upper level courses in areas such as race and ethnicity, social stratification, or family studies.”

URL: https://facultyemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/2702/assistant-professor-of-sociology/job