Chicago, Illinois
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Sociology invites applications for an early full professor specializing in urban sociology; preference will be given to candidates who focus on cities and spatial inequalities and/or environmental sociology. We are looking for candidates with evidence of active and innovative scholarship as manifest in an ambitious research agenda and/or methodological innovation.

Applications must be submitted online, at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website,, and are required to include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae including the names and contact information for at least three references who may be contacted at a later date; 3) a research and teaching statement, including concrete descriptions of future plans for research and teaching; 4) one or more recently published chapters, articles, or books.

Early application is strongly recommended. Review of applications will begin on October 17th, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled or the search has ended.

Appointment may begin as early as July 1, 2019.