Assistant or untenured Associate Professor of Sociology

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Sep 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Assistant or untenured Associate Professor of Sociology School Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department/Area Sociology Position Description

The Harvard Sociology Department seeks to fill two full-time tenure-track positions as Assistant or untenured Associate Professor of Sociology, beginning fall 2018. The area of specialization is open. We seek candidates with exceptional promise as scholars and teachers to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Substantive areas of research and teaching are open. Teaching duties will include offerings at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as undergraduate thesis advising.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates are required to have Ph.D. by the expected start date.

Additional Qualifications

Candidates should have demonstrated the promise of excellence in both research and teaching.

Special Instructions 

Applicants should submit a dossier including: (1) a vita listing published and unpublished papers, (2) a cover letter, (3) a statement describing current and projected research activities, (4) a statement describing teaching experience and interests, and (5) two or three pieces of written work including at least one dissertation chapter. Please also include names and contact information for three references. All materials, including letters of reference, should be submitted on line. The deadline to submit applications is September 15, 2017.

Contact Information 

Suzanne Ogungbadero
Coordinator of Academic Affairs
Harvard Sociology Department
668 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email saw@wjh.harvard.edu Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 3 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Publication
  6. Publication 2
  7. Dissertation Chapter

Optional Documents

  1. Publication 3