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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC697
Advertised Title Assistant Professor of Sociology
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 002907
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department Sociology
Position Summary

The Sociology Department at the University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure track faculty position to be filled at the Assistant Professor rank. Employment begins August 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology no later than August 2018. Areas of specialization are open, but the ability to teach core sociology courses in social theory or contribute to departmental expertise in social inequality will be considered a plus.

Applications must be made on-line at Please upload a letter of application which includes teaching interests and research plans, a curriculum vita, publications or samples of written work (up to a maximum of 3 items), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three professional references. Screening will begin November 15, 2017 and may continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will join an exciting and growing department in a dynamic urban university. The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

Minimum Position Qualifications

Ph.D. in Sociology

Special Conditions
Posting Date 10/20/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Commensurate with education and experience
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

Your cover letter should address your teaching interests and research plans. When uploading samples of your written work, you may use the “article reprint” options or “other document” options. Please submit no more than 3 samples of your written work.

Instructions to Applicant regarding references

Please submit the names and email addresses for at least 3 references who can speak to your qualifications for this position.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References List
  4. Article Reprint 1
Optional Documents
  1. Article Reprint 2
  2. Article Reprint 3
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Other Document 3
  6. Other Document 4
  7. Unofficial Transcript