Tenure Track Position at University of Washington

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The Department of Sociology at the University of Washington invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor who specializes in the sociological study of race and ethnicity. The Department of Sociology is located on the Seattle campus of the University of Washington. We are a collaborative and generous scholarly community with an outstanding track record of mentoring junior scholars and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Members of the department are involved in numerous successful cross-department and interdisciplinary initiatives and research activities, and we have durable ties to the Department of Law, Societies and Justice, the West Coast Poverty Center, UW’s NIH- funded center for population studies (CSDE), the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences, the eScience Institute, UW’s Population Health Initiative, the Jackson School of International Studies, the QUAL Initiative, the Department of Statistics, and the Schools of Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Both the University of Washington and the Department of Sociology are committed to creating a community that embraces and benefits from the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

QUALIFICATIONS: Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to: research interests that complement other areas of departmental and university strength, including (but not limited to) criminology, health, data science, gender, social movements, or education; potential to develop a strong record of scholarly accomplishment; effective undergraduate teaching and graduate training; and active engagement with professional, university, and community life. The successful candidate should have a PhD or foreign equivalent in Sociology or a related field by the start of the appointment.

APPLICATION. Please see this announcement on interfolio for details about how to apply.  Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2020.  For questions, please contact Fatema Mookhtiar (fatemakm@uw.edu) or search committee Chair Sarah Quinn (slquinn@uw.edu).

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