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Assistant Professor, Sociology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Sep. 17, 2018
Title Assistant Professor, Sociology
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Sociology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sociology - General

Position Summary

The Department of Sociology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position beginning in the Fall 2019 term. The Department prefers candidates with active research programs in criminology that complement existing Department strengths in the life course, family, urban sociology, health, social inequalities, work and organizations, or the environment. The successful candidate will be expected to expand the undergraduate and graduate curricula in areas within sociology that are associated with criminology and will be enthusiastic about mentoring graduate students. Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and to provide service to the Department, University, and the discipline. Applicants must show strong potential for publications, and if working in a fundable area of scholarship, for external grant funding. Scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Sociology has a research-active faculty, approximately 60 Master’s and PhD students, and requires a 2/2 teaching load. Cross-disciplinary research opportunities are facilitated by close ties with faculty in the Schools of Law, Public Health, Management, Nursing, Architecture and Planning, Engineering, and Social Work. Interdisciplinary research units such as the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy and RENEW, offer additional opportunities for research collaborations. The University at Buffalo is a member of the American Association of Universities and has approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 10,000 graduate and professional students.

Applicants must have a PhD by the time of appointment. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and one writing sample at Inquiries should be sent to Professor Mary Nell Trautner, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, 430 Park Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260 (or Review of dossiers will begin October 15 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal employment, educational opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, familial status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction status.

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Applicants must have a PhD by the time of appointment.

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