The Department of Sociology at Tufts University is accepting applications for an assistant or associate professor. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in sociology by Sept 1, 2009. Applications Due: Nov. 30, 2008.
TUFTS UNIVERSITY FULL-TIME ASSOCIATE OR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR -- Review of the applications will begin November 30, 2008, and continue until the position is filled.
Immigration, transnational communities, and globalization; OR Social inequalities and social change; OR Media, culture, and society The Department of Sociology is accepting applications for an assistant or associate professor position to begin Fall 2009. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in sociology by September 1, 2009; a strong record or promise of publications; excellent teaching evaluations; potential for extramurally funded research; and a willingness to serve as department chair in the future. Candidates' research and teaching should be in one of three broad areas: immigration, transnational communities, and globalization; social inequalities and social change; and media, culture, and society. Candidates must be committed to teaching the highly motivated and diverse student body. The usual teaching load is two courses per semester. The successful applicant will be the ninth member of the department. Tufts University is categorized as a Research University/Very High Research Activity (RU/VH), is consistently ranked in the top thirty universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report, and is located in the vibrant intellectual community of Boston. Send a letter about qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, the names of at least three references for candidates applying at the associate level or at least three letters of reference for those applying at the assistant level, a sample of published work, and a statement of your teaching philosophy to: Professor John E. Conklin, Chair; Department of Sociology; Eaton Hall 115; 5 The Green; Tufts University; Medford, MA 02155.