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Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Sociology

Clark University, Department of Sociology
Job Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Sociology
Job Location: Worcester , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Sociology
Clark University

Founded in 1887, Clark is a teaching and research university located in Worcester, Massachusetts.  The University’s mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort.  

Clark University’s Department of Sociology invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship focusing on social movements and collective behavior that begins August 2018. We are an undergraduate department committed to mentoring junior faculty and welcome applications from candidates who can also teach our required course on classical sociology theory and contribute to other parts of our core curriculum including sociology of gender, race, globalization or development.


Job Requirements

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Sociology completed at the time of the appointment.

Further information about the department is available at Clark University is situated on an urban campus 40 miles west of Boston. 

The position would be affiliated with Clark’s newly created Center for Race, Gender and Area Studies (CGRAS). 

Clark is embarked on the creation of a liberal arts curriculum that emphasizes interdisciplinary, project-based work, hands-on teaching and community engagement.  Candidates particularly adept and enthusiastic about these innovations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applicants should send a vita and letter of application describing their research and teaching interests, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent, submitted either electronically to or by hard copy to Dr. Shelly Tenenbaum, Chair, Department of Sociology, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610-1477. 

Formal screening of applications will begin on October 1, 2017.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value.  We believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention.

Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.

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