Pitzer College — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Sociology

Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociology with teaching responsibilities to include Quantitative Research Methods, Qualitative Research Methods, and Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. Additional preferred areas of expertise would also include: family, immigration, and/or crime. We particularly invite scholars who are interested in issues pertaining to communities of color, and can cross-list courses with Africana Studies.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a potential for excellence in teaching and research as well as experience and/or interest in community-based civic engagement and participatory research. Ph.D. expected by the time of appointment. Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research and Engagement.

To view the full position description and apply, please visit  https://pitzer.peopleadmin.com/postings/818. Deadline: September 15, 2016.

About Pitzer College
Pitzer College — a private, undergraduate, coeducational college of the liberal arts and sciences — is consistently ranked among the best such colleges in the country. Located in Claremont, California, a city about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Pitzer is a member of The Claremont Colleges consortium and benefits from the shared resources of seven institutions.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
Pitzer College adheres to both the letter and the spirit of Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, medical condition, or veteran status, in the administration of its admission policies, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other College-administered programs, and employment policies. Pitzer strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.