Florida State University — Tenure Track / Tenured Faculty, Sociology / African American Studies

The Department of Sociology (http://coss.fsu.edu/sociology) and FSU’s African American Studies Program (http://coss.fsu.edu/aas) invite applications for a tenure track or tenured faculty member, effective August 2017. The position is open with respect to specialization, and the candidate’s doctoral degree may be in Sociology or African American Studies. We are especially interested in candidates who will build on department strengths in inequalities and social justice, health and aging, and demography. Applications should show evidence of scholarship and teaching with respect to African Americans or the African diaspora. Teaching duties will include at least one course per year in the African American Studies undergraduate curriculum.

Applicants should submit a letter of application indicating their relevant research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. These materials should be submitted in PDF format to sociology@fsu.edu. Questions about the search may be directed to the Chair of Sociology (jrreynolds@fsu.edu) or the Director of the African American Studies Program (pmason@fsu.edu). Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Florida State University is a Carnegie Foundation-classified Research I institution. Among its 42,000 students are 8,500 graduate students pursuing over 200 programs of study. Tallahassee is Florida’s capital city, with a metropolitan population of over 375,000. Its principal employers are state government and three higher education institutions, including an HBCU. Florida State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we strongly encourage racial/ethnic minority applicants to apply.