Harvard University — Tenured Professor in Sociology

TENURED PROFESSOR IN SOCIOLOGY 

Harvard University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
Cambridge, MA 

Position Description: The Department of Sociology seeks to appoint a tenured professor in social inequality, especially ethno-racial inequality. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2023. The professor will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Basic Qualifications: Candidates are required to have a doctorate. 

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching, advising, and research is desired. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, University, and wider scholarly community. 

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Applications must be submitted no later than September 29, 2022. 

  1. Cover letter 
  2. Curriculum Vitae 
  3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices) 
  4. Research statement 
  5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas. 
  6. Attestation and Acknowledgment form
  7. Authorization form 

Harvard University is committed to fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive and experience a sense of inclusion and belonging. Community members are encouraged to model our values of integrity, responsible mentorship, equity, and excellence no matter where they are. 

To support this commitment to our values of inclusion and excellence, the external finalist for this position will be required to complete a conduct questionnaire – specifically regarding findings of violation, on-going formal complaint investigations, or formal complaint investigations that did not conclude due to the external finalist’s departure concerning: harassment or discrimination, retaliation, sexual misconduct, bullying or intimidating/abusive behavior, unprofessional relationship, or misconduct related to scholarship, research, teaching, service, or clinical/patient care. 

Harvard will also make conduct inquiries to current and former employers of the external finalist regarding such misconduct. To facilitate these inquiries, Harvard requires all external applicants for this position to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to release information for external applicants” as part of their application. If an external applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and, as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. 

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status. 

Contact Information: Orlando Patterson, Search Committee, Department of Sociology, khue_nguyen@fas.harvard.edu

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