Washington University in St. Louis — Assistant or Associate Professor of Sociology

The Department of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor position in community and urban sociology, broadly defined. This might include research on policing and criminal justice; race/ethnicity; immigration, and educational, health, political, and/or economic inequalities. We seek candidates who, as part of their research program, will contribute to the development of an ambitious multi-method project adopting Du Boisian perspectives to examine the economic, political, occupational, and other social determinants of inequality in and beyond the St. Louis region.

Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. in sociology or related field, or else complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by July 1, 2023. Candidates must have an active research agenda and a commitment to excellent teaching. Candidates for the rank associate professor should have an outstanding teaching, service, and publication record commensurate with tenure at that rank. Duties include research for scholarly publication, teaching, student advising, and participation in department and university service. Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and strong candidates will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. Washington University and the Department of Sociology especially encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented and minority groups. Salary, teaching requirements, and research support will be highly competitive.

Application Instructions
Apply via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/110331)

The search committee will consider applications until the search is closed, but applications should be received by September 15, 2022, to ensure full consideration. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, names and contact information for three references, and two writing samples. Applications and supporting materials should be submitted electronically via Interfolio.

If applicants have questions about the application process, they should contact Opal Anderson at opal@wustl.edu or call the department at (314) 935-8660.

Employment eligibility verification is required upon hire.