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Sociology Assistant Professor

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Position Title Sociology Assistant Professor
Job Description Summary

The Department of Sociology at Barnard College, Columbia University, invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level beginning July 2018. Fields of specialization are open, but preference will be for candidates with primary research and teaching interests in the areas of social inequality, broadly defined, who employ quantitative or comparative-historical approaches. Teaching responsibilities include Research Methods and an advanced research-intensive seminar. We are especially interested in prospective colleagues who will expand the department’s research and teaching profile and who will promote the College’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Type of Position Faculty
Department Sociology
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Number 2017 -00044- F

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Essential Duties Summary

Teaching responsibilities include Research Methods and an advanced research-intensive seminar.

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Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Open Date 08/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Information

Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence (if available), two writing samples, and names and email addresses for three references who will be asked to upload their letters when the application is complete.

Candidates are also encouraged to include a brief statement detailing their past experiences with, or future plans for, advancing diversity, equity and inclusion through their research, teaching and/or service.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Writing Sample 1
  6. Writing Sample 2
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2