ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY
The Department of Sociology of The University of Memphis invites applications for
a tenure track faculty position to be filled at the assistant professor rank. Employment begins August 2011.
Applicants should have a primary specialty in at least one of the departments four
focus areas: (1) social inequality, (2) comparative social change, (3) institutions
and organizations and (4) deviance and social psychology. In addition, ability to teach methods, statistics, or social theory will be considered
a plus. Applicants must complete a PhD in sociology no later than August 2011. We seek candidates
with exceptional commitment to research and teaching.
Applications must be made on-line at https://workforum.memphis.edu/. Please upload a letter of application which includes teaching interests and research
plans, a curriculum vita, publications or samples of written work, evidence of teaching
effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references. Screening
will begin November 1, 2011 and may continue until the position is filled. The successful
candidate will join an exciting and growing department in a dynamic urban university.
The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We
strongly encourage applications from women and racial minorities.