Assistant Professor - SOCIOLOGY: Race and Ethnicity

Medford, MA
Aug 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

SOCIOLOGY: Race and Ethnicity

Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

The Department of Sociology at Tufts University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor specializing in Race and Ethnicity, beginning July 1, 2018. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to connect outside of the department with supportive programs in Africana Studies, Colonialism Studies, Latinx Studies, and/or Asian American Studies. Tufts University is a category I, highly selective research university, located in Boston's vibrant intellectual community. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester.

Qualifications: a Ph.D. in sociology or a related discipline, a demonstrated record of academic research and publication, an active research agenda, excellent teaching skills, and a commitment to teaching highly motivated and diverse undergraduates. Candidates with an interest in and ability to teach quantitative research methods are particularly desirable.

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at Please submit a cover letter stating qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a scholarly writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence or potential. Please have three confidential letters of recommendation uploaded to Interfolio directly by your references.

Review of applications will begin September 18, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Please contact John LiBassi at with any questions.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at


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