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Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor

Job no: 506280
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Sociology
Date opened: 02 Sep 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 15 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

Department of Sociology
University of Massachusetts Boston

Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor starting September 1, 2021. Candidates are expected to have research and teaching strengths in one or more of the following areas: quantitative research methods and statistics, criminology, health/mental health, or race/ethnicity.

With a Carnegie classification of “Doctoral University/Higher Research Activity,” UMass Boston offers faculty the opportunity to teach and conduct research in a vibrant and diverse urban setting. The department has approximately 800 undergraduate majors in sociology, social psychology, and criminology/criminal justice, a Master’s Program in Applied Sociology, a Graduate Certificate Program in Survey Methodology, and a PhD Program in Sociology. Additional information about the Department can be found at http://www.umb.edu/academics/cla/sociology.

The appointment requires completion of the doctoral degree in Sociology or a closely related discipline no later than 8/31/21. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded program of research as well as teach courses in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Application instructions:

Review of candidates will begin on October 15, 2020. Submit online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching and research, and no more than three samples of publications and other writing (additional materials may be requested following an initial screening).

Applications close: 15 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time




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