Assistant Professor

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Assistant Professor

Appointment Type:

Tenured/Tenure Track

Salary Range:

Dependent on Qualifications

Full-time/Part-time:

Full-Time Permanent

Vacancy ID:

FAC0003295

Posting Open Date:

10/08/2020

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Proposed Start Date:

07/01/2021

Position Summary:

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is recruiting up to six outstanding tenure track faculty to deepen and expand research and teaching related to racial equity, in parallel with two searches that address historical aspects of American slavery. We seek highly talented faculty whose research and teaching will make transformative contributions to the major themes of 1) Health, Wellness, and Equity in Communities of Color and 2) Black and Indigenous Families and Communities, with a preferred emphasis on U.S. populations. Searches in the departments of Biology, Communication, Economics, Exercise and Sport Science, Psychology & Neuroscience, and Sociology will contribute to this initiative. Across these searches, we aspire to recruit faculty who are doing innovative, intersectional, and high impact work that will diversify and enhance our research, teaching, and public outreach missions.

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to start as early as July 1, 2021, pending approval. We are seeking candidates who have research and teaching interests in the area of race and racism, and we prefer candidates whose work addresses questions related to health and equity and/or Black and Indigenous families and communities.

Educational Requirements:

PhD is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

Successful candidates must exhibit a record of strong and innovative research and show potential for excellence in teaching. The Department of Sociology and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are committed to a culture of inclusive excellence as a core value. We expect our faculty and staff to actively contribute to fostering an academic workplace climate that is welcoming and supportive for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, a statement on contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, up to three writing samples, and a list of four references through UNC’s online recruitment system. Please use the “Other Document” attachment to provide the teaching statement, a statement on contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but our review of applications will begin on November 9, 2020.

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/9/2020
Application Due: 11/30/2020
Work Type: Full Time
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