Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies

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Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies

New Orleans, Louisiana
Open Date:
Nov 9, 2020
Close Date:
Mar 15, 2021

The Africana Studies Program and the Department of Sociology at Tulane University invite applications for a tenure-line faculty position, with a specialization in race in the contemporary U.S., at the rank of advanced assistant professor or associate professor with tenure. Appointment to begin July 1, 2021.

The successful candidate will have a tenure home in the Sociology Department, with a joint appointment in the Africana Studies Program, with teaching and service divided equally between the two units. The Department of Sociology specializes in the interdisciplinary study of social inequalities by adopting rigorous qualitative and quantitative methods, and has strong affiliations with other interdisciplinary programs such as Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, and Gender & Sexuality Studies, as well as a dynamic interdisciplinary PhD program, City, Culture, and Community. Tulane’s vibrant Africana Studies Program is comprised of both joint and affiliate faculty drawn from across Tulane’s academic programs and departments and centers the interdisciplinary and global study of Africa and its diasporas. This is an exciting time for growth in Africana Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts has stated a commitment to building the program with more joint faculty positions. Additionally, the School of Liberal Arts has robust support for faculty research and programming across the disciplines. The teaching load is 2-2, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Sociology and Africana Studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.



PhD required at time of appointment.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications begins on Dec. 1 and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, complete applications must arrive by Dec. 7. Required materials include a letter of interest describing qualifications and interest, current CV, and writing sample. Please include the names and contact information for three references and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted upon request. For additional information, applicants can contact Mimi Schippers, Chair of Sociology ([email protected]). 




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Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 2/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time