Assistant Professor 9 Month Salaried (Sociology) Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
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Department of Sociology at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSPP)
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The Department of Sociology at Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position, effective August 2023 in the area of Demography. The successful candidate must be able to teach demographic methods/techniques and other substantive courses in the Masters of Demography program in the Center for Demography and Population Health.
Interested individuals should demonstrate both an active research agenda and a track record of publishing their work in well-respected peer-reviewed outlets.
The ideal applicant will have a clear strategy for funding their research through external grants. In addition, the candidate will contribute to service work and other undergraduate and graduate coursework in Sociology and Demography that meshes with the faculty member’s expertise and fits the department’s and the Center for Demography and Population Health’s needs.
Florida State University is committed to diversity and inclusion (diversity.fsu.edu). The College of Social Sciences & Public Policy seeks individuals dedicated to excellence in teaching and research with a strong commitment to equity and inclusiveness, reflective of the diversity of our student body. The successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting. We especially encourage applications by individuals from underrepresented groups, with a demonstrated commitment to a culturally and intellectually diverse workplace.
Basic Minimum Qualifications: completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application.
Additional Qualifications: completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent degree requirements by the date of hire. We welcome applicants with expected or completed degrees in Sociology, Demography, or related fields.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Mathew Hauer (search committee chair) at [email protected].
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Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
Applicants are encouraged to read about the department’s areas of concentration: https://coss.fsu.edu/sociology/areas-of-concentration-2/
Applicants should submit a letter of application indicating their relevant research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement indicating commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the names and contact information for three references.
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