Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology

Tacoma, Pierce County
Jun 27, 2014
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

University of Puget Sound

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology

Job ID:

Comparative Sociology

Full/Part Time:


Faculty Posting Details

Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology; begins fall term 2015.

We seek a Sociologist with expertise in the study of Work, Economy, and Organizations. Along with courses that align with this specialty area, the candidate is expected to teach Introduction to Sociology and Power & Inequality. Preference will be given to candidates who take a global, comparative approach to teaching and research and to candidates who can teach Social Theory and/or Research Methods. The normal teaching load is six courses per year (three courses per semester).

Ph.D in Sociology by time of appointment. We seek a candidate with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education.

Compensation and Benefits:

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit:

Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than October 15, 2014 to ensure consideration. Review of applications will be begin on October 15 and continue until position is filled.

Required Documents:

Please submit curriculum vitae when prompted. Additional documents can be attached within the application before submission. Applications submitted without these documents requested below will not be considered:

• Curriculum vitae
•Letter of Interest
•Teaching statement
•Research statement
•Writing sample
•Teaching evaluations
•Unofficial transcripts
•Three (3) letters of reference. You will prompted to enter the contact information for three (3) reference providers. The system will automatically email these reference providers to request a letter of reference.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry.

About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" ( to learn more about the college.

How to Apply
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As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA


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