Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning in the Fall 2020 term. The Department prefers scholars whose research focuses on health and/or family and the life course. The successful candidate will expand the instructional curriculum, teach undergraduate and advanced graduate statistics courses, and enthusiastically mentor graduate students. Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and to provide service to the Department, University, and the discipline. Applicants must show strong potential for publications, and if working in a fundable area of scholarship, for external grant funding. Scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Sociology has a research-active faculty, approximately 60 Master’s and PhD students, and requires a 2/2 teaching load. Close ties with faculty in the Schools of Law, Public Health, Management, Nursing, Architecture and Planning, Engineering, and Social Work facilitate cross-disciplinary research. Interdisciplinary campus entities, such as the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy and the Research and Education in eNergy, Environment, and Water Institute (RENEW), offer additional opportunities for research collaborations. The University at Buffalo is a member of the American Association of Universities and has approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 10,000 graduate and professional students.

Applicants must have a PhD by the time of appointment. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing research and teaching interests including anticipated courses, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and one writing sample at Inquiries should be sent to Professor Ashley Barr, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, 430 Park Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260 (or Review of dossiers will begin February 15 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.