University of Pennsylvania Sociology Tenured/Tenure-track Position in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sociology Tenured/Tenure-track Position

Position Type Social/ Behavioral Sciences

Position Description

The Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for one open-specialization position. We are particularly interested in a midcareer scholar, advanced assistant professor stage included, who can contribute to the research and teaching of the department. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, culture, education and inequality, family and gender, media activism, medical sociology, population studies, and race, ethnicity, and immigration. Interested candidates should apply online at Submit a letter of application, CV, two writing samples, and research and teaching statements. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Sociology is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see:

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Position Posting Date 08/01/2018

Closing Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Number 1400

Affirmative Action Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).