Sociology, Assistant or Associate Professor

Posted: 08/16/17 | SHARE:


The Department of Sociology at the University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applications for a tenure track position to begin Fall 2018 at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  Candidates must have a primary area of specialization in Urban Sociology. Senior scholars must possess an established record of productive, externally funded research; junior scholars are expected to demonstrate the potential for excellence in research, including pursuit of external funding.  Successful candidates will also exhibit a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and service.



  • Ph.D. by September 1, 2018 from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization required by date of appointment
  • The area of specialization is Urban Sociology.
  • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant or Associate Professor, with competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Start Date: September 1, 2018

A review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • CV
  • Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
  • Applicants will be asked to provide names and contact information for three references. 

Special Note: Once applications have been initially screened for appropriate area, candidates will receive notification of how to submit three letters of reference through Interview Exchange.  Finalists will be asked to provide research, teaching and service statements.  Questions should be addressed to: Glenn Deane, Chair, Department of Sociology at

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