Tenure-track Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi

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University of Mississippi–The Department of Sociology and Anthropology (www.olemiss.edu/depts/soc_anth/) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociology starting Fall 2014.  We seek a sociologist of proven teaching and research ability in the area of social stratification.

We are seeking a candidate who utilizes an intersectional approach to social inequalities and can complement the strengths of our current faculty. We welcome applications from candidates using qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies.  Our Department offers the B.A. and M.A.in sociology. Ph.D. (or ABD status) is required at the time of application. Candidates should have an active program of scholarly research and a strong commitment to excellence in the classroom.

Interested candidates should apply online at https://jobs.olemiss.edu by submitting a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, outline of research program, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness in the classroom including interest in or experience with on line or distance learning. Use the appropriate links to attach these materials to the on-line application.

Three confidential letters of recommendation should be mailed to Professor John Green c/o The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, 103 Leavell Hall, The University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677.

The position will be open until filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ ADEA employer.