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Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

Charlottesville

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

  • R0041291
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in gender. We seek a theoretically engaged scholar whose research and teaching focus on gender, sexuality, and related topics. Comparative, global and/or transnational scholarship is also welcome. We particularly value candidates who would contribute to diversifying our faculty.

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the capacity for independent research that contributes to the field, indicate promise of sustained research excellence, and provide evidence of strong teaching and/or mentoring skills. Candidates must hold a PhD or appropriate terminal degree by time of appointment.

For additional information about our dynamic department, please visit https://sociology.as.virginia.edu/ .

Review of applications will begin November 17, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2023 with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2023.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday , and search for R0041291. Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • Cover letter that discusses the candidate’s research agenda and demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations and/or cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture in their work.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Teaching portfolio that includes a pedagogical philosophy statement and two sample syllabi.
  • A chapter-length writing sample.
  • Contact information for three references.


Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive consideration. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'.

Questions about this position should be directed to: Teresa A. Sullivan, President Emerita and University Professor at tas6n@virginia.edu . Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Melanie Sponaugle, Academic Recruiter, at unw5dq@virginia.edu .

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

UVA is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live; outdoors, vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, and laboratory-based research and teaching pursuits working within the collegial work environment are available.

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu .

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ .

For more information on the benefits available to faculty at UVA, visit https://provost.virginia.edu/subsite/faculty-development and hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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