The Sociology Department is seeking applications for one or two College Fellows for the 2017-18 academic year.  Areas of specialization are open.  Duties will include teaching two undergraduate electives and a junior tutorial, with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research.  Fellows may also advise and evaluate senior theses.  Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. or an equivalent terminal degree by May 2017.  The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.  Detailed requirements and information, as well as a link to the online application, are available at https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7376.  Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by March 1, 2017.  Applications are not considered complete unless all referees have submitted their letters.

The Department of Sociology invites applications for part- or full-time Lecturers on Sociology for academic year 2017-18. Duties include teaching undergraduate elective courses and tutorials.  Areas of specialization are open.  Ph.D. required by expected start date of August 1, 2017.  Application materials: (curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluation, sample syllabus, and the names and contact information of 3 references) must be uploaded to:   http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7420.  Please ask references not to upload their letters until we request them.  Note also that emailed or hard copies of application materials will not be accepted.  Deadline to apply:  March 1, 2017

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

February 2, 2017


Postdoctoral Fellows in the Social Sciences:  The Harvard Department of Sociology and the Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI) seek applications to fill up to two Postdoctoral Fellow positions in the social sciences, with a focus on urban inequality, the life course and social change, and new data sources on cities. The research initiatives will be directed by Professor Robert J. Sampson. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017.  Position description and details.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology:  The Department of Sociology at Harvard University seeks applicants with a background in data analysis, economics, quantitative social science, and/or computer science to fill a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the urban social sciences. The postdoctoral fellow will join a new initiative on eviction in America, directed by Professor Matthew Desmond.  Deadline to apply:  December 13, 2016.  Position description and details.


Updated:  December 13, 2016