The Harvard Sociology Department seeks to fill two full-time tenure-track positions as Assistant or untenured Associate Professor of Sociology, beginning fall 2018.  The area of specialization is open.  We seek candidates with exceptional promise as scholars and teachers to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Substantive areas of research and teaching are open.  Candidates are required to have a PhD by the expected start date, and should have demonstrated the promise of excellence in both research and teaching.  Teaching duties will include offerings at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as undergraduate thesis advising.  Applicants should submit a dossier including: (1) a vita listing published and unpublished papers, (2) a cover letter, (3) a statement describing current and projected research activities, (4) a statement describing teaching experience and interests, and (5) two or three pieces of written work including at least one dissertation chapter.  Please also include names and contact information for three references.  All materials, including letters of reference, should be submitted on line to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7695.  The deadline to submit applications is September 15, 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.


Updated:  July 10, 2017