Sociology Tenured/Tenure-track Position in Asian American Studies

Sociology Tenured/Tenure-track Position in Asian American Studies

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Aug 17, 2021

The Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in the area of Asian American Studies. This search is open to outstanding applicants at all career stages. The search committee particularly encourages applications from candidates seeking appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor. This hire is part of a multi-department, multi-position initiative in the area of Asian-American Studies. In addition to contributing to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and mentorship in the Department of Sociology, the candidate is expected to play an active role in the University's Asian American Studies Program ( ). The successful candidate is expected to have an outstanding publication record (relative to career stage) and an active research agenda in Asian American Studies; an external funding record is a plus for previously tenured candidates. Interested candidates should apply online at . Submit a letter of application, CV, two writing samples, and research and teaching statements. Candidates for appointment at the rank of assistant professor should also submit names of three references. Review of applications will begin September 15. After that date, applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

The Department of Sociology is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: ). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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