Job at University of New Mexico

The Department of Sociology at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a probationary appointment leading to tenure in sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in quantitative methods. Appointment begins Fall 2014, pending budgetary approval.  The successful candidate will be chosen based on strength of scholarly performance, as outlined in the preferred position qualifications.

The University of New Mexico is the state’s flagship research university and is one of only three Hispanic-serving, Carnegie Research/Doctoral-Extensive institutions in the U.S. The University’s location in Albuquerque, the largest urban area within one of the most diverse states in the nation, offers a wide range of research settings, cultural experiences, and recreational opportunities.

Minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in Sociology, to be awarded by August 1st, 2014.

Preferred qualifications are 1) Evidence of a strong current and future research record in quantitative methods, with an area specialization that contributes to departmental strengths (race and ethnicity; criminology; social movements; comparative; medical sociology); 2) Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in quantitative methods and related sociological fields; 3) Ability to supervise M.A. and Ph.D. students specializing in quantitative research and related sociological fields; and 4) A demonstrated commitment to working with broadly diverse students and communities.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator and we encourage women and minorities to apply. UNM’s confidentiality policy, which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

To apply please go to the University of New Mexico’s online application system at and apply to posting #0821997.   Applicants should pay extra attention to “Special Instructions to Applicants”.  A complete application must consist of the following:

·      A cover letter describing the applicant’s research accomplishments, agenda, and teaching experience;

·      A curriculum vita;

·      Two journal articles or chapter length writing samples (uploaded as one document); and

·      Two letters of recommendation (signed and scanned) that should be sent electronically to Felipe Gonzales, Search Committee Chair, at

For best consideration, all application materials must be received by September 23th, 2013. The position will remain open until filled.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact:

Felipe Gonzales, Chair

Quantitative Methods Search Committee

Department of Sociology

University of New Mexico