Assistant Professor of Sociology, Kansas State University

Deadline: 1 November 2014

Tenure-Track Position as Assistant Professor of Sociology
Kansas State University, USA

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Kansas State
University invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant
Professor of Sociology, to begin August 2015. We seek a productive scholar with
expertise in global sociology. The successful candidate will have a strong
publication record and demonstrate success in, or exceptional promise for,
securing external funding to support their research. Preference will be given
to candidates whose expertise complement and/or extend existing faculty
strengths in social movements, culture, and development.

Additional preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to one or
more of the following interdisciplinary areas identified by the university as
grand challenges: global food systems, water, community vitality, and health.
The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate
programs in sociology by teaching (two courses per semester), advising, and
mentoring graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) students. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required
at the time of appointment.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one example of
their strongest written work, three letters of reference, and a summary of
teaching experience. These materials should be sent in one PDF attachment to<>

Inquiries should be sent to Matthew Sanderson:<> or Matthew
Sanderson, Chair of Global Sociology Search Committee, Kansas State University,
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, 204 Waters Hall,
Manhattan, KS 66506-4003.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014, and continue until the
position is filled.
Applications received by November 1 will receive full consideration. Incomplete
applications will not be reviewed.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with
disabilities and protected veterans. Kansas State University actively seeks
diversity among its employees. Women and minority scholars are strongly
encouraged to apply. A background check is required prior to hiring.