Assistant professor position, University of Washington

The University of Washington Department of Sociology invites applications for one permanent full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in the area of stratification/social inequality and/or migration/immigration to begin September 2015. Applications from scholars whose research addresses both of these topics are of particular interest. Researchers using a diverse set of methodological approaches are encouraged to apply. We are also interested in candidates whose research interests complement other subfields in sociology and/or our research/education affiliate centers. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Applicants should have the PhD by the start of the appointment and will be expected to teach core graduate and undergraduate courses, conduct independent research, and engage in service activities. Applications should be made to:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and writing samples. Three letters of recommendation should also be uploaded to Reviews of applications will begin on October 10, 2014; applications received by that time will be given priority consideration. The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.