Assistant Professor – Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis invites applications from outstanding scholars and teachers to join our recently re-established Department of Sociology. We are authorized to fill two tenure-track assistant professor positions. Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. in sociology or finish the Ph.D. by July 1, 2016. Duties include research for scholarly publication, teaching, student advising, and participation in department planning and university service. Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and especially encourages applications from women and members of under-represented and minority groups. Salary, teaching requirements, and research support will be highly competitive.

Applications should be received by October 1, 2015 if at all possible, but the search committee will consider applications until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference, and writing samples.  Applications and supporting materials, except reference letters, should be submitted electronically through the Washington University HR system at Candidates should create an account as an external applicant, search for job requisition number 31369, complete the application form, and upload a CV and supporting materials.  Letters of reference should be e-mailed directly to Sarah Crean at

If applicants have questions about the application process, they should email Sarah Crean,, for additional instructions.  All other questions may be directed to Heather Sloan-Randick, office manager for the Department of Sociology, at (314) 935-5852 or