Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

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The Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in quantitative or computational sociology with a strong substantive research program that complements department strengths, including (but not limited to) social inequality (race, class, or gender), organizations, health, or the environment, all broadly conceived. We are looking for candidates with strong evidence of highly innovative scholarship, intellectual rigor, and an ambitious research agenda. The successful candidate must have PhD in hand prior to start of employment.

Applications must be submitted online, at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio website via this link, and are required to include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae 3) Names and contact information for at least three references who may be contacted at a later date; 4) a research statement including concrete descriptions of current and future plans for research; 5) a teaching statement; 6) initially, three samples of the very best writing, published or in draft, be they chapters or articles.

Review of applications will begin on September 21st, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled or the search has ended. Appointments will begin on or after July 1, 2023.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives. experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at .

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Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.