Job Description

Open Rank: Sociology

Posting Numberreq6093
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentSociology Department (931A)
Academic LocationCollege of Arts & Sciences
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Department of Sociology at the University of New Mexico invites applications for the newly established Maxine Baca Zinn Endowed Professorship to begin in August 2019. For this full-time, tenured position, we seek applications from sociology of gender scholars at the associate or early professor level. Applicants must have a conferred PhD in sociology or other related field along with a record of employment that would support appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. For best consideration, all application materials must be received by October, 1st 2018.

Applicants should provide evidence of an established independent research agenda and publication record that engages debates and/or contributes to theoretical, empirical, and/or methodological innovations in the sociology of gender. In particular, we are looking for candidates whose research 1) links gender to other mechanisms of inequality like race/ethnicity, social class, and sexuality; and/or 2) overlaps with the department’s core research areas (health, race/ethnicity, criminology, and social movements). The new faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the sociology of gender, supervise students on masters and doctoral committees, and contribute to core courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications

Minimum

  1. Ph.D. in sociology or closely related field by date of application.

  2. A record of employment that supports appointment at the rank of associate or full professor; and

  3. Evidence of primary specialization in the sociology of gender.

Preferred

  1. Evidence of an active, independent research agenda and publication record that engages key debates and/or contributes to theoretical, empirical, and/or methodological innovations in the sociology of gender;

  2. Academic preparation and demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in gender and contribute to other core courses in the undergraduate program (these include introduction to sociology, sociological theory, and sociological methods);

  3. Demonstrated ability to teach graduate level courses in the sociology of gender; capacity to chair comprehensive doctoral exams in the sociology of gender; and experience supervising master’s theses or Ph.D. dissertations; and

  4. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Application InstructionsApplicants should provide evidence of an established independent research agenda and publication record that engages debates and/or contributes to theoretical, empirical, and/or methodological innovations in the sociology of gender. In particular, we are looking for candidates whose research 1) links gender to other mechanisms of inequality like race/ethnicity, social class, and sexuality; and/or 2) overlaps with the department’s core research areas (health, race/ethnicity, criminology, and social movements). The new faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the sociology of gender, supervise students on masters and doctoral committees, and contribute to core courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 10/1/2018. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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