Assistant or associate professor in the area of race and ethnicity at Brown University

The Brown University Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate (with tenure) Professor of Sociology, to begin July 1, 2019, in the area of race and ethnicity. We are excited about scholars whose work can bridge other areas of strength in the Department, and whose work contributes toward the larger discipline of sociology. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Candidates will also be evaluated in terms of how their work can support the goals outlined in Brown University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction (


A successful candidate must be engaged in a research program with the potential to influence their field, demonstrate the ability or potential to obtain external funding, and demonstrate promise for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising. We strongly encourage applications from women and historically underrepresented groups in the academy.

Application Instructions

All candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter describing research completed and planned, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) two short writing samples, (4) a teaching statement, and (5) a diversity statement that describes how the candidate addresses diversity and inclusion in the scope of their teaching and broader work.  Candidates applying at the Assistant Professor level should have three letters of reference sent at the time of the application. To receive full consideration applications must be received by September 15, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed. Brown is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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