Job Opportunities

The Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek candidates specializing in areas of race/ethnicity and/or health.

For priority consideration, applications must be received by November 12, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2019, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2019. Applicants must be on track to receive a PhD in the relevant field by May 2019 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment. Candidates with a respect for diversity and a passion for making a positive impact on the world in a collaborative environment are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0624343. Complete a candidate profile online and attach: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda, statement of teaching philosophy, a C.V., a writing sample (attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references.

For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor, at

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The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.