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Job opening at University of Virginia

The Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia invites >applicants for an open-rank tenured or tenure-track position (advanced >assistant to new full). Field of specialization is open, though we are >especially interested in candidates whose work addresses globalization, >non-Western societies, environmental sociology, health and society, >organizational sociology, comparative-historical sociology and >sociological theory.

In addition to developing external funding to support research >endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and >undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department >and professional organizations.

Review of applications will begin November 1st. The expected >appointment start date will begin August 25, 2015.

Applicants must be on track to receive a PhD in the relevant field by >May 2015 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa >(, search on posting number 0614986 and >electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest >describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, >a sample article- or chapter-length scholarship (Attach to Writing >Sample 1) and contact information for three references.

Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be >directed to: Ms. Katherine Shiflett, Sociology Business Administrator, >434-924-6509,

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires >prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action >Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are >encouraged to apply.