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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Global Sociology – Kansas State University

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology, to begin August 2015. We seek a productive scholar with expertise in global sociology. The successful candidate will have a strong publication record and demonstrate success in, or exceptional promise for, securing external funding to support their research. Preference will be given to candidates whose expertise complement and/or extend existing faculty strengths in social movements, culture, and development. Additional preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to one or more of the following interdisciplinary areas identified by the university as grand challenges: global food systems, water, community vitality, and health. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs in sociology by teaching (two courses per semester), advising, and mentoring graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) students. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required at the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one example of their strongest written work, three letters of reference, and a summary of teaching experience. These materials should be sent in one PDF attachment to socansw Inquiries should be sent to Matthew Sanderson: mattrs or Matthew Sanderson, Chair of Global Sociology Search Committee, Kansas State University, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, 204 Waters Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-4003. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 1 will receive full consideration. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women and minority scholars are strongly encouraged to apply. A background check is required prior to hiring.