Assistant Professor

University of Colorado Boulder

Assistant Professor

  • Institution: University of Colorado Boulder
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Boulder, Colorado, USA
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Assistant Professor

  • University of Colorado Boulder | Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: November 03, 2023
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Job TitleAssistant Professor

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range $ 90,000 - 92,000

Location Boulder, Colorado, USA

Application Deadline October 15, 2023

Contact Information

Contact Name Rachel Rinaldo

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Email Rachel Rinaldo

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Job Description

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The Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin duties on August 1, 2024. The Department is searching for an accomplished qualitative methodologist with substantive specialization in one or more of the following areas: migration, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and/or technology. Faculty in the Department carry a 2-1 teaching load.

Who We Are

​​​The Department of Sociology at CU Boulder is comprised of 16 tenured-tenure track faculty covering a wide range of topical expertise. Our faculty also includes 6 rostered, full-time teaching professors. Combined, faculty within the Sociology Department at CU Boulder represent expertise in comparative historical methods, criminology and criminal justice; culture; environment, hazards, and disasters; gender; health and medicine; life course, aging, and youth; migration/immigration; political economy; political sociology, population; race and ethnicity; social psychology and emotions. Also important, strong methodological expertise is represented with regard to quantitative, qualitative, as well as mixed-method approaches.

​The University of Colorado Boulder Department of Sociology emphasizes the importance of diverse voices and experiences for strengthening our teaching, research and service to broader communities.  As a department committed to justice and equity, our goal is to create an environment that welcomes and supports everyone.  We are a member of the American Sociological Association, abide by its Code of Ethics, and expect our faculty, students and staff to adhere to its code.​

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

This is a full-time, 9-month position that will consist of three courses per academic year, and related administrative and service duties.

What You Should Know

The position is in-person and not remote​.
As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check program is intended to allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a candidate’s conduct at their previous institutions, specifically conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or discrimination – before making hiring decisions. All final candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to complete an Authorization to Release Information.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this full-time position is $90,000 – $92,000 annually.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment.

What We Require

Applicants must have a PhD in sociology or a closely related field by the time of appointment.
ABD candidates will be considered; however, the PhD must be conferred by August 2024.
Applicants are expected to show evidence of high-quality research and potential for outside funding.
Advanced Assistant Professor applicants are expected to have an established record of high-quality research.

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