Vanderbilt University: Tenure-track Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate Professor in Sociology, with specialty in social inequality and sexualities

Unit: Sociology

Position Type: Faculty

Location: Nashville

Open Date: Oct 31, 2022

Close Date: No date set

Department of Sociology Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate Professor in Sociology

The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor in Sociology with research specialty in social inequality and sexualities to begin fall semester 2023. This position will be associated with a new Discovery Vanderbilt interdisciplinary initiative in economic, social, and political inequality. The tenure home for the position will be in the Department of Sociology. The ideal applicant will have a research program capable of generating external funding and/or a demonstrated track record of such funding. We are particularly interested in candidates studying LGBTQIA+, racial and ethnic, and/or health inequalities. The university is home to a strong network of LGBTQIA+, racial and ethnic, and health and medical researchers, and there are collaborative opportunities through the Vanderbilt LGBTQ+ Policy Lab, the Department of Medicine, Health, and Society, and African American and Diaspora Studies.

Qualifications Vanderbilt expects excellence in research and teaching. The Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2023.

Application Instructions To apply, please submit via Interfolio [ ] the following: 1) a letter describing your research and teaching interests and professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; 4) available evidence of teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations, if available; 5) a diversity statement and 6) three letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please contact Holly McCammon (, Department Chair, with any questions. Vanderbilt University is committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of exceptional faculty. Women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.