Environmental Assistant Professor, Sociology, Fall 2024 at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Knoxville, Tennessee

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Job Description:

Environmental Assistant Professor, Sociology, Fall 2024



Location:


Knoxville, Tennessee

Open Date:


Sep 6, 2023

Description:

The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of environmental sociology, beginning August 1, 2024.   The UTK Sociology Department helped to establish environmental sociology within the discipline and we are looking for a scholar who will add to our reputation as a leader in this field.   We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the Department of Sociology's strength in social justice (http://sociology.utk.edu) and whose research resonates with our other departmental areas: criminology, political economy and globalization; and critical race and ethnic studies.  The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking Cadidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.




Qualifications:

 

Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and excellent teaching and will be expected to seek external funding as a condition of tenure and promotion. A Ph.D. in Sociology or related area is required at the time of appointment. 




Application Instructions:

 

 

Review of applications will begin November 1 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, one writing sample, research statement and teaching statement to http://apply.interfolio.com/131045.  In addition, we request contact information for three people who have agreed to serve as references. We will contact references after an initial review of applicants.  Direct all questions to Dr. Christina Ergas, Search Committee Chair, via e-mail (cergas@utk.edu).  More information on the Department of Sociology is at http://sociology.utk.edu.




Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

 


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