Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Sociology in Sexuality Position

The Sociology Department at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology in Sexuality, beginning August 2020. The successful applicant will join a highly ranked Sociology department in the Southeast (U.S. News & World Report), in a college that is committed to building our department’s research strength in the area of sexuality. While the specialty area within sexuality is open, overlap with one of our other core areas is preferred. Collaborative scholarship, conducting research with students, and external funding are preferred but not required. You can learn more about our Department at www.gsu.edu/sociology.


Qualified candidates will be able to teach core sexuality courses at graduate and undergraduate levels. Ability to teach other core graduate courses such as theory or methods would be a bonus. Evidence of excellence and experience in teaching is also preferred. Capable mentoring of graduate students is required, as is participating constructively in departmental governance. A Ph.D. in sociology is required at the time of appointment.


Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university, is located in Atlanta, one of the largest and most diverse metropolitan areas in the Southeastern U.S. GSU enrolls and graduates one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation. The Department is committed to serving this student body and advancing innovative research by building a diverse faculty. The Department offers an undergraduate major and minor in sociology, an MA in Professional Sociology, as well as an MA and PhD in Sociology.


Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter outlining qualifications, interest in this position, and a research statement; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a writing sample; 4) a diversity statement addressing incorporation of diversity in research and teaching philosophies; 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., teaching statement, course syllabi, student evaluations); and, 6) three recommendation letters.


Submit application materials electronically via email to: sociologysearch@gsu.edu. If emailing materials is not possible, please send hard copy materials to Recruitment Committee, Georgia State University, Department of Sociology, P.O. Box 3965, Atlanta, GA 30302. The Committee will begin reviewing applications September 23, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.