Assistant Professor
Sociology, University of Tennessee - Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)
Deadline: 
September 30, 2022
Starting Date: 
August 1, 2023
Post date: August 30, 2022

The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of criminology, beginning August 1, 2023. 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: critical race and ethnic studies, environmental sociology, and political economy and globalization. 

The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville has a strong international reputation for excellence.  We offer a supportive and collegial atmosphere in which scholars make a variety of important contributions to research, teaching, and public engagement. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.  Currently the University has approximately 25,000 undergraduate and over 6,000 graduate students. The City of Knoxville has a beautiful and walkable downtown, active neighborhoods, and eclectic cultural activities, restaurants and shopping. Trip Advisor recently named it a Top Ten Destination on the Rise. The Knoxville metropolitan area has a population of about 880,000 and is located within easy driving distance to Asheville, Atlanta, Nashville, and the Great Smoky Mountains.

Application Instructions 

Review of applications will begin September 30 and will continue until the position is filled. Please upload a cover letter (letter of application), curriculum vitae, one writing sample, research statement and teaching statement to http://apply.interfolio.com/112262. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide at least three letters of recommendation. Direct all questions to Dr. Tyler Wall, Search Committee Chair, via e-mail (twall3@utk.edu).  More information on the Department of Sociology is at http://sociology.utk.edu. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. 

Review Begins: 
September 30, 2022

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