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Assistant Professor applications accepted

The Department of Sociology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, invites
applications for a tenure track assistant professor position beginning in the Fall
2019 term. The Department prefers candidates with active research programs in
criminology that complement existing Department strengths in the life course,
family, urban sociology, health, social inequalities, work and organizations, or the
environment. The successful candidate will be expected to expand the
undergraduate and graduate curricula in areas within sociology that are associated
with criminology and will be enthusiastic about mentoring graduate students.
Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and to provide service
to the Department, University, and the discipline. Applicants must show strong
potential for publications, and if working in a fundable area of scholarship, for
external grant funding. Scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Sociology has a research-active faculty, approximately 60
Master’s and PhD students, and requires a 2/2 teaching load. Cross-disciplinary
research opportunities are facilitated by close ties with faculty in the Schools of
Law, Public Health, Management, Nursing, Architecture and Planning, Engineering,
and Social Work. Interdisciplinary research units such as the Baldy Center for Law
and Social Policy and RENEW, offer additional opportunities for research
collaborations. The University at Buffalo is a member of the American Association
of Universities and has approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 10,000 graduate
and professional students.

Applicants must have a PhD by the time of appointment. Interested applicants
should submit a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, a
curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and one writing sample at Inquiries should be sent to Professor Mary
Nell Trautner, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, 430 Park Hall,
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260 (or Review of
dossiers will begin October 15 and the search will continue until the position is