School of History and Sociology Hiring Assistant Professor of Sociology

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The School of History and Sociology at Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in sociology at the rank of assistant professor. The position will begin in August 2020. We seek a candidate specializing in inequality and social justice, with a preference for U.S.-based research.

We encourage applications from candidates who use mixed methods in their research and who can teach courses on quantitative methods. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. completed by the time of appointment and an established research trajectory that fits with the mission of the school. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching and will be expected to contribute to the school's undergraduate and graduate programs. A background check must be completed prior to employment.

The application deadline is September 15, 2019, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent electronically. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and up to three writing samples through, and request three letters of reference using the same URL. Members of the search committee will be at the ASA meeting in New York City and available to meet with individuals interested in the position through the ASA employment service. Requests for information may be directed to

The School of History and Sociology (HSOC) is a department within the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts (IAC), and serves as the primary home for the disciplines of history and sociology at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). HSOC is committed to outstanding teaching and research. Research areas in HSOC include history of technology and engineering in society; global cities and urban society; agriculture, health, and the environment; modern global history of science, technology, and nationalism; and political and policy perspectives on U.S. society. HSOC offers a B.S. degree in History, Technology, and Society, as well as undergraduate minors and certificates in Social Justice; Science, Technology and Society (STS); Sports, Society, and Technology; African American Studies; Asian Affairs; and Health, Medicine, and Society. The graduate program grants M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in History and Sociology of Technology and Science. For more information about the School of History and Sociology, please visit

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.


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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Created: 07/22/2019
  • Modified By: Amy D'Unger
  • Modified: 07/23/2019


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