Senior appointment in the Department of Sociology at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor

Stanford, California
Jun 24, 2024
Sep 22, 2024
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Senior appointment in the Department of Sociology at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor


The Department of Sociology at Stanford University seeks applicants for a senior appointment in the Department of Sociology at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to effective teaching and mentoring and the ability to maintain a world-class research program. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a related field and will be expected to teach and advise students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The term of appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2025.


Candidates should apply through the link below and submit:


  • a cover letter
  • curriculum vitae (including a publication list)
  • a research and teaching statement (no more than three single-spaced pages)
  • a brief (no more than 300 words) summary of their research program
  • contact information for at least three referees (complete with addresses and phone numbers). We will request letters of recommendation for a short list of finalists only.


The Sociology Department, School of Humanities and Sciences, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research or teaching statements, a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals.


The salary range for this position is $145K-$315K.


Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, and internal equity.


Further information about Stanford’s Department of Sociology may be found at Inquiries may be directed to Edwin Mendoza, Faculty Affairs Administrator,


Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2024; later applications may be considered at the discretion of the search committee.


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.