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Washington State University Assistant Professor in Sociology in Pullman, Washington

Assistant Professor in Sociology Title: 270-NN - Assistant Professor Business Title: Assistant Professor in Sociology Additional Titles: Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS Employee Type: Faculty Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible Position Details: We seek applicants who have a central research focus in the study of race and/or ethnicity and in alignment with at least one existing department strength, including but not limited to: criminology, environmental inequality, health disparities, work, and family. Summary of Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda leading to publications and possible extramural funding. They will be expected, as part of a regular load of two courses per semester, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sociology, including but not limited to those related to race and ethnicity, racism, and inequalities. They will be able to develop courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level; and expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service at the unit, department, university, and professional levels. Required Qualifications: • Earned PhD in Sociology or a closely related field prior to the appointment start date. • Demonstrated record of or potential for published research on race and/or ethnicity that connects to a department research strength. • Demonstrated record of or potential record of extramural funding. • Proven or potential for successful teaching and course development. • Ability to mentor students at all levels. • Demonstrated commitment to campus diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. About WSU, Pullman, CAS, and Department of Sociology: Washington State University, a land grant, multiple-campus Research 1 institution. This position will serve on the Pullman campus, which has an enrollment of around 20,000 students and is located in Southeastern Washington on the homelands of the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) Tribe and Palus people. Located 80 miles south of metropolitan Spokane, Pullman is also a quick drive away from the scenic Idaho panhandle and Moscow Mountain. The rolling hills of the Palouse offer a wide range of activities and a true four-season climate. The area provides ample opportunity to enjoy the cultural and academic hub of both Washington State University and the University of Idaho, in the neighboring town of Moscow, Idaho. For more information about the region, please see Encompassing more than 30 departments, schools, and research institutes on five campuses statewide, the College of Arts & Sciences is the heart of WSU. Together our 730+ faculty and staff deliver more than 50% of WSU's total undergraduate and graduate instruction, including the vast majority of WSU's core curriculum. We also drive annual research expenditures of more than $26 million, with wide interdisciplinary strengths in public and community health, environmental change, equity and social justice, and data and technology at the boundaries. As Arts & Sciences begins its 10th anniversary as a unified college, we seek to lead a reimagining of WSU's land-grant mission for the 21st century, expanding the boundaries of creativity and discovery while simultaneously recognizing more completely our obligations to Native and Indigenous peoples. For more about the College of Arts & Sci