Vanderbilt University: Assistant or Associate Professor, Sociology of Health

Department of Sociology Position:
Tenure-track Assistant or Tenured Associate Professor in Sociology of Health

The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor in the area of health and well-being to begin fall semester 2018. Strong quantitative skills, with an ability to teach graduate methods and statistics, and the capacity to bring in external funding are highly desirable.  Candidacy for this position will be strengthened if the applicant can also contribute to one or more of our existing departmental strengths in social movements, politics and organizations, work, race, gender, global/comparative, or population and migration.

Vanderbilt expects excellence in research and teaching. The Ph.D. is required by August 16, 2018. To apply, please submit 1) a letter describing your research/teaching interests and professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; 4) available evidence of teaching effectiveness; and 5) three letters of reference to .

Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Please contact Andre Christie-Mizell (, search committee chair, or Larry Isaac (, department chair, with any questions.

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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