Boise State University: Ethnic and Racial Studies, Dept. of Sociology

Assistant Professor – (190885)

Department of Sociology

Ethnic and Racial Studies

About Us

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Position Overview:

The Department of Sociology ( invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2020. Preference will be given to applicants who specialize in areas related to ethnic and racial studies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Normal position responsibilities include a 3/3 teaching load while maintaining an active and productive research agenda. The first year of teaching will be a 2/2 maximum load. We also offer mentoring and other resources to enable prosperous research and teaching activities.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. degree in sociology, ethnic studies, or related fields and demonstrated potential in teaching, research, and service.

Salary and benefits: Salary negotiable, commensurate with qualifications, plus an excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees. For more information visit: .

Required Application Materials: Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter of interest that includes a description of research interests and experience, teaching interests and philosophy, and any service activities. In addition, submit a current vita, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness if available. Have three letters of reference sent directly to the department:

Closing Date: November 1, 2019 at 11:59pm MST 

About the Boise:

Benefits  Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at