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Harvard University Tenured Professor in Sociology in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Title Tenured Professor in Sociology

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Sociology

Position Description

The Department of Sociology seeks to appoint a tenured professor in social inequality, especially ethno-racial inequality. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2023. The professor will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Harvard University is committed to fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive and experience a sense of inclusion and belonging. Community members are encouraged to model our values of integrity, responsible mentorship, equity, and excellence no matter where they are.

To support this commitment to our values of inclusion and excellence, the external finalist for this position will be required to complete a conduct questionnaire – specifically regarding findings of violation, on-going formal complaint investigations, or formal complaint investigations that did not conclude due to the external finalist’s departure concerning: harassment or discrimination, retaliation, sexual misconduct, bullying or intimidating/abusive behavior, unprofessional relationship, or misconduct related to scholarship, research, teaching, service, or clinical/patient care.

Harvard will also make conduct inquiries to current and former employers of the external finalist regarding such misconduct. To facilitate these inquiries, Harvard requires all external applicants for this position to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to release information for external applicants” as part of their application. If an external applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and, as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a doctorate.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching, advising, and research is desired. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, University, and wider scholarly community.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Applications must be submitted no later than September 29, 2022.

  1. Cover letter

  2. Curriculum Vitae

  3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)

  4. Research statement

  5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

  6. Authorization form (https://faculty.harvard.edu/authorization-release-information-all-external-applicants) (see below)

Applicants for this position must submit the the document below as part of their application.

For the document, do the following:

  • Click the document link below

  • Download the PDF document

  • Complete and sign the document.

  • Scan the completed, signed document and upload it with your other application materials

Download “Authorization to Release Information” (https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/606/docs/1029591.pdf)

Contact Information

Orlando Patterson

Search Committee

Department of Sociology

Contact Email khue_nguyen@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 0

Maximum Number of References Allowed 0

Keywords

faculty, instructor, tenure, professor, senior, Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

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