Department of Sociology Accepting Applications for a Tenure-Track Position

he Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2016. The position requires a Ph.D. in Sociology. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, however the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements in Sociology by September 15, 2016. Instructional duties typically include a 3:3 teaching load, student advising, curriculum development, and may entail online instruction. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship as well as participate in service activities.

This tenure-track position requires a specialization focusing on the intersections of health and social inequalities. Preference will be given to candidates whose research specifically focuses on health and racial/ethnic inequalities, and who can contribute to building a curricular emphasis in Health & Social Inequalities.

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina System. Located in the scenic mountains of Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 18,000 students, primarily in bachelors and master programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. Additional information about the Department of Sociology, Appalachian State University, and surrounding areas may be accessed at:

To apply, please mail a letter of application, a current CV with references, and three letters of recommendation to:

Amy Dellinger Page, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Sociology
Appalachian State University
ASU Box 32115
Boone, NC 28608-2115

Electronic submissions will not be accepted. Initial application review will begin on October 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Dr. Amy Dellinger Page at or 828-262-2293. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditional upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized.

Published: Oct 22, 2015 9:40am