Location: Albuquerque NM
Company Name: University of New Mexico
Occupational Category: 25-1071.00,Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Date Posted: 2020-02-10
Valid Through: 2020-03-11
Employment Type: FULL_TIME
Posting Number req10016
Employment Type Faculty
Faculty Type Open Rank
Hiring Department Sociology Department (931A)
Academic Location College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Main - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits Eligible The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Department of Sociology at the University of New Mexico invites applications
for the newly established Maxine Baca Zinn Endowed Professorship to begin in
August 2020. For this full-time, tenured position, we seek applicants
specializing in social inequality, with an emphasis on gender, race, and/or
class at the Associate or Full Professor level. Applicants must
have a conferred PhD in sociology or closely related field along with a record
of employment that would support appointment at the rank of Associate or Full
Professor. For best consideration, all application materials must be received
by November, 1st 2019.
must provide evidence of an established independent research agenda and
publication history in social inequality with an emphasis on gender, race,
and/or class. We are looking for candidates whose research 1) engages key
debates and/or contributes to theoretical, empirical and methodological
innovation in the sociological study of social inequality; and 2) overlaps with
and enhances the department’s core research areas (health/medical sociology,
race/ethnicity, criminology, and social movements). Candidates must also
demonstrate their ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social
inequality related to their particular expertise, as well as supervise students
on masters and doctoral committees, and contribute to core courses at the
undergraduate and graduate levels.
addition to a competitive salary commensurate with professional record and
rank, the Maxine Baca Zinn Endowed Professorship includes a generous annual
stipend for professional development.
please access the University of New Mexico’s online application system at https://www.unmedu/jobs and apply for posting 10016. Only
applications submitted through this website can be considered. Applicants
should pay extra attention to the “Special Instructions to Applicants,” which
detail all of the required elements that must accompany the application.
Applications must include a letter describing the applicant’s qualifications as
they relate to the minimum and preferred criteria (e.g., research agenda,
teaching experience, etc.); a current curriculum vita (please include email
address and telephone number); and two samples of scholarly writing. Applicants
who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official
certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to
their initial employment with UNM. After initial review of applications, the
search committee may also request that select applicants have at least two, but no more than three letters of
recommendation submitted by academic colleagues. For best consideration, all
required application materials must be received by November 1st,
• We can only consider complete applications. The position will remain open
until filled. Inquiries about the position can be directed to search committee
chair, Kristin Barker (email@example.com). Inquiries about the online
application process can be directed to Dorothy Esquivel. The University of New
Mexico is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply
especially women, minorities, and those from underrepresented groups.
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· PhD in sociology or a related field completed by start date of employment.
· A record of employment that supports appointment at the rank of Associate or Full professor; and
· Evidence of primary specialization in the sociology of social inequality with a focus on gender, race, and/or class.
· Record of an active research agenda and publication history in the sociology of social inequality with a focus on gender, race, and/or class, that engages key debates and/or contributes to theoretical, empirical, or methodological innovations in these fields;
· Record of teaching undergraduate courses in social inequality with a focus on gender, race, and/or class, as well as the ability to teach core courses in the undergraduate program;
· Demonstrated ability to teach graduate level courses, supervise comprehensive doctoral examinations, and chair maters thesis and PhD dissertations related to the candidate’s particular expertise in social inequalities;
· Record of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, including experience working with broadly diverse communities as evidenced by research, teaching, and service activities;
· A research agenda that overlaps with and enhances at least one area of emphasis in the department: medical sociology, race/ethnicity, criminology, and social movements, and/or allows for the expansion of our current departmental expertise, especially related to gender inequality.
Application Instructions A complete application consists of a cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the minimum and preferred criteria; a current curriculum vita (please include an email address and telephone number); and two scholarly writing samples.
Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.
For Best Consideration For best consideration, please apply by 11/1/2019. This position will remain open until filled.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class