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F220168 - Assistant Professor - Sociology

Position Summary:
The Department of Sociology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2023. The Department prefers scholars whose research focuses on criminology.
The successful candidate will expand the instructional curriculum, teach undergraduate and advanced graduate statistics courses, and enthusiastically mentor graduate students. Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and to provide service to the Department, University, and the discipline. Applicants must show strong potential for publications, and if working in a fundable area of scholarship, for external grant funding. Underrepresented scholars are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or Criminology by the time of appointment. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing research and teaching interests including anticipated courses, a curriculum vitae, and one writing sample. Inquiries should be sent to Professor Kristen Schultz Lee, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, 430 Park Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, or Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022, and the search will continue until the position is filled.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuits – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefits packages.

About the Department
The Department of Sociology has a research-active faculty, approximately 60 Master’s and Ph.D. students, and requires a 2/2 teaching load. Close ties with faculty in the Schools of Law, Public Health, Management, Nursing, Architecture and Planning, Engineering, and Social Work facilitate cross-disciplinary research. Interdisciplinary campus entities, such as the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy and the Research and Education in eNergy, Environment, and Water Institute (RENEW), offer additional opportunities for research collaborations. 
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Sociology or Criminology by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Research and teaching focus on criminology.

FTE:  1.00
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and in keeping with our commitment, encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.