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The Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Social
Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) at Northeastern University invites
nominations and applications from leading scholars for the position of
advanced assistant, associate or full professor to begin in Fall 2018, in
the area(s) of urban sociology, race and ethnic relations, and/or social
networks. The department especially seeks candidates whose profile lends to
the diversity of the faculty and areas of expertise. The department
currently has 28 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, several of whom
are jointly appointed with the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
the Bouve College of Health Sciences, or the School of Public Policy and
Urban Affairs. Sociology faculty also direct Northeastern’s International
Affairs Program, the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, the
Institute for Urban Health Research and Practice, and the Social Science
Environmental Health Research Institute. The department offers
undergraduate degree programs in Sociology and Cultural Anthropology, as
well as MA and PhD degrees in Sociology.

The successful candidate will have a distinguished scholarly record and
demonstrated potential for excellence in leadership. Cross-departmental
appointments within CSSH are possible, as are cross-college appointments.
The successful candidate will support the University’s commitment to
innovation and interdisciplinary research and teaching as well as the
department’s other areas of strength in globalization, gender, environment,
and health. The position will support the University’s commitment to
innovation in teaching as well as the Department of Sociology and
Anthropology’s commitment to creating and translating knowledge to meet
global and societal needs. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment
to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting
experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the
Experiential Liberal Arts (
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective
urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its
signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global
experiential learning opportunities. The College and Department are
strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and
enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of
groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest, research statement,
teaching statement, writing sample and contact information for three

To apply, please go to
and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time
interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the
Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please address
nominations and inquiries about the position to Matthew Hunt at
[log in to unmask] Review of applications will begin October 16, and
will continue until the position is filled.

David Lazer

Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer and Information
Science, Northeastern University
Co-Director, NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks:
Visiting Scholar, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard

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