The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2012. We seek candidates with research and teaching expertise in the fields of either economic sociology or criminology/incarceration/law & society. While we are open to a variety of approaches, we especially encourage applications from candidates who use quantitative methods. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and demonstrated excellence in teaching
and research. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college with strong support for teaching and
research; the teaching load is two courses per semester, and Introductory Sociology must be one of the
four courses taught each year. Application materials should be sent as PDF email attachments to: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51455.
Include cover letter, curriculum vitae,
three letters of reference, writing sample, statement of current research, and documentation of teaching
experience, including course syllabi and student evaluations (if available). Applications received after
September 30, 2011 may not be given full consideration. Wesleyan is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups.