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We’re Hiring! Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Sociology

Posted by on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 in Home, News.

Department of Sociology Position:
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Sociology

The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track
Assistant Professor in the area of environmental sociology to begin fall semester 2023. The
capacity to bring in external funding is highly desirable. Candidacy for this position will be
strengthened if the applicant can also contribute to at least one of our existing departmental
strengths in social movements and medical/health sociology. The university is home to a strong
network of environmental researchers, and there are collaborative opportunities through the
Vanderbilt Program in Climate and Environmental Studies.


Vanderbilt expects excellence in research and teaching. The Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2023.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit via Interfolio at this link , the
following: 1) a letter describing your research/teaching interests and professional experience; 2)
curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; 4) available evidence of teaching
effectiveness, including course evaluations, if available; 5) a diversity statement and 6) three
letters of reference.
Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
Please contact Holly McCammon (, Department Chair, or
David Hess (, Director of Climate and Environmental Studies, with
any questions.
Vanderbilt University is committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally
diverse community of exceptional faculty. Women, minorities, and members of other
underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.