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Case Western Reserve University Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Medical Sociology - Department of Sociolog in Cleveland, Ohio

Posted August 14, 2023 The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin July 1, 2024. We seek candidates with a specialization in medical sociology. We are particularly interested in candidates who focus on one or more historically marginalized populations, including but not limited to race/ethnicity, immigration, disability, gender/sexualities. The candidate will contribute undergraduate and graduate courses in our concentration areas of Medical Sociology and Social Inequality. Methodological specialization is open. Candidates who can contribute to our theory or methods curriculum are especially encouraged to apply. Responsibilities of the position include the following: teach two courses per semester; conduct general and major undergraduate advising; contribute to the doctoral program by teaching substantive seminars; provide mentorship and research supervision for doctoral students. Case Western Reserve University offers students the quality and class size of a strong liberal arts college within one of the nation's major research universities. Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology, Demography, or a related field at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with: (1) scholarly promise in a clearly articulated program of research; (2) evidence of effective teaching experience and clear pedagogy; (3) demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2023, and will continue until the search is concluded. Applicants should submit applications via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/129519 with the following components: (1) a cover letter that addresses how their program of research and their teaching qualifications align with this position; (2) a CV; (3) contact information for three references; and (4) a diversity statement describing how their research, teaching, and/or service might contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts may promote structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect ways in which the candidate's continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future. Questions may be sent to Jessica Kelley (socijobs@cwru.edu), Chair, Department of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-7124. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 or equity@case.edu. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis. Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.