Job Opening: Tenure-track assistant professor position in the sociology of religion

The Department of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the sociology of religion to begin August 16, 2015. The department seeks candidates who can teach in the field of the sociology of religion and who show promise of developing a nationally visible research record. We are especially interested in applicants whose work in religion intersects with other research areas in the department, such as family, gender, inequality, deviance, and social psychology. The occupant of this position will be affiliated with the Religious Studies Program but will be based in the Sociology Department. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in sociology at the time of appointment. The teaching load is two courses per semester and the salary will be commensurate with experience. The University of Oklahoma is located in Norman, a university community approximately 20 miles from Oklahoma City, the state’s largest city and capital.

To apply go to http://jobs.ou.edu and reference requisition 21141. (Or use the quick link jobs.ou.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=87033.)

Electronic attachments to the online application should include a cover letter describing research and teaching experience, and a curriculum vitae. Applicants should have their references send letters directly to Craig St. John at cstjohn@ou.edu and they should send a sample of written work to the same address. To ensure full consideration, please submit applications by January 16, 2015. Screening will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.