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Assistant Professor in Open Field with Preference for Latinx/Diaspora Studies

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY’s Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in the Fall of 2023. We encourage applications from scholars working in all substantive fields but with a preference for scholars working in Latinx/racial diaspora. Scholars working in other areas of Departmental strength including urban, health, culture, law and society are especially encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in Sociology or other appropriate discipline is required at the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes a statement of research and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, sample(s) of recent scholarship, and three letters of reference. To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit materials by September 15, 2022. Please submit all materials through the interface accessible at:

Additional instructions for submissions:
- Cover letter (not to exceed 3 pages single spaced) that includes a statement of research and teaching experience
- CV
- Up to two writing samples (each one not to exceed 40 pages or 1 chapter, if submitting a sample from a dissertation)
- three references (who will be contacted upon submission of application automatically)

Address inquiries only to Brian Rochon (

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