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Associate Professor of Sociology in Theory/Culture

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY’s Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Associate Professor to begin in the Fall of 2023. A Ph.D. in Sociology or other appropriate discipline is required at the time of appointment along with a commitment to the substantive areas (teaching, research, engagement) of theory and/or culture. Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes a statement of research and teaching experience, along with a curriculum vitae and sample(s) of recent scholarship, and be prepared to submit three letters of reference upon request. To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit materials by October 26, 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 
- three references (prepared to be submitted upon request)

Address inquiries only to Katie Shirilla ( 
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