Job announcement: tenure track position in sociology

The Department of Sociology & Anthropology invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology.  The successful candidate will have a research focus on deviance, social control, criminology, and/or criminal justice, with an emphasis on sexuality and/or gender studies.  While Sociology and Anthropology is the home department, the successful candidate will be affiliated with the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) program and teach courses that are cross listed with WGSS.  The candidate must also have an ability to teach in other core courses of sociology, such as sociological theory or research methods.

Candidates must have Ph.D. completed by the starting date of August 2015 and show significant evidence of research productivity and successful teaching experience.

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Lehigh has fourteen faculty members and a master’s program in Sociology as well as undergraduate majors.  We are also actively involved in a variety of interdisciplinary programs. The standard teaching load is 2-2.

The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status and provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits.   Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at:  Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. Please contact for more information.

Lehigh University is a highly competitive, research-oriented private university located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City.

E-mail a curriculum vitae, a letter of application indicating teaching and research interests, and the names of four references to Academic Jobs on line Send the material as attachments in WORD or PDF format. Please do not send additional material at this time, and only electronic submissions will be considered. The deadline for applications is October 1, 2014. Questions concerning the position should be directed to Ziad Munson, Search Committee Chair, at The department web site is