Teaching Job opportunity in Arizona
Cross posted from the UCINet Group:
Emphasis in Social Networks
The School of Social and Family Dynamics (SSFD), an interdisciplinary unit at Arizona State University (http://www.asu.edu/ssfd), invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus on social networks beginning Fall 2008. For this position, successful candidates must have a PhD or equivalent by time of appointment, and have demonstrated potential in research, obtaining external funding, and teaching in areas related to social networks. Preference will be given to candidates who have evidence of conducting social network analyses with human children and/or adolescents. Preference also will be given to candidates who have evidence of working in interdisciplinary settings.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 22, 2007; if not filled, then every week thereafter until the search is closed. Send a letter of application describing your research and teaching background and interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and two samples of written work to David Schaefer (david.schaefer@...), Search Committee Chair, Arizona State University, School of Social and Family Dynamics, Tempe, AZ 85287-3701. Electronic submission of materials is preferred. A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. ASU encourages and values a diverse workforce.
The School of Social and Family Dynamics has doctoral and masters programs in sociology and in family and human development. Faculty in SSFD are conducting cutting-edge interdisciplinary work in a wide variety of areas. The school takes pride in having a collegial atmosphere bolstered by permeable boundaries among faculty and interdisciplinary ties to many other units. The school is targeted for enhanced support and growth, and the hiring in social networks reflects a strong effort to develop national and international recognition in the area. Faculty and students also benefit from the outstanding weather and metropolitan location, as well as a multi-million dollar endowment that supports graduate education and research.