The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Lafayette College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in sociology to begin July 2018. We seek candidates with a primary specialization in the sociology of health and medicine, preferably from a global or comparative perspective.

Candidates should upload a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an article or chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of reference to the attention of Andrea Smith, Department Head, Anthropology and Sociology at https://apply.interfolio.com/42705. In your letter of application please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the college’s diversity statement (http://www.lafayette.edu/about/diversity-statement/). Applications should be received by September 30, 2017.

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate institution of 2400 students with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. We are committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each member of the faculty, student body, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating and maintaining a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.