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New Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Sociology, Washington State University

7 Aug 2023 4:59 PM | Julia Wolf (Administrator)

Assistant Professor in Sociology
Washington State University
Pullman, WA

The Department of Sociology, within the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University invites applications for a permanent, full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Pullman, WA, with a specialty in food and environmental justice. We seek applicants who have a central research focus in the study of food or environmental justice, or on the ways food and environment overlap. This could include, but is not limited to: environmental racism; long-term health impacts on minoritized communities who face food and/or environmental inequities; food deserts/swamps; farm labor/food industry labor; indigenous approaches to environmental and food sustainability. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will begin the appointment on August 16, 2024. 

This position is part of a faculty cluster hire initiative in the scholarship and teaching about racism and social inequality in the Americas. Please note that food and environment are intentionally broadly defined. Scholars working in areas as diverse as environmental racism, racial health disparities related to food and/or the environment, food production and sustainability, food workers, food deserts, and health disparities related to food access, as just a few examples, are encouraged to apply. Feel free to direct any and all inquiries to either Erik Johnson (johnsone@wsu.edu), Search Committee Chair, or Justin Denney (justin.denney@wsu.edu), Search Committee member.

Review of applications begins September 17, 2023.

See the full job ad and apply here: https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/details/Assistant-Professor_R-9960.

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