Job Posting – Appalachian State, Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2016.  The position requires a Ph.D. in Sociology.  Candidates who are ABD will be considered, however the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements in Sociology by September 15, 2016.  Instructional duties typically include a 3:3 teaching load, student advising, curriculum development, and may entail online instruction.  Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship as well as participate in service activities.


This tenure-track position requires a specialization focusing on the intersections of health and social inequalities. Preference will be given to candidates whose research specifically focuses on health and racial/ethnic inequalities, and who can contribute to building a curricular emphasis in Health & Social Inequalities.

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina System.  Located in the scenic mountains of Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 18,000 students, primarily in bachelors and master programs in both liberal arts and applied fields.  Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. Additional information about the Department of Sociology, Appalachian State University, and surrounding areas may be accessed at:

To apply, please mail a letter of application, a current CV with references, and three letters of recommendation to:


Amy Dellinger Page, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Sociology

Appalachian State University

ASU Box 32115

Boone, NC 28608-2115