September-October 2008 Issue • Volume 36 • Issue 7

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Purdue University, West Lafayette. The Department of Sociology

Invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Sociology to begin August 2009. We are seeking candidates with research and teaching interests in social inequality and social stratification. Qualified candidates will have a PhD in sociology by the date of appointment. Applicants should submit the following: a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, publications, information regarding teaching (approach, experience and effectiveness), and three letters of reference addressing teaching strengths in addition to scholarly activity. Submit these materials to: Sociology Faculty Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Purdue University, 700 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059. Inquiries also may be directed to James D. Davidson (, Search Committee Chair. The university offers excellent salary and benefits and is located in an affordable metropolitan area of 150,000 people conveniently located between Indianapolis and Chicago. The department has 27 full-time sociologists. The teaching load is two courses per semester and includes teaching graduate and undergraduate students. Screening of applicants will begin on September15, 2008. Purdue is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to achieving a diverse faculty.

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