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Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology by August 31, 2013. Research and teaching interests in utilizing the novel data and methodologies from the emergent field of Computational Social Science, e.g. large-scale digital data on social behavior, social network data, and data from internet experiments. The candidate’s substantive area of specialty is open.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Assistant Professor is expected to teach courses on both the Graduate and Undergraduate levels in areas related to Computational Social Science as well as the candidate’s area of specialty. Applicants are welcome who can add a distinctively sociological focus to existing interdisciplinary collaborations across the University in Computation Social Science, including the Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Advanced Computational Science. Stony Brook University expects excellence in teaching and in research while being committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and multicultural learning environment.
For further information about the Department of Sociology, please visit our website: www.stonybrook.edu/sociology.
Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2013. **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but for full consideration please submit your materials by 02/04/2013.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: Applicants should complete the Academic Jobs Online application process online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2369. The complete application consists of: 1) State employment application, 2) Cover Letter, 3) Curriculum Vitae (CV), 4) Research Statement, 5) Teaching Statement, 6) Copies of up to three writing samples, and 7) a minimum of 3 (three) letters of recommendation. Electronic submission of materials is highly preferred.
Alternatively, submit the above mentioned materials to:
Sociology Faculty Search
Department of Sociology
Social and Behavioral Science Building, Room S-401
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4356
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