Assistant Professor

Princeton University seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professorship with a core research agenda focused on one or more Asian American populations. This will be a joint position in the Department of Sociology and the Effron Center for the Study of America. The ideal candidate will show clear dedication to contributing to both Asian American Studies and Sociology. The selected scholar will be physically housed in Sociology with tenure homes in both Sociology and the Effron Center. 


We encourage candidates to apply online at  


Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page research statement, 1-2 page teaching statement, and one chapter- or article-length writing sample.   (References should only be sent upon request. Letters will not be solicited in the initial stages of the application).  


Candidates with a range of disciplinary training are encouraged to apply, but professional evaluation will be based on contributions to sociology and Asian American Studies. 


Evaluation of applicants will begin on October 1 and continue until the position is filled. 

Princeton is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  

These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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