Assistant Professor - Race and Racism

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Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Sep 17, 2021
Sep 22, 2021
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The Program in Quantitative Social Science (QSS) at Dartmouth College seeks a scholar for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor, to be appointed as early as July 1, 2022. QSS is an interdisciplinary program that integrates modern statistical, computational, and mathematical tools with social science. Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. (or be ABD with degree in hand by the appointment date) in a social science field. Potential fields include: economics, demography, sociology, political science, geography, or related disciplines. We are particularly interested in applications from qualified quantitative scholars whose research and teaching centers on race and racism in the United States. Qualified candidates should demonstrate strong, applied skills in quantitative methods and should be highly motivated and qualified to teach undergraduate courses in methodology. The person in this position will be expected to foster cross-disciplinary connections at Dartmouth around quantitative methods.

Dartmouth has a strong focus on undergraduate research, and the person in this position will have the opportunity to participate in programs sponsored by the College's Office of Undergraduate Advising and Research, including the Women in Science Project, The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, and the E.E. Just Program. QSS students are highly-motivated and engaged with the program's curriculum, and the person in this position will be able to work with and mentor young people who seek to apply quantitative and computational methods to contemporary problems and challenges in society.

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Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and/or first generation college graduates. Applicants should state in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth's commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D., or by ABD (with degree in hand by the appointment date), in a social science field, such as economics, demography, sociology, political science, geography, or related disciplines. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a writing sample that demonstrates strong applied skills in quantitative or computational methods, and letters of recommendation from three references. Applications will be administrated via Interfolio at Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be sent to the search committee chair, Jason Houle, at

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Assistant Professor, Location: Hanover, NH - 03755

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