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The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography 

offers a degree in Sociology and Anthropology with a major concentration in Sociology or Anthropology. We also offer a minor in Geography. All three disciplines expose students to the variation that exists in human societies, cultures, and our physical landscapes, while providing students with analytical skills and a knowledge base that will facilitate  their ability to work in an increasingly global society. Therefore, our students are prepared for a variety of career opportunities and/or graduate studies. A number of internship opportunities are also available through the department that give students  "real-world" experience is their field of study.




The Department Invites Applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor 

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sociology position which will begin August 1, 2014. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Sociology with an emphasis on quantitative & qualitative research methods, plus a specialty in environmental sociology, population diversity or social psychology. Candidates should provide evidence of excellent teaching ability, have an established research record, and evidence of external funding. Post-doctoral or applied experience is preferred.  UT Chattanooga is an engaged metropolitan university with opportunities for community partnerships. The Chattanooga campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.


Please send a letter of application including a statement of research and teaching interests, vita, and contact information on 3 references electronically to Review of applications will begin on December 16 and will continue until the position is filled.


Questions may be directed to Dr. Zibin Guo, Search Committee Chair (, 423-425-4442).


The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.