The Southern Sociologist Volume 52 Number 4 is out now!

The Executive Office is pleased to announce that TSS Volume 52 Number 4 is now available! Volume 52 Number 4 can be found on our website here. Check out this issue to find: a letter from SSS President Adia Harvey Wingfield, a Grad Column piece on the pandemic and job market trends, Lisa Conley writing on … Read more

Instructor of Sociology Position, University of South Carolina Aiken

Instructor of Sociology – Criminology or Criminal Justice (Non tenure-track) The University of South Carolina Aiken (UofSC Aiken) invites applications for an Instructor in Sociology with a focus in criminology or criminal justice. This full-time position is a nine-month, renewable appointment to begin August 16, 2021.  Responsibilities include teaching four courses (12 credit hours) per … Read more

Two Lecturer of Sociology Positions at Georgia State University

The Sociology Department invites applications for two Lecturer positions to teach (primarily) Introduction to Sociology and Introduction to Social Problems, beginning August 2021. In addition to instruction, we expect Lecturers to mentor undergraduate students and participate in departmental governance. These are full-time non-tenure-track teaching positions, with the benefits, rights, and responsibilities of regular faculty and … Read more

Assistant/Associate Professor of Sociology Position: Tennessee State University

Assistant/Associate Professor of Sociology Position: Tennessee State University Tennessee State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor rank in sociology beginning August 2021.  Teaching responsibilities are primarily at the undergraduate level.  The standard teaching load is twelve (12) credit hours per semester.  The most desirable fields include medical sociology, urban sociology, and … Read more

Call for Editors – Social Currents

Social Currents is seeking a new editor or editorial team to begin a three year term that will run from January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2024, with the transition between editorial offices beginning summer 2021. Social Currents is the official journal of the Southern Sociological Society and publishes six issues a year. The journal is a broad-ranging social … Read more

The Southern Sociologist Newsletter is Seeking Submissions

Hello SSS Community! Do you have any news regarding recent publications, awards, nominations, promotions, grants/fellowships, social activism, media appearances, retirement, or any other great professional news? Have it featured in our next TSS newsletter! Please submit your accomplishments this form by Thursday, February 10th! If you have questions, please email me directly at manuel.ramirez@uconn.edu. Best, Manuel A. Ramirez, … Read more

University Fellow Position: University of North Carolina Asheville

University Fellow for Faculty Diversity in Sociology Position Summary To support the development of a more diverse professoriate, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at UNC Asheville invites applications for the new University Fellowship for Faculty Diversity (University Fellows) Program. The program invites pre-doctoral and post-doctoral candidates looking specifically to take on an academic position … Read more

Sociology Lecturer Position: The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Announcement of Lecturer Position in Sociology   Lecturer in Sociology The Department of Sociology at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time, one-year lecturer appointment beginning August 2021, with the possibility of renewal for a second year dependent upon performance, funding availability, and need for the position. Ideal candidates will be … Read more

SSS 2021 Goes Virtual!

SSSers.   It is with great excitement that we announce that SSS 2021 will be virtual this year!   At President Adia Harvey Wingfield’s meeting we will collectively wrestle with her deeply relevant theme, “Will America Work? Race, Polarization, and Economic Inequality,” as well as celebrate the work of our members across the breadth and … Read more

Assistant Professor of Sociology Position: Xavier University of Louisiana

The Department of Sociology at Xavier University of Louisiana invites applicants for a tenure-track entry-level/early career tenure-track position in sociology at the assistant professor level beginning August 2021. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Sociology, with a background in Health Disparities and Health Equity. See full posting here The department is particularly interested in … Read more