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"Tenure Track" position in Sociology

"Tenure Track" position in Sociology

"Tenure Track" position in Sociology




The Department of Political and Social Science at the Pompeu Fabra University invites applications for a UPF for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of sociology starting in September of 2019.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Sociology, Demography, Economics or Statistics, with a strong background in quantitative research methods and a sound post-doc experience in research and teaching. Preferred areas of specialization are social stratification and social inequalities.

Candidates must demonstrate their expertise through publications in peer-reviewed journals. Official languages at UPF are Catalan, Spanish and English. Candidates are expected to teach in any of these three languages. Teaching duties include courses at both undergraduate and/or graduate level.

The starting gross base salary is 35.596€ per year. The successful candidate will be part of our research group ( and is expected to collaborate with any of our ongoing research projects on the following themes: social deviance, family demography, international migration, health inequalities and aging, the dynamics of life chances, changing relations between households and labor markets, women and employment, and social and family policies.

Our department combines research in demography, sociology, criminology, political science and industrial relations. It offers degrees at both the undergraduate and doctoral level. The Department ranks among the best in Political and Social Science in Southern Europe.

Recruitment procedure:

Candidates should submit their application electronically. They have to enclose the following files:

  • A statement of purpose.
  • Two letters of reference.
  • A CV with a detailed list of publications
  • Teaching evaluations if possible (for the last 3 years).

Applications should be sent before March 17th, 2019 by email to: [email protected]

Applications will be evaluated by the selection committee in order to short-list candidates who will be invited to deliver a job talk at the Department of Political and Social Sciences.

The University provides a welcoming and inclusive working and learning environment, recognizing and respecting all individuals' differences. We therefore welcome applications from people who identify with any ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression.