The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of environmental sociology, beginning August 1, 2020. The UTK Sociology Department helped to establish environmental sociology within the discipline and we are looking for a scholar who will add to our reputation as a leader in this field. Our needs include expertise in ecojustice, communities, the green economy, and the global environment. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the Department of Sociology’s strength in social justice ( and whose research resonates with our other departmental areas: criminology, political economy and globalization; and critical race and ethnic studies. Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and excellent teaching and will be expected to seek external funding as a condition of tenure and promotion. A Ph.D. in Sociology or related area is required at the time of appointment. Click here for more information.