Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Commensurate with experience
Jul 08, 2024
Aug 25, 2024
Position Type
Faculty, Assistant Professor
Work Mode
Full Time
Academic Appointment
Employment Type
Employment Sector

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN: The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin August 25, 2025. The position, which will have a university year appointment, is open, with a priority focus on quantitative methodology and/or race, and secondary interests in health, law/carcerality, education, and/or environmental justice (GEN, Assistant Professor). We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated exceptional promise in sociological research and teaching. For more information please see

All application materials should be submitted online through Interfolio by going to: Applications must be received no later than Sunday, August 25, 2024, when the application will close at 11:59 p.m. (EST). (Recommendation letters will be accepted until Sunday, September 1, 2024, 11:59 p.m.) Required materials include: (A) cover letter, (B) curriculum vitae, (C) statement of current and future research plans, (D) statement of activities contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia, (E) statement of teaching philosophy and experience, teaching evaluations and other evidence of teaching excellence, (F) a writing sample, and (G) three letters of recommendation.

For any questions regarding this position with the Department of Sociology please contact Jeannie Worrall at, or (734) 764-5554.

Candidates must meet all degree requirements prior to the start date of the position.

Candidates who identify as women or members of minority and other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer, is supportive of the needs of dual career couples, and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This employer prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.