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Contact Victoria McIntyre (; 734.764.5554)

The Department of Sociology will be making a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in the fall of 2017. The position, which will have a university year appointment, is open with regard to specialization. We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated exceptional promise in sociological research and teaching. Electronic submission of application materials is strongly preferred. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Please click the job title below to begin the application process. You will be asked to create a log-in and password to access the application.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

By September 9, 2016, please complete the application and upload pdf files of your letter of application, curriculum vita , samples of written work, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence (if available) and the names and email addresses of three reference letter writers. If sending hard copies of your application, please address them to: 

Personnel Committee
Department of Sociology
University of Michigan
3115 LSA, 500 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382

As the application states, do not have letters of recommendation sent to you. An email will be sent to the letter writers you designate on the application. A link will be provided which will allow writers to upload the letters directly to the online application system. Reference letters are due September 16.

Please note that once you “Submit” your application, you will not be allowed access to make changes. Click “Save & Finish Later” if you wish to make changes.

Thank you for your interest.