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Tenure-Track Search

Questions about the position or your application?  Contact Jeannie Worrall (; 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 2020. This position is open with regard to specialization.

We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated exceptional promise in sociological research, teaching, and activities contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia. 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.

Applications must be received no later than September 4, 2019. The system will close and accept no additional materials after this date.

Please apply online using Interfolio by going to:


LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship

The LSA Collegiate Fellows program is a major initiative aimed at recruiting exceptional early-career scholars in all liberal arts fields who are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the academy, and preparing those scholars for possible tenure-track appointments in LSA.

During the two-year fellowship, scholars will have dedicated research time, teaching experience, faculty mentorship, and professional development opportunities through both LSA and the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID). 

Application opens on September 1, 2019.   Application deadline is October 1, 2019

Learn more about and apply to the LSA Collegiate Fellows Program