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Tenure-Track Searches

Questions about the position or your application?  Contact Jeannie Worrall (; 734.764.5554)

The Department of Sociology will be making a couple of tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in the fall of 2019.  One position is open with regard to specialization, the other position we are looking for someone who works specifically on China.

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 (open field, due September 3rd)

Assistant Professor of Sociology (Chinese Studies, due October 1st)

As the applications state, 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.

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


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). 

Learn more about and apply to the LSA Collegiate Fellows Program (due October 1st)