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Assistant Professor, Sociology (TT)

University of Akron
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jul 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Akron, Department of Sociology seeks an Assistant Professor whose research and teaching complement existing faculty strengths. Successful candidates will have expertise in Medical Sociology or the Sociology of Mental Health and be able to contribute to one of the following: Race & Ethnicity, Research Methods and Statistics, Social Inequalities, or Sociological Theory. This position carries a typical teaching load of 9 credit hours per semester. It is a full-time, tenure track (TT) position with competitive salary and benefits, commencing August 22, 2022.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Sociology or related field; expertise in Medical Sociology or the Sociology of Mental Health.

Preferred Qualifications:

Expertise in racial/ethnic health disparities and ability to teach one or more of the following courses: Race & Ethnicity, Research Methods, Statistics, Social Inequality, or Sociological Theory.


The Department of Sociology is home to a group of diverse and dynamic faculty who are passionate about creative, community-oriented experiential learning that promotes social justice and students’ well-being. We are in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences and we have six full-time faculty members as well as two tenure-track faculty members who hold joint appointments with the Department of Criminal Justice Studies. The department offers an undergraduate B.A. degree and minor in Sociology, programmatic concentrations in (a) Health and (b) Social Justice, and certificates in Social Science Research Methods and Conflict Management. We also are one of several departments in the university that offer an online BA degree. As a department we emphasize hands-on, experiential learning, and promote undergraduate research.

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About University of Akron:

As one of the largest employers in the region, The University of Akron is creating a community and workforce committed to making a difference in the lives of our students and in the region. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to qualified candidates who are passionate about shaping and inspiring the next generation of thinkers, experts, artists, and leaders.



The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.


Application Deadline:

Open until filled, however, review of applicants will begin October 1, 2021.

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Job ID # 13002



Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Akron, as an equal education and employment institution, is committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified individuals in its education programs or activities, including applicants for admissions or employment, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. To further this commitment, the University complies with state and federal laws which prohibit discrimination. Questions or concerns about the administration of this commitment can be directed to the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office (

The University also strives to provide an environment free from the negative impacts of gender-based discrimination and harassment as prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Questions about Title IX can be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education or both. For more information on Title IX at the University of Akron, including how to contact the Title IX Coordinator, how to file a complaint under Title IX with the University or the Title IX process at the University of Akron, please visit the University’s Title IX page at

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