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Faculty Position in Urban Inequalities

Posted: 11/28/2016 (Employment)

The Department of Sociology at the University of Cincinnati invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level to begin August 15, 2017.

The focus of the position is urban inequalities, including but not limited to such concerns as health, education, crime and punishment, and racial and ethnic relations. A PhD in Sociology or a related field by August 14, 2017 is required. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of fit with the department’s areas of expertise, and record of or potential for scholarly research and publication, extramural funding, teaching and advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, service to the department, university, and profession, and participation in interdisciplinary research teams.

This position is a part of a $4 million Urban Futures Initiative by the University of Cincinnati (UC) to recruit five faculty members in Sociology, Urban Planning, Criminal Justice, Education, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Unless a joint appointment is desired, the selected candidate will hold a full appointment in the Department of Sociology. As part of the initiative, the faculty member will be provided funds to select and work with an Urban Scholar Graduate Fellow and an Urban Scholar Undergraduate Research Assistant.

Applicants must apply online at (enter 14161 in the search box) by submitting a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 5,000 character or fewer statement of experience with and/or commitment to principles of diversity and inclusion. Please do NOT send letters of recommendation, writing samples, or other materials unless the recruitment committee requests them. If you have questions about the application process, please email Jeff Timberlake, search committee chair, at Review of application materials will begin October 31, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Location: University of Cincinnati