Job opportunity: Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Cincinnati

The Department of Sociology at the University of Cincinnati invites applicants for a one-year, full-time position as Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2023. The position carries a 2/2 teaching load, and courses may be taught online or face-to-face, depending on departmental needs. 

We seek candidates who can teach undergraduate courses in: race and ethnicity; gender and sexuality; or quantitative research methods. We anticipate that the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach at least one graduate-level course.

This position will not be eligible for visa sponsorship.

Review of applications will begin on 4/1/2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at (type 92077 in the search field) by providing the following:

  • Electronic employment application form;
  • Cover letter;
  • Current curriculum vitae;
  • Teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations from students and faculty supervisors); and
  • 5,000 character or fewer statement of experience with and/or commitment to principles of diversity and inclusion. 

After an initial round of review, applicants may be asked to provide the names and email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Questions about the position may be directed to Erynn Masi de Casanova (; 513-556-4716).

The University of Cincinnati is a diverse public university with a total enrollment of 47,000 students and a Carnegie designation of very high research activity. The university lies in the heart of Cincinnati, a beautiful river city that combines the amenities of a major metropolis with a small-town cost of living. Sociology is a PhD-granting department with about 150 majors and minors and 40 active PhD students.

UC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the University community. In that spirit, we encourage a broad spectrum of applicants, including women, people of color, LGTBQ+ individuals, persons with disabilities, covered veterans and disabled veterans.