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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
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. 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.
The University of Cincinnati is a diverse public university with a total enrollment of 43,000 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.
This position will not be eligible for visa sponsorship.
- This position carries a 2/2 teaching load.
- Courses may be taught online or face-to-face, depending on departmental needs.
Must have all of the following prior to the effective date of appointment:
- PhD in Sociology or a closely related field.
- At least two semesters as instructor of record at the college level.
- Strong commitment and/or contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
- Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate’s experience.
- Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
- Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
- Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
- Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
- Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
- Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
Feb 23, 2023
Cincinnati, OH, US
The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. UC is a smoke-free environment.
How to apply
Review of applications will begin on 3/1/2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the online application and provide the following:
- 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).
- 5,000 character or fewer statement of experience with and/or commitment to principles of diversity and inclusion.
- Please use the Additional Documents option as needed for these documents.
After an initial round of review, applicants may be asked to provide the names and email addresses of three references from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Questions about the position may be directed to Erynn Masi de Casanova ([email protected]; 513-556-4716).