Assistant Professor of Sociology

University of Texas Austin Department of Sociology

United States


The Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor of Instruction. Initial appointment will begin September 1, 2020. The contract is renewable yearly, but we seek candidates who aim to remain with our department for a multiyear term. This is a full-time, 9-month position that will consist of six undergraduate courses per academic year (three per semester) with a small amount of accompanying administrative and service duties to be determined based on department need. Candidates should be able to cover a wide array of courses, including undergraduate research methods and statistics. Flexibility in scheduling will also allow courses to be taught in the candidate’s area of expertise. Salary is dependent upon qualifications but will be $43,000+. 


A Ph.D. in Sociology by the time of employment is required. Previous college-level teaching experience is required. Security sensitive position; background check conducted on applicant selected.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three references, and teaching materials (sample syllabi, teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations) to: Professor Pam Paxton, Chair, Department of Sociology.

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