Assistant Professor

University of Arkansas Fayetteville

Assistant Professor

  • Institution: University of Arkansas Fayetteville
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Fayetteville, AR US
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Assistant Professor

  • University of Arkansas Fayetteville | Fayetteville, AR US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: January 07, 2023
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Job TitleAssistant Professor

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range $ negotiable

Location Fayetteville, AR US

Application Deadline December 18, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Lori Holyfield

Department Sociology and Criminology


Phone US +1 (479) 575-3206

Job Description

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Position/Rank and Salary: The Department of Sociology and Criminology in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an open research focus in sociology. Salary and start up are very competitive, with a typical teaching load of two courses per semester. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment beginning in August 2023.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in sociology or related social science discipline conferred by the start of employment is required. We are seeking candidates with an active research agenda, evidence of scholarly productivity, and a commitment to exceptional teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Primary area of research is open with preferred candidates scholarship in the areas of race, ethnicity, racism, and/or other interlocking forms of inequality (e.g., gender, social class, and sexuality). Applicants should articulate how they can contribute to one or more areas of departmental strength in: inequality/stratification, community, criminology and/or an emerging area of health. Strong preference will be given to candidates who can teach in the areas of social theory, and intersecting inequalities (i.e., Sociology of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality) and contribute to the department’s mission of diversity and inclusion.

About the Department: The Department is dynamic, productive, friendly, and student success-oriented unit in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, valuing both qualitative and quantitative social science scholarship. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Sociology and Criminology, and an M.A. in Sociology, and affiliation with three research units: the Center for Social Research, Community and Family Institute, and the Terrorism Research Center. The Department participates in African and African American Studies, Latin American & Latino Studies, and other interdisciplinary area studies programs, and is actively engaged with College and University DEI efforts, including the UA IDEALS Institute to enrich diversity and inclusion across campus and the state. The department contributes to the larger university strategic mission that is part of eight priority areas that have been outlined in detail in the University’s guiding priorities. For more information about the department visit

This position is being advertised in conjunction with a departmental tenure track faculty hiring initiative. For information on the other opportunities, please see:


Completed applications received by December 18, 2022, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

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