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Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: College of Arts and Sciences

Organization: Sociology

Title: Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Sociology at the University of Washington invites applications for a non-tenure track, promotion-eligible Assistant Teaching Professor position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both introductory and advanced undergraduate levels and will be expected to teach effectively across a range of courses, including introductory sociology courses, courses within the candidate’s substantive area of expertise, and core required courses for the Sociology major. This may involve teaching across modalities (i.e., remote, hybrid, in-person teaching, and/or teaching with technology), in accordance with accessible and equity-oriented pedagogies, and/or public or community-engaged teaching.

The base salary range for this position will be $7500 - 9800  per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 

University of Washington teaching faculty engage in teaching, scholarship, and service. Service may include: program assessment and administration; curriculum development; mentorship of graduate student instructors; and service on departmental/campus committees.

This position will have an anticipated start date of September 2023, and is a full-time, 9-month, 3-year renewable (promotion eligible but not tenure-track) position. Length of renewal period increases with promotion rank. The successful candidate will be expected to advance the teaching mission of the department. Promotion to higher academic ranks (Associate/Full Teaching Professor) will be assessed based on departmental and college criteria.


Applicants must have a Ph.D., or foreign equivalent, in sociology or closely related field by the start of the appointment.



The University of Washington and the Department of Sociology are committed to creating a community that embraces and benefits from the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Successful applicants should be able to thrive in, and contribute to, this environment. Therefore, application materials must include a separate statement that describes how you will contribute to creating an inclusive, equitable and diverse department.

Complete applications will include: 1) letter of interest, including a description of teaching interests; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of diversity contributions; 4) sample teaching materials; and contact information for three professional references. Professional references will be contacted to submit letters of recommendation in later rounds of review.

All application material should be submitted electronically at

Review of applications will begin by February 14, 2023. However, the position will remain open, and applications may be considered, until the position is filled.

Questions about the search should be sent to: Fatema Mookhtiar, Administrator, Department of Sociology,

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under University of Washington (UW) Policy, University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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