Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in August 2023.  We seek applicants with advanced quantitative skills in demography and/or longitudinal data analysis (e.g., latent trajectory analysis, sequence analysis).  Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to our areas of specialization in age/life course or health/medicine, particularly those with an interest in social inequality.  

Responsibilities of the position include the following:  teach two courses per semester, conduct general and major undergraduate advising, contribute to the doctoral program by teaching substantive seminars and statistics courses, provide mentorship and research supervision for doctoral students. 

Case Western Reserve University offers students the quality and class size of a strong liberal arts college within one of the nation’s major research universities.  

Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology, Demography, or a related field at the time of appointment.  Preference will be given to candidates with: (1) scholarly promise in a clearly articulated program of research; (2) evidence of effective teaching experience and clear pedagogy; (3) demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2022 and will continue until the search is included.

Applicants should submit applications via Interfolio ( and include (1) a cover letter that addresses how their program of research and their teaching qualifications align with this position, (2) a diversity statement that explains how diversity, equity, and inclusion inform their past and/or future professional experience (scholarship, teaching, service) with further details available on the application webpage, and (3) a CV. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted via the application website by November 17, 2022. Other correspondence may be sent to Jessica Kelley (, Chair, Department of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-7124.   

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. As a recipient of the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award for the past ten years, CWRU has been recognized nationally as a leader in advancing equity and inclusivity. The university and the College of Arts & Sciences at CWRU are committed to creating an inclusive community where all are welcome, valued and heard. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216.368.3066 or to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.