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Assistant Professor of Sociology, UC Blue Ash

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About UC Blue Ash College

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College (UC Blue Ash College) invites applications for a Full-Time, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Sociology position in our Behavioral Science Department starting August 15, 2022. UC Blue Ash College is one of the largest regional colleges in Ohio and one of the largest and most diverse colleges at the University of Cincinnati. We offer primarily associate degrees in career and transition programs as well as general education courses and technical baccalaureate degrees to approximately 4500 students. The college was selected as a winner of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 2021 Best Places to Work award.

Job Overview

An Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC Blue Ash College is expected to (1) teach, (2) participate in governance and committee work at the Department, College, and University levels, and (3) engage in scholarly and other professional and creative activities within Sociology or the scholarship of teaching and learning literatures. This position will support the University of Cincinnati's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. The topics taught in this position may include, but are not limited to, Introduction to Sociology, Individual in Society, Drugs and Society, and Global Community: Cultural Diversity and Interaction. The teaching load for UC Blue Ash College faculty is four course sections per primary academic semester and may include daytime, evening, and/or weekend classes. The Position is expected to begin August 15, 2022.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare and teach undergraduate-level courses as assigned; this includes creating and delivering course content, evaluating student coursework, maintaining routine communication with students, and providing assistance and mentoring outside the classroom.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • Participate in shared governance by serving on department, college, and/or university committees and attending a variety of meetings.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of service responsibilities; for example, participate in department work, such as representing the department on college level committees, joining ad hoc college committees, and sub-committee duties as needed.
  • Engage in limited levels of discipline-specific and/or scholarship of teaching and learning research with the goal of presenting at conferences and publishing in appropriate journals.
  • Other related duties as assigned. For example, providing classroom assessment data when requested for program assessment, and/or representing the department at Open House functions.

Required Education

Doctorate (PhD) degree in Sociology prior to the effective date of the appointment. 

Required Experience

At least two academic terms of full-time college-level teaching of freshman- or sophomore-level courses in Sociology as the instructor-of-record prior to the effective date of appointment.

Application Process

Applicants MUST supply a cover letter and CV/resume. The following items MUST be uploaded to the 'Additional Documents' section of the application: (1) evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as student evaluations or comments, peer reviews, or letters of recommendation (please limit this to no more than 5 pages), (2) unofficial transcript, and (3) a list of at least 3 references, including contact and email information. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items


Questions about this or any other job posting at UC Blue Ash can be directed to: UCBAHR@uc.edu (REQ ID74341)


Applications will be reviewed beginning January 21, 2022 but the position will remain open until filled.

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.




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.


REQ: 74341


Assistant Professor of Sociology, UC Blue Ash

Date:  Jan 14, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Blue Ash Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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