Assistant Professor of Sociology

Frederick, Maryland
Sep 07, 2022
Oct 12, 2022
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Sociology


Hood College Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track sociology position beginning in August 2023. The Department awards a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and is housed in the School of Behavioral and Health Sciences. The sociology major offerings focus on social inequality and the program serves several majors including social work, public health, and law and criminal justice. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability in teaching basic social science statistics and demonstrated ability, or strong potential for success, in teaching across the sociology curriculum, including in the areas of inequality through an intersectional lens and social institutions.

In addition to social statistics, the candidate will have the opportunity to teach courses related to social inequality, gender, ethnicity, and global social problems and to develop courses of interest around social movements, social justice, environmental sociology, family, health, sports, education, religion, work, and the like. The candidate may have the opportunity to teach research methods and statistics in graduate programs as well as courses for the First Year Seminar and Honors Program. As per the School of Behavioral and Health Sciences goals, independent research with undergraduate and graduate students as well as interdisciplinary collaboration is encouraged.


We seek a candidate with a strong commitment in a liberal arts setting, who is passionate about high-impact learning experiences, and who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do.  Candidates must have strong organizational skills and proven ability to work collaboratively across academic disciplines.

Education and/or Experience

By the position start date, applicants must have a PhD in sociology and demonstrated ability in teaching undergraduate level sociology courses.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online via our electronic application which requires a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and diversity statement. The diversity statement should address how you incorporate, and address the needs of, marginalized populations in your teaching, research, and service. For full consideration, please respond by October 15, 2022.

If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States.  EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

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