The Department of Sociology will be making several tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2016. The positions, which will have a university year appointment, are open with regard to specialization. We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated exceptional promise in sociological research and teaching. Electronic submission of application materials is strongly preferred. By September 8, 2015, please upload pdf files of your letter of application, curriculum vita, samples of written work, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence (if available) and the names and email addresses of three reference letter writers to the link provided at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/soc/people/openings. If sending hard copies of your application, please address them to: Chair, Personnel Committee, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, 3115 LSA, 500 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.