Distribution of Faculty in Sociology Departments by Rank and Type of Institution: AY 2006/07


Mean and Median Full-Time Faculty in Sociology Programs by Rank and Type of Institution, AY 2006/07
Type of Institution   Full Professor Associate Assistant Lecturer All Ranks
Research I Mean 9.9 5.4 4.8 2.5 20.3
  Median 8.5 6.0 4.0 1.0 18.0
  N of Programs 79 79 79 79 79
 Research II Mean 5.4 4.5 3.9 1.8 12.9
  Median 4.5 4.5 3.0 1.5 13.5
  N of Programs 29 29 29 29 29
Doctoral I Mean 4.1 5.0 3.2 2.0 12.7
  Median 3.9 4.0 3.0 1.0 12.0
  N of Programs 39 39 39 39 39
Doctoral II Mean 2.9 3.6 2.8 1.7 8.0
  Median 3.0 3.5 3.0 2.0 7.0
  N of Programs 37 37 37 37 37
Masters I Mean 2.6 2.2 2.3 1.6 6.1
  Median 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 5.0
  N of Programs 307 307 307 307 307
Masters II Mean 1.5 2.0 1.6 1.0 4.1
  Median 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 3.0
  N of Programs 57 57 57 57 57
Baccalaureate I Mean 2.2 1.9 1.8 1.2 4.6
  Median 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 4.0
  N of Programs 121 121 121 121 121
Baccalaureate II Mean 1.6 1.3 1.9 1.0 3.0
  Median 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 3.0
  N of Programs 147 147 147 147 147
All Programs Mean 3.2 2.6 2.5 1.6 6.8
  Median 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 5.0
  N of Programs 816 816 816 816 816

Source: ASA Department Survey, 2008.


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Further findings from the 2001-2002, 2007-2008, and 2011-2012 Department Surveys can be found in the following research briefs: