American Sociological Association

Down Market? Findings from the 2008 ASA Job Bank Survey

September 2009
Authors: Roberta Spalter-Roth, Jerry A. Jacobs, Janene Scelza

Using data from positions advertised in the ASA Job Bank, this research brief describes the types of jobs available to sociologists in 2008, and presents the outcomes of searches to fill those positions. Findings include a decrease in the number of advertised jobs between 2006 and 2008.

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