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Assistant Professor – Sociology

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 17th, 2019
Next review date: Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Sociology within the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are inviting applications for an Assistant Professor, specializing in gender or race and ethnicity, to begin July 1, 2020. We welcome applicants who study societies in any region of the world.

Applicants will be expected to teach courses and mentor at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. We invite applicants of a wide variety of theoretical and methodological approaches with an innovative research program and commitment to outstanding teaching.

Applicants must have strong research accomplishments and have experience or a willingness to participate in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Ph.D in Sociology or related field or equivalent is required by the time of hire.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website:

The application deadline is Monday, September 23, 2019. Applicants should submit all application materials electronically via UCSD’s Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT (

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Also known as a Personal Statement or Candidate Statement

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching - You are welcome to include teaching evaluations in the pdf

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Sample of Written Work

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required