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Assistant Professor - Global Sociology

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $74,600 - $97,200.
The posted UC Academic salary scales set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the salary scale(s) for this position [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf].
The base salary range, from the salary table(s), for this position is $74,600 - $97,200. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. Additional UCSD salary information can be found here: https://aps.ucsd.edu/compensation/apo-salary.html

Application Window

Open date: April 30, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Jul 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Aug 30, 2024 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.

Position description

The Department of Sociology [https://sociology.ucsd.edu/] invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, to begin July 1, 2025, in the area of global sociology. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and welcome applicants who focus on global issues, institutions, or organizations; on cross-national comparison; on countries other than the United States; or on issues that have transnational implications (e.g., climate change, immigration, human rights).

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 to join our ranks 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.

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website: https://aps.ucsd.edu/recruitment/pop/.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants at the assistant level and holds a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field, or who is ABD, pursuing a Ph.D.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

A completed Ph.D. by the position start date, in Sociology or a related field.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03968

Help contact: b1guzman@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

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Job location

San Diego