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Assistant Professor of Political Science (Race, Ethnicity, Inequality)

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 19th, 2017
Last review date: October 11th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 1st, 2018
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 Political Science within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego ( invites applications for an appointment as a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2018. Applicants should demonstrate expertise in the study of race, ethnicity, and politics, and/or related fields such as inequality, immigration, and identity. Successful candidates should hold a PhD by start of appointment.

Our department is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Preferred candidates will share this commitment and be prepared to teach graduate and undergraduate students, demonstrate the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity, and contribute to a campus climate that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity.

To be considered, candidates must provide a cover letter, vita, samples of written research, three letters of reference, and a statement summarizing contributions, or potential for contribution, to diversity and leadership (see for additional information).

All materials should be submitted via UCSD AP Online RECRUIT ( for position: Assistant Professor of Political Science (Race, Ethnicity, and Politics).

Review of applications will begin October 11, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Appointment level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Job location

San Diego, CA

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