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Assistant Professor – Sociology

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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, open field, to begin July 1, 2019.

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.

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:

Application deadline is Monday, September 10, 2018. Applicants should submit all application materials electronically via UCSD’s Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT ( Documents required for application are:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Personal Statement
• Statement of Research
• Statement of Teaching
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - see for further information
• Sample of written work
• Contact information for three (3) references

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.

  • Personal Statement

  • 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 letters of reference required