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Assistant Professor of Sexuality and Gender

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 27th, 2018
Last review date: Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Apr 30, 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 invites applications for a position in the sociology of sexuality and gender at the rank of assistant professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology or related field by the time of appointment. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda embracing an intersectional approach, and a demonstrated promise of excellence in teaching. The department is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Applicants should submit a current CV, cover letter, statements of teaching and research, writing samples and an optional statement of contributions to diversity. We also ask for a minimum of three Reference Letters, to be submitted via UC Recruit. For primary consideration, all application materials should be received by September 10, 2018, position is open until filled. You may apply via UC 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Writing Samples

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc. (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

How to apply

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  3. If any, provide required reference information
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