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Assistant Professor of Race, Ethnicity, Nation

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 23rd, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Mar 4, 2019 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: Sunday, Jun 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 tenure-track position in the sociology of race, ethnicity, nation (REN) at the rank of assistant professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and service. 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 letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing samples, and syllabi (if available). In addition, candidates should submit statements on research and teaching. Candidates are encouraged to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Three letters of recommendation are required. Materials must be submitted electronically via UC Recruit: Review of applications begins March 5, 2019. The position is open until filled.

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 Teaching

  • Statement of Research

  • Writing Samples

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

  • Syllabi (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required