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The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach in the following areas: Culture, Social Movements, Race/Ethnicity, Methods, Theory, Inequalities, and Feminist and Gender Studies. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 33% to 67% time.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Sociology and be prepared to teach introductory courses, have an emphasis in one or more of the substantive areas noted above, and have at least one year of teaching experience. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

To apply, please go to the following link: Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of teaching experience, publications. Applicants should also provide 3 references. The posting will remain open until October 31, 2016 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed in August/September and winter quarter in October. The pool will close on October 31, 2016, if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and 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 (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching and any evaluations - Summary of Teaching Experience and evaluations, if any.

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

  • Publication samples (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)