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Sociology Assistant Professor- Culture

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 1st, 2017
Last review date: October 31st, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 30th, 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 Sociology invites applications for a position in the sociology of culture, broadly construed, at the rank of Assistant Professor effective July 1, 2018. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Sociology, an active research agenda, and a strong commitment to quality teaching that complements one or more of the Department’s core areas of strength. Scholars using all methodological approaches are welcome to apply. We are especially 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, samples of recent publications , and statements on research, and teaching, A minimum of three letters of recommendation is required. A PhD in Sociology is expected at time of appointment. Submit application materials no later than October 31, 2017 via; UC Recruit:

“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




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