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Sociology Assistant Professor- Culture

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


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


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

  • Letter of Interest

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Samples of recent publications

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

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required