Title: UCLA Department of Sociology Assistant Professor
Recruitment Period: August 15, 2019 - September 15, 2019
Description: The UCLA Department of Sociology invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level, to begin fall 2020, subject to budgetary approval. UCLA is a leading public university, located in a vibrant and diverse global city. We welcome applications from scholars in all substantive areas and all methodological approaches to sociology whose experience in research, teaching, and community/collegial service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence and diversity. For one of these two positions, we are especially interested in scholars with expertise in Inequality (e.g., social class, race/ethnicity, gender/sexualities), Urban Sociology, or Methods (both qualitative and quantitative). The second position is open with respect to specialization. Candidates are expected to hold a doctoral degree in sociology or a related field by the date of hire, July 1, 2020.
To apply, candidates must submit (a) a cover letter, (b) CV, (c) statement of research, (d) statement of teaching, (e) an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) statement that describes the candidate's past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, (f) writing samples (one required, but may submit a total of three), and (g) three letters of recommendation. Applications will be accepted via the UC Recruit web site at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04724 beginning August 15, 2019. The deadline for applications to be submitted is September 15, 2019.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy, http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.