The Department of Sociology seeks instructors for lecturer positions, pending administrative approval and funding, for the academic year 2019-2020. Positions are available for the following quarters: Fall Quarter 2019 September 23 - December 13 Winter Quarter 2020 January 3 - March 20 Spring Quarter 2020 March 26 - June 11 Demonstrated experience in teaching, and advanced degree in Sociology or related discipline is required. We will prioritize recent and current graduate students who have worked closely with the Sociology program at Davis. Applicants should submit a cover letter (indicate positions for which you would like to be considered ranked by preference), CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the contact information for two (2) references. Teaching statement, course syllabus, and prior evaluations are optional. Applicants can apply and submit their materials through the online application form, which can be found at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu Applications are due May 15, 2019. We will review applications and notify you if you have been selected by June 1, 2019. Current Unit 18 lecturers need not reapply to be considered for reappointment. Current lecturers should contact Chair Ryken Grattet to request consideration for reappointment; they will then be assessed according to the current department guidelines. Chair Grattet will recommend appointments to the Associate Dean of the Faculty in the Social Sciences, who makes the final decision. All appointments are contingent upon funding availability. The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
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