Assistant Teaching Professor, Open Field, The Department of Sociology

San Diego, California
Jun 08, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Sociology ( within the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are inviting applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor, open field, to begin July 1, 2019.
This is a teaching-focused position with potential security of employment. The Lecturer with Security of Employment (Teaching Professor) series parallels the professor series, but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and scholarly activity related to teaching. An individual hired into this position will be expected to provide outstanding undergraduate teaching in the context of a large research university, as well as to engage in professional activity and service related to the pedagogical missions of the department and university. This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and, contingent upon promotion, security of employment that is analogous to tenure.
Candidates should demonstrate (1) outstanding professional achievement in the teaching of sociology, (2) superlative accomplishment in the classroom or other instructional settings, (3) university and public service, particularly related to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (4) potential for educational leadership beyond the campus (e.g., through training other instructors, developing curriculum, or creating new or innovative instructional materials).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website:
Application deadline is Monday, September 10, 2018. Applicants should submit all application materials electronically via UCSD’s Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT ( Documents required for application are:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Cover letter
• Documentation of teaching excellence (such as instructional materials developed by the candidate, summaries of teaching evaluations, links to on-line instructional segments, or reprints of scholarly articles related to pedagogy)
• Teaching Statement
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - see for further information
• Contact information for three (3) references
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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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