Employment Opportunities

Lecturer - Sociology

Recruitement Period

Open date: August 23rd, 2016
Next review date: March 7, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: April 10th, 2017
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 at UC San Diego (www.sociology.ucsd.edu) has occasional openings for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) throughout the academic year.

Courses in which lecturers are typically needed may include undergraduate lower and upper division lecture courses in the areas of Law and Society, Immigration, and Religion including SOCI 118E: Sociology of Language, SOCI 123: Japanese Culture, SOCI 135: Medical Sociology, SOCI 156: Sociology of Religion, SOCI 179: Social Change, SOCI 137: Sociology of Food, etc. The full list of courses offered by the Department of Sociology can be found in the online course catalog: (http://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/courses/SOC.html)

We are seeking applicants with a Ph.D. in Sociology or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience relevant to the course(s) to which they are applying to teach. Applicants with teaching experience are preferred; experience can be as a teaching assistant. Appointments may be full or part time, for 1, 2, or 3 quarters in duration. In the application, specify the courses or academic area(s) for which you are qualified to teach. We are especially interested in recruiting candidates committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports that commitment.Documents required for application are:

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
  • 1-3 references required (contact information only)
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.

Faculty Recruitment:

Robin Ross

Phone: (858) 534-2779

Email: rlross@ucsd.edu