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Department of Sociology
University of California, Riverside 

The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for part-time lecturer positions for fall 2014, winter 2015 and spring 2015 quarters.  Instruction begins October 2, 2014 for fall quarter, January 5, 2015 for winter quarter; and March 30, 2015 for spring quarter.  Beginning salary is $5,391.32 per course.  Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching Sociology.  A completed M.A. is required, with a preference in Sociology.

Below is a list of proposed courses to teach.  Course offerings are subject to availability of funding.  Please indicate the course(s) you would prefer to teach.

Fall 2014
SOC 001 – Introduction to Sociology (scheduled M/W/F 10:10-11:00am)
SOC 147 – Corrections (scheduled M/W/F 3:10-4:00pm)
SOC 153 – Sexualities (scheduled M/W 5:10-6:30pm)

Winter 2015
SOC 001 – Introduction to Sociology
SOC 003 – Theoretical Perspectives in Sociology
SOC 158 – Sociology of Religion

Spring 2014
SOC 001 – Introduction to Sociology
SOC 003 – Theoretical Perspectives in Sociology
SOC 133 – Inequality and Social Class
SOC 141 – Men and Masculinity
SOC 159 – Sociology of Law
SOC 160 – Sociology of Education
SOC 174 – Socialization and Personality

Interested candidates should send electronic application, including a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, recent teaching evaluations and/or three letters of recommendation to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00177

Closing date for complete applications is Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


University of California, Riverside. The Department of Sociology invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in medical sociology and/or population health beginning July 1, 2015.  We seek a scholar with an emphasis in disparities of health and/or health care linked to gender, race, class, ethnicity and/or immigrant status, as well as candidates who can add to existing strengths within the Department of Sociology, while also offering the potential for collaboration with UCR’s new School of Medicine.  Competitive candidates will demonstrate a strong record of publication, a commitment to extramural funding and teaching excellence.  

UC Riverside ranks among the top 5 PhD granting institutions nation-wide in racial and ethnic diversity. Thus, competitive candidates will possess a strong commitment to pedagogical excellence in a diverse context at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Successful candidates will be qualified to teach quantitative or qualitative methods at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Supervision of graduate students, curricular development and performance of Departmental and University service are also expected.

A PhD in Sociology is preferred prior to the appointment start date. Applications received by October 1, 2014, will receive full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a letter of application, research and teaching statement, three letters of recommendations, and up to three writing samples to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00163. Address inquiries to the search committee chair, Matthew C. Mahutga, Department of Sociology, University of California, Riverside. If you encounter problems with the online application system, please contact Michael Haeberle at michael.haeberle@ucr.edu.
 
The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees. The University of California prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.


University of California, Riverside. The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure- track faculty Assistant Professor position in social psychology beginning July 1, 2015.  Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in experimental or quantitative methods, experience in extramural funding, and knowledge in one or more of the department’s current areas of specialization.  Competitive candidates will demonstrate a strong record of publication, a commitment to extramural funding and teaching excellence.

UC Riverside ranks among the top 5 PhD granting institutions nation-wide in racial and ethnic diversity. Thus, competitive candidates also should possess a strong commitment to pedagogical excellence in a diverse context at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Supervision of graduate students, curricular development, and performance of Departmental and University service are also expected.   

A PhD in Sociology is preferred prior to the appointment start date.  The position will remain open until filled. Applications received by October 1, 2014 will receive full consideration.   To apply, submit a letter of application, research and teaching statement, three letters of recommendation and up to three writing samples to: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00164. Address inquiries to the search committee chair, Jan E. Stets, Department of Sociology, University of California, Riverside. If you encounter problems with the online application system, please contact Michael Haeberle at michael.haeberle@ucr.edu. 

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees. The University of California prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.