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Assistant Professor, Sociology of Immigration

Recruitment Period

Open July 16, 2015 through September 24, 2015


The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a position in immigration at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a colleague who will increase the Department’s graduate and undergraduate teaching capacity in quantitative methods, and we are particularly interested in scholars of Latino/a American immigration. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda, a strong commitment to quality teaching, and a substantive research agenda that complements one or more of the Department’s areas of strength. We especially encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, samples of recent publications, syllabi (if available), and at least three letters of recommendation. Materials should be submitted electronically via Applications received before September 24, 2015 will receive full consideration, although the position will remain open until filled. 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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.



  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Letter of Interest
  • Writing sample (s)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)


3-5 letters of reference required


Lecturer Positions Available

Department of Sociology

University of California-Santa Barbara


Applications are invited for possible lecturer appointments in the following areas: Social Stratification, Culture, Social Movements, Race/Ethnicity, Methods, Inequalities, and Feminist and Gender Studies. Appointments will be made on a quarter-to-quarter basis. Reappointment for subsequent quarters is dependent on performance and departmental needs.


Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Sociology and be prepared to teach introductory courses, have an emphasis in one or more of the substantive areas noted above, and have at least one year of teaching experience. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Applications will be kept active for consideration for all appropriate vacancies within the department for two years. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.  The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. Positions are open until filled.


Please submit vitae, teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference to:                  

Academic Personnel Analyst

Department of Sociology

University of California

Santa Barbara, CA  93106-9430 



An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer