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Assistant Professor - Sociology

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor
Anticipated start: July 1, 2022

Application Window

Open July 21st, 2021 through Wednesday, Sep 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor faculty position. Candidates will be considered regardless of field of specialization. The position’s duties include: academic research and publications, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and administrative service.

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents, as well as candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

    Receipt of the Ph.D. or equivalent international degree within one year of employment.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

  • Writing Sample 1 of 3 - One of your best papers, published or not, or a dissertation chapter

  • Writing Sample 2 of 3 - One of your best papers, published or not, or a dissertation chapter

  • Writing Sample 3 of 3 - One of your best papers, published or not, or a dissertation chapter

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Letters of reference will only be solicited for candidates placed on the long shortlist

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03037

Help contact: od@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

Job location

Berkeley, California