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Tenured Associate Professor in Political Economy and Global Social Change

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 16th, 2018
Last review date: October 1st, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 1st, 2019
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 the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor in Political Economy and Global Social Change. The appointment will begin July 1, 2019.

Competitive candidates will engage in theoretically informed empirical research in political economy that is global and comparative in scope. The candidate selected for this position will contribute to the teaching mission of the UCR Global Studies Program and will be encouraged to establish cooperative research activities with other campus departments and/or professional schools, research centers and colleges. Candidates should demonstrate a strong record of publication and an established record of teaching excellence. Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Application materials must include: a cover letter of interest, an updated CV, a research statement, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of contributions to diversity, two writing samples, and names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by October 1 will receive full consideration.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter of Interest

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

  • Statement of Research

  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Writing Sample

  • Writing Sample

  • optional additional Teaching Evidence (Optional)

  • optional additional Teaching Evidence (Optional)

  • optional additional information (Optional)

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Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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