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2024-25 Sociology Lecturer Search

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable annual salary estimate for this position is $66,259.

Application Window

Open date: March 11, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Sep 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Mar 1, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Position description

The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Davis, offers temporary Lecturer positions to teach undergraduate courses during the 2024-2025 academic year. These positions are dependent upon the instructional needs of the department and may be full- or part-time.

APPOINTMENT DATES: Assignments vary according to type of course and percentage of appointment. Service periods are:

Fall Quarter 2024 September 23 – December 13
Winter Quarter 2025 January 3 – March 21
Spring Quarter 2025 March 27 – June 12

QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated experience in teaching at the college level, and advanced degree in Sociology or related discipline is required.

SALARY: This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement (Unit 18). The annual salary rate for this position is $66,259.00, and is commensurate with percentage of appointment.

COURSE AVAILABILITY: The detailed course descriptions of all Sociology courses is available at: https://catalog.ucdavis.edu/departments-programs-degrees/sociology/#coursestext

APPLICATION: Applicants should submit a cover letter (indicate positions for which you would like to be considered ranked by preference), CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the contact information for two (2) references. Teaching statement, course syllabus, and prior evaluations are optional.

Initial review of applications is May 15, 2024 and this recruitment will remain open until all positions are filled, and closes 3/01/25.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Demonstrated experience in teaching at the college level, and advanced degree in Sociology or related discipline is required.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Please describe your teaching experience and what Sociology courses you are interested in teaching.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Teaching Statement (Optional)

  • Course Syllabus (Optional)

  • Prior Course Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

Please provide contact information for two (2) references

Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06393

Help contact: valudovina@ucdavis.edu

About UC Davis

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

For the University of California's Affirmative Action Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20

For the University of California's Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their "Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

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Job location

Davis, CA