Job: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Riversid

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

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 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