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Open Rank Professor
Area:   Sociology
Position Title:   Open Rank Professor
Position Code:   ASHA4910A
Status:   Closed
Description:   The University of California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers research-centered and student-oriented educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts invites applications from exceptional scholars for one position in Sociology at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate/Full Professor (tenured) level. Preference will be given to scholars who have the ability to teach graduate statistics; and who specialize in the study of social inequality (race, class, gender or sexuality), education, labor markets, immigration, or health and well-being. UC Merced is building a dynamic and high-quality Sociology faculty and we seek an outstanding scholar to assist with training graduate students in our new PhD program. Applications must be submitted online by October 15, 2013.

The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.
Qualifications:   PhD in Sociology or a related field at the time of appointment. Additional criteria: excellent record of publication and the ability to teach graduate statistics.
Salary:   Negotiable, based on University of California Salary Scales
Closing Date:   10/15/2013
To Apply:   Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research 4) statement of teaching 5) a list of three references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address and 6) three writing samples.

**Applicants for the Associate/Full Professor level should include a list of three references with their applications; letters of reference are not required at this time.**

**Applicants for the Assistant Professor level should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system).**

Applications must be submitted via this website.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

For more information:   Please contact Professor Paul Almeida at palmeida@ucmerced.edu.

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