Assistant professor – CSU-San Bernardino

California State University, San Bernardino


The Department of Sociology invites applicants for a position at the rank of assistant professor in sociology. Preferred candidates are prepared to teach courses in two or more of the following areas of specialization: social inequality (race, class, gender), crime and deviance, and social psychology and group dynamics.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in sociology (must be completed by time of appointment in September, 2015). Prefer that PhD is already completed and that the candidate has taught at least one course with full responsibility and with student evaluations available. Also, evidence of publication activity in peer-reviewed journals preferred.

Responsibilities: Teaching, research and scholarly activities.

Preferred candidates will be expected to meet the traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work, and service to the university and community. In addition, new faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the university’s strategic plan. This plan emphasizes: a) teaching and learning excellence; b) student access, retention, and success; c) excellence in research and creative activities; d) campus community; e) community engagement; and f) infrastructure.

To apply for the position, please visit our web site and click on “Instructional Faculty-Sociology” (make sure to select the posting for inequality/crime & deviance/social psychology).

Please submit the following documents to the website above: 1) a cover letter that includes (a) a statement on teaching philosophy and strategies, (b) research/professional accomplishments and goals, and (c) the names, telephone, and e-mail addresses of three references; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) a copy of your most recent transcripts. Candidates fulfilling the minimum qualifications will receive instructions regarding how recommendation letters should be sent or uploaded, in due course.

Deadline: Applicant files will be reviewed beginning on February 2, 2015. Position opens until filled.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Contact: Dr. Mary Texeira


Phone: (909)537-5547

Fax: (909)537-7645

This employer offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees. This employer prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.