Job at San Diego State

SOCIOLOGY, Gender/Sexuality, Qualitative Methods

The San Diego State University Department of Sociology is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Gender/Sexuality/Qualitative Methods to begin the fall semester of 2014. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required, as is evidence of research. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of gender, sexuality, sexual identity and qualitative methods. This person also is expected to lead in the department’s effort to collaborate and bridge research interests that are shared by other departments in the College, e.g., Women’s Studies and the LGBT Program.

The SDSU Sociology Department serves more than three hundred and fifty undergraduate majors, and approximately forty master’s degree aspirants. It has a global/multicultural approach to both teaching and research and is firmly committed to developing and maintaining a social inequality-oriented focus and is, thus, seeking applicants who can work well with diverse student populations.

The deadline for submissions of applications is November the 18th, 2013. Please send a letter of application that includes your teaching record/approach and a summary of your research (past, present and proposed), a curriculum vita, a course syllabus that you have developed, and three letters of recommendation to Search Committee Chair; Department of Sociology; San Diego State University; 5500 Campanile Drive; San Diego, California 92182-4423.  Phone: 619-594-5449, Fax: 619-594-1325.

San Diego State University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status. Information about SDSU is available on the internet at and information about its Sociology Department is available at person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglected Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.