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Open Assistant Professor Position- Sociology of Science or Technology


The Department of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego (http://sociology.ucsd.edu/ ) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are searching for an assistant professor to begin July 1, 2015. The successful candidate will focus on the Sociology of Science or the Sociology of Technology, and will be expected to also affiliate with the Science Studies PhD Program at UCSD. The preferred candidate will have experience or a willingness to participate in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. We are open to a wide variety of theoretical and methodological approaches.

Applicants should submit a CV, samples of their written work, and contact information for three people who we will ask to write letters of reference. Applicants should also submit separate statements about their research agenda and their teaching. Finally, we ask applicants to include a separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp

Applicants should submit application materials electronically via UCSD’s Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/ ). Please select the following job title: SOCIOLOGY Assistant Professor (10-801) JPF00604.

Application deadline is now Monday, September 29, 2014.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website: http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/offices/partneropp/ .

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