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August 20th, 2018

Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara: Tenure-track assistant professor

The Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor whose work focuses on technologies of globalization, beginning July 1, 2019. Apply by October 1, 2018 for primary consideration. Position open until filled.

We seek a scholar with expertise in technologies that drive globalization across a broad spectrum, with particular interest in cutting edge technologies that shape and/or have shaped the frontiers of globalization. Rubrics of interest include technologies of information, of production, transportation, and security, crime and illicit flows, social media, networks and mobilization, global governance of technology, and global health, as well as intersections among these. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Preferred candidates should include evidence of at least five years of study in the technologies that drive globalization and a publication record that employs an interdisciplinary framework.

This position requires a PhD by time of appointment. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter detailing your research interests, teaching philosophy and experience, and professional activities. Applicants should also submit a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (25-30 page maximum), and sample syllabi, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent through UC Recruit. Apply at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01285. For more information on the department, please visit www.global.ucsb.edu

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.