Position Announcement

Tuesday, July 18 2006 @ 07:33 PM EDT

Contributed by: jwitte

The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Sociology of Work and Global Information Technologies.

We seek colleagues with strong empirical research experience and interests in one or more of the following areas: digital work, the labor process, and/or income and wealth distribution in the new global information economy. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

RANK: Assistant Professor.
SALARY: $47,200 – $52,700, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in sociology or related discipline, prefer Ph.D. by June 30, 2007, must be conferred by June 30, 2008. Must have evidence of research activity and teaching excellence, or potential for excellence in university teaching.
APPLY TO: Applicants should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation (all letters will be treated as confidential documents; please direct your references to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://www2.ucsc.edu/ahr/policies/confstm.htm), a writing sample (up to 3 items), a detailed description of teaching experience or ability including syllabi used or proposed syllabi, and, if possible, a summary of student evaluations. These materials should be sent to:
Sociology Department Search #690-07, Sociology Department.
University of California, 1156 High Street. Santa Cruz, CA 95064.
Please refer to position #690-07 in your reply.

CLOSING DATE: For full consideration, applications must be postmarked by September 30, 2006. The position is open until filled, but not later than June 30, 2007. UCSC is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer