Consistent with UCSB’s membership in the American Association of Universities, the successful candidate must have a nationally impactful research and publication record. Qualified applicants must hold a Ph.D. in the social sciences or engage the social sciences in related fields such as Black Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Legal Studies, Public health, Science and Technology, or Urban Studies. successful candidates must have a proven track record or a strong interest in departmental administration and program development, as well as a willingness to develop new initiatives while maintaining current departmental research and teaching strengths. Candidates must also demonstrate a record of outstanding teaching and by extension, have a commitment to undergraduate education. The department welcomes candidates interested in expanding the department’s recently approved Doctoral Emphasis Certificate Program.
The Chair position is subject to renewal on a three-year basis, pending review of the candidate’s performance. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Fringe benefits include research funding, medical and dental benefits, housing benefits and incoming travel allowance for the eligible appointee.
Applicants must apply online at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00491
Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015 and continue until the post is filled. Potential candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.
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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.