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Assistant Professor in Technologies of Globalization, Department of Global Studies

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 15th, 2018
Last review date: Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


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 For more information on the department, please visit

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.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Please submit a cover letter detailing your research interests, teaching philosophy and experience, and professional activities.

  • Writing Sample (25-30 pages maximum)

  • Sample Syllabi

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required