new chair at UCSD

Loyal reader and Fabsterista asked me to post this job announcement:

The Department of Sociology at UC San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The department invites applications for the newly endowed Daniel Yankelovich Chair in Social Thought beginning July 1, 2014.  The substantive areas of the chair-holder’s research are open.  However, the holder of the Yankelovich chair should be a senior scholar whose research and teaching clearly demonstrate the ability to transcend the boundaries of their discipline in understanding important issues and problems; to place their research and thinking in the larger context of society; and to communicate cogently and clearly, with a view to exercising influence in both the academy and the world beyond the academy. Interested individuals are asked to submit a CV and samples of their written work.  We also ask for separate statements concerning the candidate’s research agenda and their contributions, or potential for contributions, to diversity.  All application materials should be submitted electronically via UCSD’s Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT ( Please select the following job title: SOCIOLOGY Yankelovich Chair (10-XXX) JPF00XXX.

The review of applications will begin Friday, November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay scale.

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Written by fabiorojas

July 26, 2013 at 12:31 am

Posted in academia, fabio

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