Assistant or Associate Professor Muslim Societies

Posted on March 17, 2009


University of California, San Diego


The Department of Sociology at UC, San Diego (  invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

We are looking for a first rate scholar whose research focuses on Muslim societies. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree and will be expected to teach and supervise students, primarily at the graduate level, conduct an extramurally funded research program, and participate in administrative functions of the department and the University. Assistant-level candidates will be expected to show evidence of their potential through letters of recommendation and a publication record appropriate for their experience.


Associate-level candidates must show evidence of a strong research record in their specialization. To apply, send a detailed résumé, copies of selected recent publications and/or dissertation chapters, and names and addresses of no more than two referees to:


Professor Gershon Shafir, Chair

Search Committee – CHE Department of Sociology 0533 University of California, San Diego 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla CA 92093-0533


Applicants are welcome to include in their cover letters a personal statement summarizing their contributions to diversity. For full consideration, applications should preferably be mailed no later than April 15, 2009. The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary will be based on published UC pay scales.

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