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position announcement UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS

Director of Science and Technology Studies Program

Tenured associate or full professor, beginning Fall 2001. We are seeking an accomplished scholar to lead program development and guide the transition from an existing program in History and Philosophy of Science. Duties include research, teaching, supervision of students, and curriculum development. Teaching is based on a standard faculty load of four quarter courses per year. Reduction in teaching for administrative service is negotiable. Possibility of departmental affiliation open.  The appointee must have Ph.D. and have a record of strong scholarly and teaching accomplishments in some field of social, historical or philosophical studies of the natural or social sciences, medicine, or engineering. Minority and women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

In order to receive full consideration, send a letter expressing interest and current CV by December 15, 2000 to Professor James Griesemer, Chair, Search Committee, Science and Technology Studies Program, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-8673, USA. TEL: 530-752-1068, FAX: 530-752-8964, Email: [log in to unmask] The position will remain open until filled. Direct informal, confidential inquiries to the Search Committee Chair. Direct administrative questions to Lesley Byrns (Office Manager) TEL: 530-752-1291; FAX: 530-752-8964; E-mail: [log in to unmask].

The University of California, Davis, and the Science and Technology Studies Program are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.  The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.