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Visiting Assistant Professor, Science in Society Program, Wesleyan University

https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5780

Updated: March 09 2017

The Science in Society Program at Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position at the assistant professor level with expertise in transnational studies of science and technology and in related empirical methods. Responsibilities include teaching core courses in socio-cultural studies of science and technology and upper level courses in area of expertise, and contributing to academic advising of majors. The visitor course load is five courses (3/2) per academic year. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2017. Wesleyan has a strong commitment to both scholarship and undergraduate teaching. The appointment will begin September 1, 2017.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, VP for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Officer, 860-685-4771, afarias@wesleyan.edu

Apply online via https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5780

You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement (4) information regarding teaching which may include teaching statement; syllabi, and teaching evaluations, (5) and writing samples not to exceed 50 pp. As part of the teaching statement, we invite you to describe your experiences engaging a diverse student body and (6) the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation.

Instructional Staff for “Science, Technology, and Public Policy,” Johns Hopkins CTY @ Princeton

Updated: February 27 2017

Deadline: Open until filled

Positions: Teaching Assistant and Instructor

Location: The course is offered at the Princeton University summer site of Johns Hopkins CTY

Session Dates: June 22 - July 15, 2017

This course is offered to talented high school students who come to our 3-week summer program. Classes are held daily from 9:00AM 3:00PM, and then 7:00– 9:00PM with breaks for activities/lunch/dinner (total 7 hours of teaching per day).

Some course work in policy making is required for TA position. Graduate level course work and independent teaching experience is required for instructor position.

More information about the course can be found here: Science, Technology, and Public Policy,” http://cty.jhu.edu/summer/grades7-12/princeton/catalog/courses.html#spub

More about instructor position can be found here http://cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer/positions/residential/instructor.html.

More about TA position can be found here http://cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer/positions/residential/teaching_assistant.html

Apply online via: http://cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer/apply/index.html

Please contact: mali@jhu.edu for more information.

Lecturer in Social Science for 2017-18, Arizona State University

Deadline: April 12 2017

https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs

Updated: February 23 2017

The Social Science faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Polytechnic Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a Lecturer for the 2017-2018 academic year. The successful candidate will provide social scientific instruction on the relationships between science, and society. Course assignments may be at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels, and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, on ground, hybrid), on the Polytechnic campus. In addition to a typical course load of four (4) courses a semester, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service to the institution and profession as appropriate. Course load is determined by the faculty head. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate.

Required Qualifications:
- Terminal degree in any Social Science Discipline, with emphasis or interest in Science and Society Studies broadly defined
- Evidence of professional interest in Science and Society Studies
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Desired Qualifications:
- Evidence of teaching online and in-person
- Experience in course management systems such as Blackboard and online homework systems
- Experience working in a collaborative environments within and across disciplines
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Two (2) or more years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level
- Experience in the design of lecture curriculum using innovative teaching techniques and modes of delivery
- Demonstrated service to the profession

Application Procedure:
To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 11908. Only
electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:

1. A letter of interest outlining qualifications and experience as it relates to the position
2. Curriculum vitae
3. One-page statement of teaching philosophy
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
5. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

The application deadline is 04/12/2017 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official
Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For technical assistance
with your application contact cisajobs@asu.edu, for position-related questions contact Search Committee Chair Dr. Keith Hollinger at
keith.hollinger@asu.edu

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law. (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; see ASU’s Title
IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)

Core Visiting Asst Professor/Core Renewal Fellow in Science and Technology Studies, Boston College

Deadline: March 01 2017

https://apply.interfolio.com/40561

Updated: February 07 2017

Boston College: Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences
Core Visiting Assistant Professor/Core Renewal Fellow in Science and Technology Studies
Location: Chestnut Hill, MA
Closes: Mar 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
(GMT-5 hours)

The Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College invites applications for the position of Core Visiting Assistant Professor/Core Renewal Fellow in Science and Technology Studies. The appointment for this one-year visiting assistant professorship will be for the 2017–2018 academic year. Salary is competitive, and the position is potentially renewable. As a Jesuit, Catholic institution, Boston College requires all students to complete a fifteen-course liberal arts Core Curriculum as the foundation of their undergraduate education. Core Visiting Assistant Professors will teach signature courses in the Core. Developed for first-year students, these interdisciplinary Complex Problems and Enduring Questions courses are part of an ongoing revitalization of the Core Curriculum. You can learn more about BC’s Core Renewal here: http://www.bc.edu/core.

In one semester the visiting assistant professor will teach project-based lab sections associated with a Complex Problems course, “STEM in Context: Culture, Institutions, Ethics,” co-taught by faculty from History and Biology. In the other semester, he/she will teach two courses: an Enduring Questions course (paired with a second course designed with another Core visiting professor from Environmental Studies) and an elective in his/her field.

Qualifications

Ph.D. required and should be conferred between August 1, 2014 and August 1, 2017. 

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/40561

Deadline:  March 1, 2017

Please submit a letter of application, CV, an article-length writing sample, three letters of reference, and a teaching statement. The teaching statement should address: (1) how the applicant’s approach to teaching can link interdisciplinary academic knowledge to the formative education of students as whole persons and active citizens; (2) potential topics for an Enduring Questions course paired with another course taught by a scholar in Environmental Studies; and (3) potential topics for an elective course in your field.

This institution is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
Apply Now

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out our help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Geography, University of Guelph, Canada

Deadline: March 01 2017

http://www.uoguelph.ca/facultyjobs/postings/ad17-05.shtml

Updated: February 06 2017

Position Title / Rank: Human Dimensions of Digital Technology and Big Data in Environmental and Resource Management
Department: Geography
College: College of Social and Applied Human Science
Deadline: March 1, 2017

Position Description:

The Department of Geography at the University of Guelph invites applications for an Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in the human dimensions of digital technology and big data. This position will build on our existing strengths in food security, environmental governance, and energy transitions and extend departmental research and teaching proficiencies into the human geographies of the information age.

The successful candidate will be a social science scholar whose research examines intersections among digital technology, big data and analytics, society, and the environment. Application packages should illustrate potential to advance understanding of how digital technology and big data transform or reinforce interactions among communities, economic sectors, firms, government and government agencies, and/or consumers. Applicants whose research thematically focuses on environmental and/or food systems will be prioritized.

Possible research and teaching foci may include (but are not limited to): adoption and diffusion of digital technology and big data in natural resource management or agricultural harvesting (e.g., ‘smart’ agriculture, satellite monitoring technology in fisheries); economic, political, and ethical implications of digital technology and big-data across multiple scales (e.g., conservation-motivated surveillance at the global, landscape, and village/farm levels); development and implementation of digital technology and big data by transnational corporations across food and resource commodity chains (e.g., transportation logistics and consumer analytics); potential for digital technology and big data to restructure labour and labour relations in resource and agricultural sectors and/or to re-center power relative to rural people and places (e.g., mechanization/offshoring in food or resource processing; specialized genetic or cultivation techniques that allow production for high-end niche markets); and, digital technology and big data use by non-governmental organizations and/or community groups in environmental and food security campaigns (e.g., campaign-related social media and/or mobile apps etc).

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Geography or a related discipline, an established record of scholarly research, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. The appointee will be expected to: contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs; advise graduate students; develop a strong, externally funded research program; and serve on departmental, college and/or university committees.

An application, including a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees, should be submitted electronically no later than March 1, 2017 to Dr. Janet Mersey, Acting Chair, Department of Geography, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1 care of Jennifer Beehler (jbeehler@uoguelph.ca).

The Department of Geography at the University of Guelph has developed a reputation for outstanding research, innovative curriculum and teaching, dedicated service to the community and discipline, and collegiality. We are home to two Canada Research Chairs (one of whom is a Trudeau Fellow), a 2013 SSHRC Gold Medal Professor Emeritus, and multiple teaching award winners. For more information about the Department, see www.uoguelph.ca/geography. For information about joining the University and life in Guelph, see www.uoguelph.ca/facultyjobs/ .

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph acknowledge the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor, Health and Human Values (NTE), University of Arizona

Deadline: March 01 2017

https://uacareers.com/postings/16329

Updated: February 01 2017

Assistant Professor, Health and Human Values (NTE)
University of Arizona, The Honors College
Main Campus

Contact Information for Candidates:
Laura Berry
Associate Dean, Honors College
berry@email.arizona.edu

The Honors College at the University of Arizona invites applications for a three-year renewable position in the core Honors Interdisciplinary faculty, and in particular to teach in the Honors College Health and Human Values minor. The minor is an intensive interdisciplinary program, intended to provide a knowledge and theory base in the social sciences and the humanities for high-ability students planning careers in the health professions.

https://www.honors.arizona.edu/health-and-human-values-minor

Responsibilities will include teaching 3 courses per semester, and assisting with the coordination of the minor. Possible courses include team-teaching an introduction to the minor, teaching advanced electives within the minor, teaching small general education courses for the Honors College, and assisting with the coordination of the capstone for the minor. The position includes avenues for promotion to Associate or Full Professor, non-tenure eligible.

Additional duties may be assigned.

The successful candidate will hold an interdisciplinary PhD that combines the social sciences and humanities, or one in a social scientific discipline. Background and interests should focus on health and medical science related topics, informed by social and/or cultural perspectives. Likely disciplinary backgrounds include Anthropology, History, or Sociology, among others. Attention to matters of race, sexuality, border issues, gender, disability studies, and social class are of particular interest. A strong record of interdisciplinary and innovative teaching is important; administrative experience a plus.

Applicants should attach a CV, the names of three references, and a cover letter describing how the candidate’s experience fits with the Health and Human Values minor.

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Tenured Faculty Position in Engineering, Policy & Society, Arizona State University

Deadline: March 03 2017

https://sfis.asu.edu/jobs

Updated: January 24 2017

Associate/Full Professor Faculty Position
Arizona State University
School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering
Job #11871

Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a tenured faculty position (associate or full) focused on the future of innovation in society and to lead creation of the Center for Engineering, Policy and Society (CEPS). The center will serve as a focal point for a growing group of current and future faculty working collaboratively between the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and the Fulton Schools of Engineering.

We are particularly interested in candidates with foci in the societal aspects of one or more of the following areas: 1) information and communication technologies, including big data, social networks, smart cities and smart objects; 2) artificial intelligence and autonomous systems; 3) bioengineering, synthetic biology and health systems; 3) environmental or sustainable engineering and the Anthropocene; 4) advanced materials, including nanotechnology; and 5) humanitarian engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to have an independently funded and highly collaborative research program, teach and mentor students, participate in professional and university service, and engage with stakeholders in their work – all in concert with ASU’s emphasis on access, excellence and impact.

The anticipated start date is August 2017. The tenure home will be in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) and a share of the appointment will be in one of the six schools within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Required Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in an appropriate field by the time of appointment; substantial education and/or demonstrated expertise in a field of engineering; substantial expertise or training in the social sciences, humanities, and/or policy; demonstrated research and teaching interests at the intersection of engineering, policy and society; evidence of high performance in research, teaching/training and outreach/engagement appropriate to rank; and evidence of or strong potential for academic leadership.

Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to work across multiple domains and sectors; interest in engineering education, outreach and engagement through innovative techniques; and a specific interest in and ability to thrive within the context set by the New American University, the ASU Charter and its design aspirations.

As the newest element of ASU’s approach to building a “New American University” (http://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/), SFIS (sfis.asu.edu) provides robust opportunities for intellectual fusion, use-inspired research, and global engagement via ongoing projects and centers. SFIS hosts a variety of graduate degrees including a Ph.D. in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology and a Master of Science degree in Global Technology and Development, as well as an undergraduate major, minor and certificate. Affiliated with SFIS is the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes (CSPO; http://www.cspo.org) - consistently ranked one of the top science and technology policy think tanks in the world – and the emerging Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society.

The Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering offer more than 60 degree options at ASU’s Tempe and Polytechnic campuses and online. Enrollment has grown to more than 20,000 students from all 50 states and 121 countries. The Fulton Schools are known for the creativity of its faculty and their innovations in energy, health, sustainability, security and education. With nearly $100M in external research funding, the faculty are engaged in projects around the globe and known for their ability to tackle technical and societal challenges requiring multi-investigator transdisciplinary teams.

To apply, please submit: 1) a detailed cover letter that includes a description of the applicant's research and teaching interests and experience (limited to 4 pages); 2) a current Curriculum Vitae; and 3) the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references. All materials should be submitted as a single PDF document to cspo@asu.edu. Review of applications will begin March 3, 2017; if not filled, a review will occur every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity (see ASU’s Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation policy at http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html). All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law (see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Non-Tenure-Stream Position in Archives & Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Deadline: February 15 2017

http://www.Click2apply.net/59vfcz69t3

Updated: January 11 2017

The School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh (http://www.ischool.pitt.edu) is currently inviting applications for a non-tenure-stream faculty position in the field of Archives and Information Sciences at an Assistant/Associate Professor level– Position #27041 (Non-Tenure Stream). The initial appointment is expected to be three years. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2017.

We are seeking candidates with the desire and ability to lead our Archives and Information Sciences pathway. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to impactful research as well as to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level. The applicant's main research and teaching areas may include:
- Digital curation, preservation, and stewardship, including data archives, research data management, and innovative methods for long-term information stewardship;
- Historical and contemporary archival research and practice, with an emphasis on how traditional archival functions are being transformed in today's digital, collaborative environments;
- Specialized fields such as community archives and informatics, digital forensics, and digital humanities;
- Information governance and US and international archival recordkeeping policies, traditions, and laws.

Our School has maintained one of the leading archives graduate programs in the United States for many years. We are particularly interested in someone who is comfortable with our department's growing focus on data stewardship and digital curation. Candidates applying for the position are expected to hold an earned doctorate or the equivalent in academic or professional experience. Applicants should present a record of effective teaching, research, leadership abilities and related scholarly activities. Electronic applications should be sent to https://ischoolatpitt.wufoo.com/forms/faculty-position-in-archives-and-info-sciences/. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and the names, postal addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers for three references. For full consideration and priority, applications must be received by February 15, 2017. Questions about the position should be directed to:

Dr. Richard Cox
Chair of the Search Committee
School of Computing and Information
University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information is a top-ranked information school (iSchool) offering a wide variety of multidisciplinary opportunities, including an undergraduate program (BSIS), Master's programs in information science (MSIS), telecommunications & networking (MST), library & information science (MLIS), and Ph.D. programs. The School offers generous research, teaching, travel, and administrative support.

Pittsburgh's industrial past has given way to an enterprising and vibrant present. Affordable living, world-class universities, distinctive neighborhoods, growing industries, and an abundance of leisure activities create a quality of life in Pittsburgh that is virtually unmatched. Pittsburgh is consistently ranked in Rand McNally's Top Ten Most Livable Cities in North America.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/59vfcz69t3

Non-Tenure-Stream Position in Data Stewardship, University of Pittsburgh

Deadline: February 15 2017

http://www.Click2apply.net/mtjzdsmpnx

Updated: January 11 2017

The School of Computing and Information (http://www.ischool.pitt.edu) at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking to fill a faculty position in Data Stewardship at an Assistant/Associate Professor level – Position #134534 (Non-Tenure Stream). The initial appointment is expected to be three years. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2017.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner and scholar in Data Stewardship who can demonstrate an in-depth understanding of data curation, data documentation and data preservation, specifically:
- Current best practices and policy surrounding active data management through the data lifecycle, including data collection, data management plans, data storage, data quality and reproducibility
- Experience of handling research data including application of data standards and formats, data description and documentation, metadata schema for disciplinary data, data citation and persistent identifiers, data publication, data analysis, data visualization, data re-use and metrics
- Contemporary good practice in data selection and appraisal, data infrastructure including data repository software platforms, and long-term data preservation strategies
- An awareness of diverse disciplinary data practices, research workflows and workflow platforms, as well as an in-depth knowledge of particular domain(s).

The University of Pittsburgh School is a top-ranked information school (iSchool) offering a wide variety of multidisciplinary opportunities, including an undergraduate program (BSIS), Master's programs in information science (MSIS), telecommunications & networking (MST), library & information science (MLIS), and Ph.D. programs. The new Data Stewardship Pathway for graduate students studying for the MLIS, draws on the concept of “translational data science”, described by Lyon & Brenner (2015) as:

“the enhanced transition of skills, software tools and intelligence from the iSchool to the marketplace, which may be interpreted as industry, government, libraries, archives or data centers”. Adopting a translational perspective will enable iSchools to supply and deploy data talent and data products more rapidly to the range of consumers, where there is currently an acknowledged workforce need”.

Development of the Data Stewardship Pathway has been further informed by the results of two small-scale studies, which featured an analysis of requirements for real-world positions in each of the six data science roles (data archivist, data librarian, data steward / curator, data analyst, data engineer and data journalist) and which highlighted the knowledge, skills and competencies being sought by employers (Lyon, Mattern, Acker & Langmead 2016; Lyon & Mattern 2016).

We expect candidates for this position to possess strong experience within the broader data community or in professional data curation environments and to have excellent interpersonal, communication and team skills. The new faculty member is expected to be able to liaise and collaborate with disciplinary faculty and researchers across a range of Schools and Departments in the University, but also with the regional, national and international data community. The University is actively addressing the development and adoption of research data management infrastructure, working through the Data Management Committee and administration support services on campus.

The successful candidate will contribute to the Data Stewardship Pathway through both research and teaching undergrad and post-graduate students, and will be expected to demonstrate an awareness of current data developments, trends, challenges, emerging fields and a positive commitment to research. As the School offers an online degree program in addition to on-campus programs, candidates with complementary expertise and experience in educational technologies are encouraged to apply.

Candidates applying for the position(s) are expected to hold an earned Doctorate or the equivalent in academic or professional experience. Applicants should present a record of effective teaching, research and related scholarly activities. Electronic applications should be sent to https://ischoolatpitt.wufoo.com/forms/faculty-position-in-data-stewardship/. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and the names, addresses (with e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references. For full consideration, applications must be received by February 15, 2017.


Dr. Richard Cox
Chair of Search Committee
School of Computing and Information
University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's industrial past has given way to an enterprising and vibrant present. Affordable living, world-class universities, distinctive neighborhoods, growing industries, and an abundance of leisure activities create a quality of life in Pittsburgh that is virtually unmatched. Pittsburgh is consistently ranked in Rand McNally's Top Ten Most Livable Cities in North America.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/mtjzdsmpnx

Research Scholar at The Hastings Center in Garrison, New York

Deadline: February 28 2017

http://www.thehastingscenter.org/who-we-are/our-research/

Updated: January 11 2017

The Hastings Center seeks applications and nominations for a full-time position of Research Scholar/Senior Research Scholar.

Description: This position offers a superb opportunity for an early career, mid-career or established scholar to devote themselves to research and public outreach on questions of national and international significance. The Hastings Center is a world-renowned bioethics research institute with an active research portfolio and outstanding collaborative relationships with researchers and institutions in the US and other countries.

The successful candidate will have strong analytic skills and the ability to identify and address major ethical, legal and social issues in health, health care and science. They will be committed to collegial, interdisciplinary work. Like Hastings Center’s current research scholars, the new member of our team will have experience securing grant funding that enables original research on timely topics. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research aims to inform health and/or science policy and practice.

In addition to Hastings’ commitment to original scholarship, we are committed to engaging the public. The successful candidate will have strong writing and speaking skills and the desire to become a public voice on issues of societal concern. Each member of our research team collaborates with the Hastings Center’s Communications Department in outreach to journalists, policymakers, opinion leaders, and other audiences. More information about the Hastings Center’s program areas, public outreach activities, and research projects is available at http://www.thehastingscenter.org/who-we-are/our-research.

Qualifications: Competitive candidates will have a PhD, JD, MD, or other relevant terminal degree or combination of degrees. Although a degree in bioethics is not essential, the successful candidate should have training or significant experience in bioethics, or be able to demonstrate that they have applied their disciplinary skills to bioethical concerns, health policy, or the governance of emerging technologies. Experience in project development and grant-writing is important.

To apply: send a letter of application describing your background, research interests, and fit for the position, along with: your resume or CV, two writing samples; and the names and contact information for two references to jobs@thehastingscenter.org. Electronic applications are preferred. Questions sent to jobs@thehastingscenter.org will be answered promptly. Applications will be held in confidence.

To nominate: call or email Jodi Fernandes, Executive Assistant to the President at 845-424-4040 or fernandesj@thehastingscenter.org. Nominations will be held in confidence.

Application deadline: February 28, 2017. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

The Hastings Center offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, health insurance, TIAA-CREF pension plan, generous vacation, sick leave and holiday schedules. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse staff and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The Hastings Center is an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan institution that since 1969 has been a leader in research, education, and policy recommendations on the ethical and social impact of advances in medicine, health care, and biotechnology. The Center is located in Garrison, New York, 50 miles north of New York City in the beautiful central Hudson River Valley, with easy transportation into and out of Manhattan. For more information about The Hastings Center, visit: http://www.thehastingscenter.org.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies, Stevens Institute of Technology

Deadline: January 10 2017

https://stevens.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hoboken-NJ---Main-Campus/Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor-of-Science---

Updated: January 10 2017

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in the Science & Technology Studies program. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a field relevant to Science & Technology Studies including, but not limited to, History of Science and / or Technology; Sociology of Science; and Science, Technology, and Society. Candidates who focus on the social dimensions of science, technology, medicine, or the environment are encouraged to apply.

Preferred candidates will have a historical specialization and strong track record of historical research, and the candidate must be capable of teaching a course on the Scientific Revolution, as well as survey courses in the History of Science and / or Technology. Periodization is open so long as these teaching requirements are satisfied. Strong preference will also be given to candidates whose work embraces interdisciplinary themes and digital scholarship.

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies.

We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

Stevens Institute of Technology, founded in 1870, is located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Stevens students, faculty, and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research, and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems, and technology management. The College of Arts and Letters contributes to the mission of Stevens with programs that engage in research and creative activity at the intersection of science, technology, the arts, humanities, and social science in ways that benefit society.

Candidates interested in applying should prepare an application that includes a letter of intent, current C.V., statement of teaching philosophy and the names and contact information for three referees. Please combine all materials into a single document (MSWord or PDF) for submission. Review of applications will begin on January 10th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor, SFIS and SCIDSE, Arizona State University

Deadline: January 13 2017

Updated: December 09 2016

Assistant Professor Faculty Position
Arizona State University
School for the Future of Innovation in Society
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Job # 11827

Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for one tenure-eligible, assistant professor position focused on the future of innovation in society. We seek candidates with interests in one or more of the following areas: human-centered computing, the impact of Internet-of-things and big data on society, the impact of information access on society and human behavior, policy and ethics of autonomous systems, artificial intelligence, or data security & privacy, logistics and social networks, smart cities and smart objects, and humanitarian engineering. We are also interested in candidates who bring interest in computer science and engineering education through innovative techniques.

Anticipated start date is August 2017. The appointment will reside jointly in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) and in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE), one of ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. The tenure home will be SFIS.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independently funded and highly collaborative research program, teach and mentor students, participate in professional and university service, and engage stakeholders in their work – all in concert with ASU’s emphasis on access, excellence and impact. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to network across a growing group of faculty involved in engineering, policy and society.

Required Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in an appropriate field (e.g., computer science, industrial engineering, software engineering, informatics, social or policy studies of science and technology, information studies, etc.) by the time of appointment; demonstrated research and teaching interests at the intersection of computing, engineering, policy and society.

Desired Qualifications: 1) Substantial education and/or demonstrated expertise in computing, informatics or engineering management; 2) demonstrated ability to work across multiple sectors in research, training, and outreach; 3) relevant policy experience or training (e.g., advanced degree in policy or related field, several years working in policy position, etc.); and 4) a specific interest in and ability to thrive within the context set by the New American University.

For more information or questions about this position, please contact the search committee chair Professor Clark Miller (clark.miller@asu.edu).

As the newest element of ASU’s approach to building a “New American University” (http://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/), SFIS (http://sfis.asu.edu) provides robust opportunities for intellectual fusion, use-inspired research, and global engagement via ongoing projects and centers. SFIS hosts a variety of graduate degrees including a Ph.D. in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology and a Master of Science degree in Global Technology and Development, as well as an undergraduate major, minor and certificate. Affiliated with SFIS is the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes (CSPO; http://www.cspo.org) - consistently ranked one of the top science and technology policy think tanks in the world – and the emerging Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society.

CIDSE’s (http://cidse.engineering.asu.edu/) core mission is to advance research, education and entrepreneurship in the broad areas of algorithmic techniques for transforming data into information, utilization of that information to create knowledge and development of tools and techniques that enable responsible use of that knowledge by the decision-makers for the betterment of our society. Degree programs are offered in computer science, computer systems engineering, engineering management, industrial engineering, informatics and software engineering.

To apply, please submit: 1) a detailed cover letter that includes a description of the applicant's research and teaching interests and experience (limited to 4 pages); 2) a current Curriculum Vitae; and 3) the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references. All materials should be submitted as a single PDF document to cspo@asu.edu. Review of applications will begin January 13, 2017; if not filled, a review will occur every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity (see ASU’s Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation policy at http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html). All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law (see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor, History of Science Department, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Deadline: January 24 2017

https://jobs.wisc.edu

Updated: December 09 2016

The Department of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) beginning August 2017. We are especially interested in applications in the following areas: (1) history of science or technology before 1800; (2) history of the human sciences; or (3) history of information technologies. We are also interested in applicants whose area of study lies outside the United States. We are open to a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches. We are particularly interested in candidates who can promote interdisciplinary synergies between the History of Science, Medicine, & Technology (HSMT) program and other study programs in the Department of History; the Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies; and/or other programs in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences. The successful candidate is expected to conduct significant scholarly research leading to publication in the area of specialization; teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and actively participate in the broader HSMT community at UW-Madison. Appropriate departmental, university, and public outreach service is required.

A Ph.D. in History of Science; History; Science & Technology Studies; or closely related discipline prior to the start of the appointment is required.

Applications must be received by January 24, 2017. All applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.wisc.edu . Search for 88583. Electronic applications must include PDF files of the following: letter of application, curriculum vitae, and one article-length writing sample or chapter. If the writing sample forms part of a larger book manuscript or dissertation, please include an abstract and table of contents or a statement of how the writing sample fits in with the larger project. You will be asked to provide contact information for three references; they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference. The letter of application should include a statement of interest that discusses current and future research as well as anticipated course offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should comment specifically on their capacity to teach current HSMT undergraduate courses as well as new courses that would complement existing offerings. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype.

Questions about the position may be directed to either of the search committee co-chairs, Professor Florence Hsia (fchsia@wisc.edu) or Professor Sue Lederer (selederer@wisc.edu).

UW-Madison is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. State law requires a criminal background check prior to employment. The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Tenure track Assistant Professor in Art/Science Nexus, Arizona State University

Updated: November 21 2016

Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) and its Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (HIDA) seek an assistant professor (tenure track) scholar/practitioner who works at the art/science nexus.

We seek someone who thinks about futures, possible worlds, and the governance of innovation by combining artistic and technoscientific methods, transforming disciplinary practice and considering real-world impacts. We especially seek candidates with professional experience who accomplish these outcomes by inventing new technologies, genres of dialogue, narrative, performance and/or events – imagining futures and creating fresh techniques for imagining futures. Ideally, candidates will also be comfortable with some techniques of scientific or engineering research and be able to reflect critically, socio-culturally or artistically on those techniques. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independently funded and collaborative research program; teach and mentor students; participate in professional and university service; and engage stakeholders.

As part of his or her activities, the successful candidate – along with colleagues from SFIS, HIDA, and elsewhere – will be responsible for shaping and collaboratively mounting an annual, trans-genre event at ASU called “Emerge” (see: http://emerge.asu.edu). The relevant unit within HIDA will most likely be the School of Arts, Media and Engineering (AME), but candidates with backgrounds across the arts should feel free to apply.

Required: PhD or appropriate terminal degree in an area of research-creation-curation. Experience in producing experimental performance, transmedia story-telling, experiential futures, design fiction or other relevant techniques, media arts, performances or events. Commitment to transforming artistic practice, scientific methods, innovation governance and/or futures thinking transdisciplinary collaborations. Evidence of ability to inspire and instruct students from diverse backgrounds. Ability to communicate in and across multiple epistemic cultures.

Desired: Experience collaborating with colleagues from different disciplines to grow dynamic academic programs.

As the newest element of ASU’s approach to building a “New American University” (http://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/), SFIS (http://sfis.asu.edu) provides robust opportunities for intellectual fusion, use-inspired research, and global engagement via ongoing projects and centers. SFIS hosts a variety of graduate degrees including a Ph.D. in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology and a Master of Science degree in Global Technology and Development, and in 2016 it will introduce an undergraduate major, minor and certificate. The planned research center will be part of the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes (CSPO; http://www.cspo.org) - consistently ranked one of the top science and technology policy think tanks in the world – and the emerging Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society.

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (http://herbergerinstitute.asu.edu/) is the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the nation, located within a dynamic 21st-century research university. With 4,700+ students, nearly 400 faculty members, 125 program options and a tradition of top-ranked programs, we are committed to redefining the 21st-century design and arts school. Our college is built on a combination of disciplines unlike any other program in the nation, comprising schools of art; arts, media + engineering; design; film, dance and theatre; and music; as well as the ASU Art Museum. Through recognizing that design and the arts are critical resources for transforming society and solving complex problems, the Herberger Institute is committed to positioning artists, scholars, designers, and educators at the center of public life.

To apply, please submit: 1) a detailed cover letter that includes a description of the applicant's research and teaching interests and experience (limited to 4 pages); 2) a current Curriculum Vitae; and 3) the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references. All materials should be submitted as a single PDF document to sfis@asu.edu. Review of applications will begin December 30, 2016 if not filled, a review will occur every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity (see ASU’s Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation policy at http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html). All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law (see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Faculty, Integrated Digital Media, Technology, Culture, and Society (TCS) Department, NYU

http://apply.interfolio.com/38864

Updated: October 24 2016

The Technology, Culture, and Society (TCS) Department at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering invites outstanding applicants for a full-time tenured or tenure track appointment at open rank within the Integrated Digital Media (IDM) program.

We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and university service. We will consider applicants in all areas of digital media, but with a preference for individuals with research and teaching interests at the intersection of engineering and creative practice, including, but not limited to: assistive technology, digital fabrication, physical and wearable computing, human-computer interaction, machine learning and applied media, interactive installation, motion capture or real-time live performance. The candidate should be committed to all levels of teaching, from introductory undergraduates to graduate students.

The applicant must have:
● A terminal degree in the field or a related field, Ph.D. strongly preferred.
● Candidates with a hybrid academic background (e.g., degrees in engineering and arts) are especially encouraged to apply;
● Demonstrate the ability to develop and lead high-quality research and to attract external funding
● Demonstrate excellence in teaching and service.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, web portfolio, separate statements about your research and teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references.

The position will be open until filled. Due to the high volume of applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted. Applications can be submitted to: http://apply.interfolio.com/38864

The faculty and students of Integrated Digital Media (IDM) in the Tandon School of Engineering are at the forefront of research within the Brooklyn Research Triangle and have access to a world-class facility at the NYU Media and Games Network (MAGNET), alongside programs from the Tisch Game Center, Steinhardt Education Technology, the Courant Institute, and the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), as well as key collaborations with other divisions of NYU.

New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and the Tandon School of Engineering has the distinct history of having been known previously as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. The School of Engineering has a strong tradition of commitment to diversity, and has proudly educated generations of Americans who are first in their families to earn a college degree.
New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYU does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, unemployment status or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Industry Assistant or Industry Associate Professor, Science and Technology Studies, NYU

http://apply.interfolio.com/38867

Updated: October 24 2016

The Department of Technology, Culture and Society at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering invites applications at the rank of Industry Assistant or Industry Associate Professor, depending on qualifications. New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and the Tandon School of Engineering has the distinct history of having been known previously as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Industry professors have full-time, non-tenure track, renewable appointments. The Department of Technology, Culture, and Society is an interdisciplinary department offering three undergraduate majors in Science and Technology Studies, Sustainable Urban Environments, and Integrated Digital Media, as well as a MS in Integrated Digital Media. It also offers general education courses that emphasize the intersection of the humanities and social sciences with technology.

Duties for this position include teaching undergraduate courses, and some duties to administer the department’s major in Science and Technology Studies. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies or a related discipline (for example History, Philosophy, or Anthropology of Technology) and have a record of excellence in teaching. We are particularly looking for applicants who can teach courses in fields that relate humanities and/or social sciences to technology. The strongest candidates will have a solid background in Science and Technology Studies, and may also contribute to one or more of the department’s other programs in Sustainable Urban Environments and Integrated Digital Media.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYU does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, unemployment status or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Applicants should submit an application letter, current C.V., teaching statement, and at least three letters of references to http://apply.interfolio.com/38867

Bioethics Assistant Professor, Dept of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g/d4054

Updated: November 07 2015

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician-educator track or the tenure track. Track will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include 60% protected research time with minimal administrative commitments. The successful applicant will teach up to two courses a year in the Department’s graduate program. Applicants must have an M.D and/or Ph.D or equivalent degree.

Applicants who have earned a J.D. will also be considered. Applicants must have demonstrated excellent qualifications as a teacher and bioethics-related scholar.

The Department is dedicated to advanced empirical and conceptual research on theoretical and applied issues in bioethics. We are seeking a scholar whose work bridges empirical and conceptual methods and has concrete and substantial policy implications. The successful candidate will be expected to seek grant funding to support her/his research activities as well as a portion of her/his salary.

The Department has four major areas of research focus: resource allocation and priority-setting, global health ethics, neuroethics, and ethics and policy in science and research. There are 11 full time faculty members in the Department, with backgrounds ranging from medicine to philosophy to law to anthropology. Salary is a 12-month competitive salary based on medical school scale. Proposed start date is July 1, 2016 or later.

Applicants should upload a CV, cover letter, and statement of research interest (maximum 2 pages) with the online application.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply for this position online at: https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g/d4054