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Deadline: September 18 2017
Updated: July 22 2017The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Science and Technology Studies (STS) at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2018.
Candidates must hold a PhD in STS, history of science and technology, philosophy of science, or a related area by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have a demonstrated record of excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. They must provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by a record of sustained contributions and publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. The successful candidate will be expected to mount an innovative, competitive and independently funded research program.
Additionally, the successful candidate must demonstrate teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate program levels. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the statement of teaching philosophy and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will teach courses at the IHPST at the graduate and undergraduate level and will be expected to contribute to a research-intensive doctoral program. We especially seek candidates with a commitment to shaping the future of the field of STS, and whose research and teaching engage substantially historical or philosophical studies of science and technology.
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please click on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier. All application materials should be submitted online by September 18, 2017.
Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the Institute via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 18, 2017. Reference letters should be signed and on letterhead.
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.
If you have questions about this position, please contact email@example.com
The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world. For more information about the Institute, please visit http://hps.utoronto.ca/.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons /persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes.
For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
For further details and to apply online please visit https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1701071
Deadline: September 15 2017
Updated: July 21 2017The Department of Community and Environmental Sociology at UW-Madison is searching for a tenure-track (junior) faculty member with an outstanding record of teaching and research relevant to environment and health. The position requires a Ph.D. in sociology or related field. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will teach and mentor in our top-ranked graduate and undergraduate programs, and will carry out a vigorous research program that improves the ability to understand and intervene on the intersecting social causes and consequences of environmental and health problems. Consistent with the mission of the University of Wisconsin System, the candidate will be committed to service to the community, state, nation, and profession for the benefit of all citizens.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to eliminating the achievement gap between majority and underrepresented students; recruiting and retaining a more diverse faculty and staff; preparing all students, staff, and faculty to thrive personally and professionally in a diverse, global, interconnected world; and enhancing the campus climate for inclusion.
Review of applications will begin 15 September 2017.
For further details, including instructions to applicants, a list of possible areas of expertise, and the many opportunities for contribution and collaboration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, see the complete listing at http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/495712/faculty-in-community-and-environmental-sociology or go to http://jobs.wisc.edu and search for 90808.
Questions about the position are welcome, and should be directed to: Search@dces.wisc.edu
Updated: July 12 2017The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) seeks candidates to teach undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship or business.
Candidates must have at least a Master's degree or prior experience in teaching at the college or university level. Five or more years of relevant professional experience may substitute.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0621270. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.
For additional information about the position, please contact W. Bernard Carlson, Professor and Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This posting will remain open until filled.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Updated: July 12 2017The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) seeks multiple candidates to teach undergraduate courses in one of the following areas: entrepreneurship, science and engineering policy, science and technology studies [STS], applied mathematics, or general engineering.
Candidates must have at least a Master's degree or prior experience in teaching at the college or university level. Five or more years of relevant professional experience may substitute.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0621271. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.
For additional information about the position, please contact W. Bernard Carlson, Professor and Chair, email@example.com.
This posting will remain open until filled.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) seeks multiple candidates to teach undergraduate courses in one of the following areas: entrepreneurship, science and engineering policy, science and technology studies [STS], applied mathematics, or general engineering.
Deadline: September 10 2017
Updated: July 12 2017The Global Sustainability Institute (http://www.anglia.ac.uk/global-sustainability-institute-gsi - Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge) is looking to recruit a new permanent Research Fellow, who will bring a strong portfolio of research to complement the existing work of our collaborative and interdisciplinary institute. Whilst the post-holder will join at Research Fellow level, the career ladder will allow for subsequent progressions to Senior Research Fellow, Principle Research Fellow, and Professor. Details are available here.
Since the GSI was established in 2011, it has built a reputation for high impact publications across a broad range of sustainability issues. We are part of the £6m ESRC Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity (http://www.cusp.ac.uk/), have won grants from five of the seven UK research councils (ESRC, EPSRC, AHRC, BBSRC, NERC), are currently leading three EU projects (e.g. SHAPE ENERGY - https://shapeenergy.eu/) as well as contributing to others (e.g. MEDEAS - http://www.medeas.eu/), and also received recognition for world-leading research and impact in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
The GSI has three research themes (Consumption & Change; Education for Sustainability; Global Risk & Resilience), and the new post-holder will have the opportunity to work within, across and/or between these themes. The backgrounds of our academic staff are diverse and encompass economics, geography, international relations, psychology, sociology, science and technology studies, environmental social science, climate change, mathematics and computer modelling.
Closing date is 10 September 2017. Interviews will take place on 4 October 2017. Informal enquiries before application are welcome.
Deadline: August 05 2017
Updated: July 10 2017We invite nominations and applications for the Editor-in-Chief of Engineering Studies: The Journal of the International Network for Engineering Studies. Founded in 2004, the International Network of Engineering Studies (INES) is an interdisciplinary community of scholars dedicated to the social scientific, humanistic, and normatively engaged, practitioner-based studies of engineers and engineering. Engineering Studies serves as our peer-reviewed academic outlet, and is issued three times a year. It publishes historical, social, cultural, political, philosophical, rhetorical, organizational, and other qualitative and quantitative studies of engineers, engineering, and engineering education. The journal also links scholarly work in engineering studies with broader discussions and action within engineering research, education, policy, practice, and representation. We are looking for an EIC with visionary leadership to succeed the founding editor of the journal. For additional information about the journal, please visit http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/test20
The ideal candidate for this position will possess relevant editorial experience with an academic journal (associate editor or equivalent); interdisciplinary interests and orientation; a sophisticated understanding of the field; a strong record of scholarship; requisite administrative skills; and experiences with professional networks spanning multiple organizations. Candidates should also be familiar with the present scope of the journal and interested in maintaining its diverse and international orientation, even as they present a compelling vision for and inclination towards further developing the journal, its reputation, and scholarship in engineering studies.
The EIC is nominally a five-year position, with the possibility of renewal. (*)Initial review will occur during year three, with a two year extension pending positive review. The position provides an annual payment from the publisher contributing towards expenses incurred while carrying out the role. Details will be provided upon request. While it would be welcome for an editor’s home institution to provide some support for journal operations, the search committee will evaluate each application with an eye towards the combination of factors most likely to lead to the Journal’s continued success.
Interested candidates are encouraged to reach out to the search committee prior to submitting an application. Applications should include: statement of editorial vision (1-3 pages); complete CV for the EIC; 1-3 page summary CV for any other affiliated staff (if any); and a signed letter of support from the host institution. Screening will begin 5 August 2017, with the position remaining open until filled. The appointment will begin January 2018. Applications and inquiries should be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Atsushi Akera (Rensselaer), at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: September 15 2017
Updated: July 03 2017Sociology
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally and 1st among the world’s best young universities.
The School of Social Sciences nurtures interdisciplinary study and research for the betterment of society. We promote a holistic approach to advance learning through research and teaching. Our research and educational programmes are aligned with NTU's new five-year strategic plan, NTU 2020, which builds on strong foundations of NTU 2015 and aims to propel NTU to greater heights of research excellence. The plan focuses on five key research thrusts – Sustainable Earth, Global Asia, Secure Community, Healthy Society and Future Learning. For more information about the University, please visit our website at: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/home.aspx.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Science and Technology Studies (STS)
The School of Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Sociology with a specialization in Global STS. We particularly encourage candidates whose research expertise strongly emphasizes transnational dimensions of science, technology, and society. The candidate should demonstrate a scale of theoretical and empirical analysis that cuts across geographical boundaries. The field of specialization includes but not limited to: health and medicine; cities and infrastructures; information technology and data analytics; or risk and disaster. Methodological focus is open. Scholars with qualitative, quantitative, or mixed research methods are equally welcome to apply.
The candidate should have a strong publication record and teaching experience. A Ph.D. in Sociology, Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies (STS), or a related social-science discipline at the time of appointment is required. Ability to conduct research in interdisciplinary setting is preferable. The successful applicant is expected to teach in English at both undergraduate and graduate levels. For further information about Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, please refer to: http://www.sss.ntu.edu.sg/Programmes/sociology/Pages/Home.aspx.
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx) and email your application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to:
The Global STS Search Committee
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor (Global STS)” in the subject line. Please send your enquiries about the position to the above email address.
Closing date for application: 15 September 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Deadline: July 12 2017
Updated: June 26 2017University Lecturer Position in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Program
Department of Humanities, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, New Jersey 01702
A position in Science and Technology Studies. Applicants may have a background in Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, Social Psychology, or any other relevant field that examines the social impacts of science and technology.
Starting Date: September 1, 2017
The University Lecturer position at NJIT is a full-time non-tenure track position with the primary responsibility of teaching four courses (12 hours) or the equivalent each semester. One-year renewable contract. The primary teaching responsibility will be to teach the introductory course in the STS program, STS 201 Understanding Technological Society. Other core courses—including an introductory course on quantitative research methods in the social sciences—and electives in the STS program may be available based on the needs of the program. The lecturer reports to the Chair of Humanities.
Requirements: a Master’s Degree in a relevant field; Ph.D. preferred. Minimum of one year teaching experience at college or university level. Publication record a plus. An ability to teach quantitative research methods is strongly preferred.
Salary will be based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Lecturer salaries at NJIT begin at 50K plus benefits for a ten-month contract. Summer work may be available for additional compensation.
Required application documents: cover letter and CV with the names of at least three references.
Applications will be accepted until July 12, 2017.
Application documents should be sent via e-mail to:
NJIT Job web site: [http://njit.jobs/applicants/Central?quickFind=56308]
The job position is # 265041 and the posting # is 0603976
Professor Eric Katz, Chair, Department of Humanities [email@example.com]
NJIT is an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline: October 15 2017
Updated: June 15 2017The Science in Society Program at Wesleyan University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor beginning July 2018, with substantive research and teaching interests in transnational studies of contemporary science, technologies, or medicine, and expertise in relevant empirical research methods. The Science in Society Program is an interdisciplinary program offering an undergraduate major in the history, philosophy and social studies of science, technology, and medicine, conjoined with coursework in a science. Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, relevant area studies, or other relevant academic discipline, in hand at time of appointment is required to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. within one year of hire. Applications received after October 15 may not receive full consideration. Please contact Jill Morawski (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair of the Science in Society Program, with any questions regarding the position or application process. Wesleyan University is a highly selective liberal arts college with a two-course per semester teaching load and strong support for both research and teaching. 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, email@example.com, 860-685-3927. Please submit electronically, to http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5929 the following: curriculum vitae, reprints, a statement of research plans, teaching interests, syllabi, teaching evaluations (if available), and email addresses for three recommenders. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we also invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.
Updated: June 13 2017The Department of Technology, Culture and Society at NYU Tandon School of Engineering is seeking PhDs in anthropology, sociology, STS, history of science, or related fields to teach the following classes in fall 2017. Recent graduates and exceptional ABDs (with teaching experience) are invited to apply. There is some flexibility in terms of course materials, instructor methods and assignments.
Please send a short message of interest and CV to the Director of STS, Amber Benezra, firstname.lastname@example.org. Open until filled. Adjunct positions are unionized and well-compensated.
Ethics and Engineering M,W 10:30am-12:20pm
This course examines issues relating to engineering practice and applied technology. We will study foundations for moral decision making such as professional codes and ethical theories such as Kantianism and utilitarianism. These ethical tools will be applied to a range of case studies. We will also seek a deeper understanding of important issues and challenges stemming from technology with an eye to how globalization and its attendant cultural and moral pluralism affect them.
Magic Bullets and Wonder Pills T,Th 4:00pm-5:50pm
We will spend the semester investigating the history of psychoactive drugs and related medical technology, through a ‘Science and Technology Studies’ (STS) lens. After establishing some of the core concepts in STS theory, we will turn to the development of a number of different psychoactive drugs, and what these drugs tell us about wider social and structural inequalities, science and the politics of knowledge and corporatist logics.
Deadline: June 30 2017
Updated: June 13 2017The International Council for Science (ICSU) invites applications for the position of Director of its Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific which is hosted at the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), in Kuala Lumpur.
ICSU is a non-governmental organization with a global membership of national scientific bodies (122 Members, representing 142 countries) and International Scientific Unions (31 Members). ICSU’s mission is to strengthen international science for the benefit of society. To do this, ICSU mobilizes the knowledge and resources of the international science community to:
Identify and address major issues of importance to science and society.
- Facilitate interaction amongst scientists across all disciplines and from all countries.
- Promote the participation of all scientists—regardless of race, citizenship, language, political stance, or gender—in the international scientific endeavour.
- Provide independent, authoritative advice to stimulate constructive dialogue between the scientific community and governments, civil society, and the private sector.
The Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is responsible for promoting and facilitating the increased participation of countries and scientific organizations of the region in the activities of ICSU and its Members. It also ensures that ICSU’s strategy and activities are responsive to the needs of the region and assists in strengthening science and scientific capacity building in Asia and the Pacific. The Office receives strategic and scientific guidance from the ICSU Regional Committee for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP). RCAP develops strategic plans and approves work plans for the Office. Members of the Regional Committee are nominated by ICSU National Members in the Asia and Pacific region.
The Director is responsible for the activities of the Regional Office under the direction of the ICSU Executive Director (based in Paris). The staff of the Office will consist of a total of three persons. The Director is appointed by ASM in collaboration with and approval by the ICSU Executive Board for a period of three (3) years from the date of appointment. The said appointment may, thereafter, be extended for a period as may be determined by the ICSU Executive Board and ASM.
ICSU is seeking candidates with the following:
Qualifications and knowledge
- A PhD degree in a scientific discipline (or equivalent experience)
- Proven experience in science management including experience in the organization and coordination of international inter-disciplinary and collaborative science initiatives
- Fluent in written and spoken English
- Demonstrated ability to lead a small team
- Experience in fundraising for scientific activities
- Prior knowledge of ICSU and its major partners and of regional initiatives for science in the Asia and Pacific region would be an additional advantage
- Excellent skills in strategic planning, as well as financial and people management
- Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of project stakeholders, including researchers from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds
- Strong intercultural awareness
The position requires frequent international travel.
Applicants are requested to send a curriculum vitae, cover letter and the contact details of three referees (all documents preferably in one combined PDF file) via e-mail, with “ROAP Director” in the subject line, to email@example.com. The cover letter should be addressed to Dr Heide Hackmann, Executive Director, and should demonstrate the fit between the candidate’s profile and the above description.
Applications should be received no later than 30 June 2017 (midnight, Paris time). It is expected that the Director will start his/her appointment in August 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter. This position is only open to citizens of countries of the Asia and Pacific region.
For more information on ICSU, please visit: http://www.icsu.org
Deadline: June 16 2017
Updated: May 28 2017Canada Research Chair: Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture
Tier 2 (SSHRC)
The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) invites a highly engaged academic to join our research team in the role of Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture. The successful candidate for this position will have a program of research that fits within the broad, interdisciplinary category of the Social Studies of Science; they will have extensive and varied experience with digital humanities tools (including GIS or alternative mapping software), both within their own scholarly work and within the classroom; they will have a strong record of teaching communication and leadership to undergraduate and graduate students, and a clear understanding of how their own academic research intersects with their teaching of these subjects. Preference will be given to those candidates who have developed a research profile that suggests obvious future collaboration with members of the UPEI research community.
Our Vision: We seek a dynamic researcher who engages in independent and collaborative multidisciplinary research who is recognized by their peers as a potential leader in areas of increasing national and international significance and of emerging importance at UPEI. UPEI has identified experiential learning as one of it pillars within UPEI's Strategic Plan. This CRC position is situated within the innovative new program in Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture (Faculty of Arts) to maximize the benefit that undergraduate students will gain from the expertise, experience, and experiential learning opportunities provided by the successful candidate.
Our focus: The Faculty of Arts’ new Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture (ACLC) program is designed to play a central role in the revitalization of liberal arts education at UPEI. Interdisciplinary in nature, the ACLC program will encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration in teaching and in the creation of research-based, community-embedded projects. It is within this context that a Tier 2 CRC with a strong record of combining collaboratively-based research with the teaching of communication and leadership skills and theories is sought. A core feature of UPEI’s strategic plan, experiential learning lies at the heart of the ACLC program. A Tier 2 CRC with an interest in the innovative delivery of Social Studies of Science curriculum through the knowledge translation involved in multi-site digital humanities projects will provide students with a variety of opportunities to combine their academic studies with hands-on technical work in community and professional contexts.
A CRC with research interests in science studies will be in a strong position to contribute to the Faculty of Arts’ relatively new program in the Social Studies of Science – an area of exploration in the Arts at UPEI that brings together faculty from History, Anthropology, Sociology, English, Environmental Studies, Philosophy, and Diversity and Social Justice Studies. The Social Studies of Science program is currently working to increase cross-faculty (Arts-Science) collaboration. Ideally, the new CRC would also be able to contribute to some of the current major interdisciplinary initiatives at UPEI, key amongst which are the expansion of our Environment Studies research capacity, and our undertaking to increase our knowledge base and research profile relating to Indigenous experience.
Applicant requirements: The CRC in Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture will be a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, conditional on the successful applicant being approved as a Tier II Canada Research Chair by the CRC Secretariat.
The Canada Research Chairs Program has been established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster and enhance their role as world-class centres of research excellence. Tier 2 chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Further information about the CRC program and nominee eligibility is available at http://www.chairs.gc.ca.
To be qualified, a candidate must have a PhD and have developed a strong, collaborative research program that will overlap well with the objectives of the Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program, in an area of study associated with the Social Studies of Science. A record of attracting competitive research funding and mentoring students, and the demonstrated potential to assume a leadership role at UPEI are essential requirements for the successful candidate. Preference will be given to those candidates who have developed research profiles that connect well with current research initiatives at UPEI.
Visit the UPEI Human Resources Academic Positions web site for the link to the Canada Research Chair in Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture posting: http://www.upei.ca/hr/academic-positions.
Review of applications will begin on 16 June 2017 and will continue until a nominee is selected.
Applicants are requested to submit a CV, a cover letter that addresses research and teaching interests, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name in the file name.
Inquiries can be sent to:
Dr. Lisa Chilton, Director, Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE, Canada C1A 4P3
Updated: May 23 2017The University of Texas at Austin invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Information (the Texas iSchool). The Texas iSchool is seeking an accomplished, innovative, and transformational leader who will work with the faculty, staff, students, and university administration to lead and further develop the school during this exciting time of rapid change and evolution in the management and delivery of information.
The Texas iSchool is committed to making a difference in the lives of all people by enabling and supporting the curation, organization, and experience of information in ways that enhance lives. Currently enrolling over 300 students in its Master of Science in Information Studies, Master of Science in Identity Management and Security, Certificates of Advanced Study, and Ph.D. programs, the Texas iSchool is a founding member of the iSchools Caucus, a growing international association of leading information schools
Ideal candidates for this position will combine exemplary achievements in the field of information with strategic leadership, entrepreneurial ambition, collaborative and creative strength, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and a passion for the mission of the Texas iSchool and the University. This is an opportunity to join a university that is on a dramatic upward trajectory, with a strong executive leadership team; a collaborative council of college and school deans; and excellent faculty, staff, and students. An exceptional research record and international reputation of scholarly distinction and accomplishments in the field of information commensurate with appointment at the rank of full professor at the University is required, as is an earned doctorate in information or a related field, interdisciplinary training and research experience, and the ability to inspire and evaluate faculty and student research excellence across a wide range of research specialties. The iSchool is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The University has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this recruitment. All applications, inquiries, and nominations, which will remain confidential, should be directed to:
Beverly Brady, Managing Associate
Matthew Tzuker, Senior Associate
263 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
To access the position profile, please visit the search website at: https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/dean_search
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Deadline: May 01 2017
Updated: April 04 2017As part of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program, North Carolina (NC) State University is building a research cluster focused on Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (Global WaSH). We are in the process of hiring innovative and transformative academic leaders whose scholarship will advance NC State’s position as a national leader in multidisciplinary water and environmental research, education, and outreach that can be harnessed to develop scalable water and sanitation solutions in underserved areas around the world.
We seek a social scientist whose work will contribute to interdisciplinary collaborations and is anchored in underserved communities. Training in either qualitative or quantitative methodologies would be welcome as would a disciplinary background in fields such as anthropology, environmental sciences, history, international development, policy science, and public health. Specific research approaches may include, but are not limited to, environmental justice/equity design and evaluation of behavioral and community interventions, and the science and technology of water provision or human waste management. Geographic expertise is expected in the Global South, with some preference for regions with the greatest needs in the WaSH domain. Rank is open with some preference for candidates positioned to take on leadership roles within the cluster.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and contact information for three references. Applicants should also submit a vision statement that discusses how the applicant would fit and work within the Global WaSH cluster, and that identifies potential home departments in the College of Natural Resources or the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Materials for consideration will be accepted electronically via http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/60159. A comprehensive review of applications will begin on 1 May and continue until the positions are filled. Questions about the positions may be directed to Dr. Francis de los Reyes, email@example.com, (919) 515-7416.
Updated: March 09 2017The 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Updated: February 27 2017Deadline: 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
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Updated: November 07 2015The 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