Stevens Institute of Technology, College of Arts & Letters
Assistant Professor, Science & Technology Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New Jersey, United States|
The College of Arts & Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Science & Technology Studies (STS) beginning fall 2014. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in STS or a related field by August 1, 2014.
While the area of specialization for this position is open, we are especially interested in someone who has both research and teaching expertise in at least two of the following areas: science communication; healthcare policy; environmentalism; risk studies and cognitive theory; media studies; technical writing; emerging technologies. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have a record of accomplishment in or demonstrate a potential for the fields of public engagement and/or the digital humanities. Most important, the successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work in a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment and a willingness to work collaboratively and collegially across the Institute. Duties include teaching six courses per academic year, maintaining an active research & publication agenda, and contributing to our undergraduate majors in STS and Science Communication through academic advising, thesis supervision, student recruiting, and ongoing curricular development.
Stevens Institute of Technology is located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Founded in 1870, and newly branded as "The Innovation University," 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 its programs that engage in research at the intersection of science, technology, the arts, and humanities in ways that benefit society.
Candidates interested in applying should prepare an application that includes a letter of intent, current C.V., and the names and contact information for three referees. Please combine all materials into a single document (MSWord or PDF) for submission. Preference will be given to applications received by November 1, 2013. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
All applications must be submitted electronically through the HR website at http://www.apply2jobs.com/Stevens. Use Requisistion # COAL10181.
Questions may be addressed to: STS Search Committee, College of Arts and Letters, Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, NJ 07030 or by emailing CAL@Stevens.edu.
For more information, please visit www.stevens.edu/cal.
STS Search Committee
|Secondary Categories:||Digital Humanities
Health and Health Care
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Journalism / Media Studies
Political History / Studies