Colby College, Science, Technology, and Society
Postdoctoral scholar in STS (2 years)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maine, United States|
Location: Waterville, Maine
Colby College’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Scholar position starting September 1, 2018.
We seek a teacher-scholar who can provide energy, outreach, and a vision for the future of the program. Duties will include a balance of teaching and research, with no responsibility to serve on college committees.
Colby College is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education, close student-faculty interaction, and cross-campus interdisciplinary collaboration. The STS Program at Colby provides critical perspectives on the social and cultural implications of science and technology. We engage students in research at all levels, from writing-intensive introductory courses through a required yearlong senior thesis.
- Training in STS, with Ph.D. hand
- Evidence of dynamic scholarship in the field of STS
- Experience teaching in a college setting (undergraduate and liberal arts college experience preferred)
- Dedication to generating new knowledge, developing new pedagogy, and collaborating across disciplines
- Broad familiarity with the human dimensions of science, technology, engineering, math, and/or medicine (HD of STEM2).
The area of specialization is open, but we are interested in developing expertise in global media and literature, information and society, and biomedical ethics. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity at Colby.
Review of applications will begin on November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply please submit the following:
- Letter of application
- A statement of teaching philosophy and research interests
- Curriculum Vitae
- Representative samples of scholarship
- Three letters of recommendation.
Applicants must apply electronically via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/46456.
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Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu
Prof. James R. Fleming
|Primary Category:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology