Stevens Institute of Technology, College of Arts and Letters
Assistant Professor, History of Technology/Computing
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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. The ideal candidate will be a historian or sociologist of technology whose research and teaching centers on topics in the history of computing or information technology.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in a field relevant to Science & Technology Studies including, but not limited to, History of Science and/or Technology; Sociology of Science and/or Technology; and Science, Technology, and Society.
Preferred candidates will have a historical specialization and proven track record of historical research. Qualitative sociologists with historical dimensions to their research are also encouraged to apply. The candidate must be capable of teaching undergraduate survey courses on the History of Science and/or Technology, as well as an undergraduate course on the subject of “Computers and Society.”
Preference will also be given to candidates whose work embraces interdisciplinary themes, digital scholarship, and/or public outreach.
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 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 application, current C.V., a brief (2-page max) statement of research plans, a brief (2-page max) statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, and the names and contact information for three referees. Please combine all materials into a single PDF document for submission. Review of applications will begin on January 9th, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
All applications must be submitted electronically through the HR website at: https://www.stevens.edu/directory/division-human-resources/careers-stevens
For more information, please visit https://www.stevens.edu/college-arts-and-letters.
Questions may be addressed to Search Chair Alex Wellerstein: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology