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Permanent and temporary professional positions.

Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor in History of Technology, University of Minnesota

Deadline: May 13 2016

Required Qualifications: Requirements for PhD in history of technology or a related field must be completed by August 1, 2016. Job begins August 29, 2016.

Preferred Qualifications: Some research publications; 1 or 2 years teaching experience.

Area of Specialization: History of technology that ...

Visiting Asst Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University

Deadline: May 09 2016

Visiting Assistant Professor (JOB#11545)
Arizona State University
School for the Future of Innovation in Society

Arizona State University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position focused on arts and science collaboration for the 2016-2017 academic year. The appointment ...

Science, Technology, and Society instructors, Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey

Full-time instructors are sought to teach Science, Technology, and Society (STS) in the Faculty of Engineering at Bilkent University in Ankara. The STS course is required for all engineering majors and is taken by about 800 students each year. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and ...

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

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. ...

Science and Justice Research Center: Assistant Director of Research and Academic Programs

Deadline: November 03 2014

The Science and Justice Research Center (SJRC) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Research and Academic Programs (AD). The SJRC, brings together faculty and graduate students from across all divisions of the University ...

Assistant Professor in the History and Rhetoric of Science and Technology

Deadline: October 15 2014

Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
The Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the History and Rhetoric of Science and Technology, for an expected start date of July 1, 2015. At the ...

Professor/associate professor (tenure track) in STS at the TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and

Deadline: September 22 2014

The TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture at the University of Oslo invites applications for a full-time, permanent (tenure track) position as professor/associate professor with an expected starting date of fall 2015. Depending upon her/his qualifications, the successful candidate ...