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Tenure track Assistant Professor in Art/Science Nexus, Arizona State University

Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) and its Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (HIDA) seek an assistant professor (tenure track) scholar/practitioner who works at the art/science nexus.

We seek someone who thinks about futures, possible ...

Lecturer and Tutor, Studium Individuale program, Leuphana University Lüneburg

Deadline: November 30 2016

Leuphana University Lüneburg (foundation under public law), Studium Individuale, invites applications for a position as a

Lecturer and Tutor (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter/in)
Salary EG 13 TV-L, 60%

for, at first, the duration of two years, starting as soon as possible.

The Studium ...

Cluster hires to build a BREATHE group, Assistant Professor level, UC Riverside

Deadline: December 08 2016

The University of California at Riverside (UCR) is implementing a major expansion of our faculty and investing in state-of-the-art research facilities to support their work. This expansion will build critical mass in 34 vital and emerging fields of scholarship, foster truly cross-disciplinary ...

Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Science and Technology in Society, Virginia Tech

Deadline: December 01 2016

Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Department of Science and Technology in Society, in the critical study of Information, Design, and Innovation. Research specialties may include, for example, ethnography of digital cultures, social informatics, the politics of ...

Open Rank Faculty Position in STS and the environment in sub-Saharan Africa, University of Virginia

Deadline: November 26 2016

he University of Virginia Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies invites applicants for an open-rank faculty (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) position in science, technology, society, and the environment in sub-Saharan Africa. We are especially interested in ...

Faculty, Integrated Digital Media, Technology, Culture, and Society (TCS) Department, NYU

The Technology, Culture, and Society (TCS) Department at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering invites outstanding applicants for a full-time tenured or tenure track appointment at open rank within the Integrated Digital Media (IDM) program.

We invite applications from candidates ...

Industry Assistant or Industry Associate Professor, Science and Technology Studies, NYU

The Department of Technology, Culture and Society at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering invites applications at the rank of Industry Assistant or Industry Associate Professor, depending on qualifications. New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the ...

Teaching Prof (NTL) & Dir of Curriculum, Program in STIA, Georgetown U School of Foreign Service

Deadline: December 15 2016

Science and technology are now more than ever at the heart of international affairs. The Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA) program in Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service equips students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to engage with the challenges and ...

Open Area in Media Studies Tenure/Tenure Track, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Deadline: November 08 2016

Priority Deadline: November 8, 2016

The Department of Media Studies (http://www.mediastudies.virginia.edu) at the University of Virginia seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with an appointment to begin July 25, 2017. The successful candidate at the assistant professor ...

Faculty Positions in New + Emerging Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Deadline: November 18 2016

Assistant Professors of New + Emerging Media
College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The College of Media invites applications for two entry-level, tenure-track assistant professor positions in New and Emerging Media. Successful candidates should demonstrate an innovative ...

Assistant Professor, History and Political Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Deadline: December 01 2016

The department of History and Political Science at Missouri University of Science & Technology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship for Fall 2017 in Science and Technology Policy with an emphasis on Public Policy. Candidate must be prepared to teach an introductory ...

Assistant Professor in Medical Humanities, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore)

Deadline: December 01 2016

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world's best young universities.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at NTU Singapore, invites qualified academics to apply for a faculty ...

Assistant Professor, Science & Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA

Deadline: October 15 2016

The Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position focused on STS and design. The Department offers a Ph.D. in STS and three ...

Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology The New School for Social Research

Deadline: November 01 2016

The Department of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level to begin August 2017.

\The New School has been at the forefront of important initiatives that bring together social science and ...

Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario

The Faculty of Health Sciences and School of Medicine at Queen’s University invite applications for the Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine. This faculty appointment will be a Tenure-track or Tenured position at a rank that is commensurate with the candidate’s academic ...

Assistant Professor in Political Anthropology, UC Santa Barbara

Deadline: October 10 2016

The University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Anthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology, Archaeology, and Bioarchaeology (SAAB) Unit, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, appointment to begin July 1, 2017. We seek a sociocultural ...

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Interaction Design, UC Davis

Deadline: November 01 2016

The Department of Design at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a new faculty position in Interaction Design. The appointment will be made at the tenure-track assistant professor level. Successful candidates should possess strong visual design skills and demonstrate a ...

Assistant Professor in Environmental Humanities, University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: November 03 2016

The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in environmental humanities, broadly interpreted to embrace disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches from the humanities, social sciences, and natural ...

Two full professor positions at the Leibniz Center for Science and Society, University of Hannover

Deadline: November 03 2016

The Leibniz Center for Science and Society invites applications for the following two positions: University Professorship in Science and Society; and University Professorship in Methodology of Higher Education Research and Science Studies both starting at the next possible date.

The ads are ...

Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor – Institute for Society and Genetics, UCLA

Deadline: October 15 2016

The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) invites applications for a biological OR social scientist with an innovative research program which complements one of our existing areas of strength. We are seeking to fill a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, ...

Tenured Associate or Full Professor, Medical Social Sci (Cluster Hire III), Vanderbilt University

Deadline: November 04 2016

The Center for Medicine, Health, and Society (MHS) in the College of Arts & Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications from outstanding candidates with expertise in the areas of intersectionality, inequality, and health/mental health for appointment at the rank of associate or full ...

Tenured Associate or Full Professor, Medical Sociology (Cluster Hire II), Vanderbilt University

Deadline: November 01 2016

The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenured Associate or Full Professor, to begin fall semester 2017. We seek a medical sociologist with research and teaching interests in racial/ethnic disparities in health (including the social determinants of mental ...

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Medical Sociology (Cluster Hire I), Vanderbilt University

Deadline: October 01 2016

The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position, to begin fall semester 2017. We seek a medical sociologist with research and teaching interests in racial/ethnic disparities in health (including the social determinants of ...

Grant Development Specialist, Institute for Social Science Research, UMass Amherst

Deadline: October 17 2016

Title: Grant Development Specialist
Appointment: Academic Year (9-month), renewable term appointment
Earliest appointment: January 22, 2017
Application: Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2016
The Position: The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) at the University of ...

Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology (x 2 positions), Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Deadline: October 21 2016

Applications are invited for two permanent lectureships in the Cultural Anthropology Programme within the School of Social and Cultural Studies, Victoria University of Wellington. The successful applicants for these positions will have a PhD in anthropology in hand at time of application, ...

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Digital Technology in Society, Technical University of Munich

Deadline: October 10 2016

An der Technischen Universität München (TUM) ist die Position als Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Digital Technology in Society« zum Sommersemester 2017 zu besetzen; Besoldungsgruppe W2 mit Tenure Track Option auf W3.

Wissenschaftliches Umfeld

Die Professur ist dem Munich Center for ...

Assistant/Associate Professor in Data Studies, UC Davis

Deadline: October 30 2016

The University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor or recently tenured associate professor in the social studies of data and data science including the scientific, political, social, and scholarly use and creation of data. Experience and a genuine ...

Assistant Professor - Communication Studies, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Deadline: October 14 2016

Full-time, academic year, tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Digital Communication and Culture in the Department of Communication Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, to begin September 7, 2017. The ...

Full or part-time Research Analyst (accountability), Data & Society

Deadline: September 22 2016

The research analyst would work on a project titled “Reimagining Accountability,” which builds off our Algorithms and Publics work. “Reimagining Accountability” focuses on how the outcomes of data-driven technologies cannot easily be assessed. We are investigating ways in which values in ...

Tenure-line appointment (joint with Energy Initiative), Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke U

Deadline: November 25 2016

Energy Policy
Tenure-line appointment in the Sanford School of Public Policy
(Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with Tenure level)
Joint appointment with the Duke University Energy Initiative

Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy (sanford.duke.edu) seeks applicants for a ...

Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a highly-selective, nationally-ranked, residential, four-year liberal arts public honors college located on the Chesapeake Bay 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor ...

Open Rank Faculty Position in Management or Organizational Theory, University of Michigan

Deadline: October 15 2016

The Department of Health Management and Policy (HMP) at the University of Michigan is seeking a faculty member at any level---assistant, associate or full professor---within the fields of management or organizational theory. We are interested in candidates with expertise specific to all areas of ...

Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Technology, Media and Behavior, Stanford University

Deadline: November 01 2016

The Department of Communication at Stanford University seeks applications for an Assistant Professorship in Technology, Media and Behavior. We are interested in a range of empirical areas including but not limited to social media, virtual experiences, interactive games, behavior tracking, ...

Full-time public historian of science and/or technology, IEEE History Center

The IEEE History Center at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ, seeks a full-time public historian of science and/or technology to join its team. The incumbent will participate in the full range of the Center's activities, but the initial focus will be on helping to develop history of ...

Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist in Forest Products and Woody Biomass, UC Berkeley

Deadline: December 01 2016

Recruitment Period
Open date: August 5th, 2016 Last review date: October 14th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: December 1st, 2016
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but ...

Tenure-Track, Open Rank Professor in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, UC Davis

Deadline: November 15 2016

The Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program at the University of California, Davis seeks applications for a full-time, tenure track, assistant, associate or full professorship to begin July 1, 2017 with a teaching and research focus on transdisciplinary feminist approaches to at least two ...

Assistant Professor in Socio-Cultural Anthropology, New York University

Deadline: November 01 2016

The Department of Anthropology invites applications from outstanding scholars for a tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor level, to start September 1, 2017, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The department is looking for scholars with exceptional records in teaching and ...

Assistant Professor, Center for Science, Technology, and Society [STS], Drexel University

Deadline: October 15 2016

The Center for Science, Technology, and Society [STS] expects to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor. We invite applications for this expected position at this time. The successful applicant would begin September 1, 2017. The position will be a joint appointment with the successful ...

Assistant Professor of Communication and Social Behavior, Cornell University

Deadline: September 15 2016

The Department of Communication is searching for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty member in Communication and Social Behavior at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will conduct research and teach courses in areas that complement the department’s leadership in the social ...

Associate or Full Professor - Social Impact of Science, Medicine, and Technology, UC San Diego

Deadline: October 14 2016

The University of California, San Diego invites applications from outstanding candidates for tenured faculty positions in Social Impact of Science, Medicine, and Technology.

These positions are part of a bold multi-discipline, multi-year initiative in practical ethics that spans the entire ...

Assistant Professor - Social Impact of Science, Medicine, and Technology, UC San Diego

Deadline: October 14 2016

The University of California, San Diego invites applications from outstanding candidates for TENURE TRACK faculty positions in Social Impact of Science, Medicine, and Technology.

These positions are part of a bold multi-discipline, multi-year initiative in practical ethics that spans the entire ...

Assistant Professor (tenure stream) in Digital Communication and Culture, Cal Poly

Deadline: October 14 2016

Cal Poly, one of the top-ranked STEM schools in the United States and home to one of the fastest-growing STS Programs in the world, is searching for a new Assistant Professor in Digital Communication and Culture. Cal Poly is located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, offering STS ...

Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science, University of Western Ontario

Deadline: October 01 2016

The Department of Philosophy at Western University (The University of Western Ontario) invites applications or nominations for the Rotman Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Philosophy of Science. This position will build on Western’s record of research excellence in this field. We are seeking an ...

Assistant Professor – Critical Computation and New Media, University of Toronto Mississauga

Deadline: October 03 2016

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Critical Computation and New Media. This appointment will begin July 1, 2017. ...

Social science Faculty positions, IIIT Delhi, India

Deadline: September 30 2016

IIIT Delhi is one of the most promising young institutions in IT in India is establishing a multidisciplinary Center on IT and Society, which needs highly motivated, research oriented social sciences faculty members at all levels. Interviews are scheduled in in London and Paris in October 2016. ...

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Digital Technologies, University of Toronto Mississauga

Deadline: October 03 2016

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of Digital Technologies. This appointment will begin July 1, ...

Assistant Professor, Media and Environment, University of Toronto Mississauga

Deadline: October 03 2016

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Media and Environment. This appointment will begin July 1, 2017.

We seek ...

Assistant Professor, Sociology and Science and Technology Studies, Vassar College

Deadline: October 15 2016

The Sociology Department and the Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Program at Vassar College are conducting a search this year for a joint-appointment tenure-track assistant professor. Specific areas of expertise we seek are in one or more of the following: science studies; environment and ...

Asst/Assoc Professor in Islam and Gender, Department of Communication, Stanford University

Deadline: October 03 2016

Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate Professor faculty position in Islam and gender. The successful candidate will be based in a social sciences department and will also be expected to contribute to the Abbasi Program in Islamic ...

Lecturer Wage Positions in STS at University of Virginia

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science ( http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) seeks candidates for multiple lecturers to teach undergraduate courses in one of the following areas: science and engineering policy, science and ...

Wage Lecturer (team-teaching) Position in STS, University of Virginia

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/sts/) seeks candidates for a wage lecturer to assist in teaching the required first-year course, STS 1500, "Introduction to Science, Technology, and ...

Assistant Professor of History, Swarthmore College

Deadline: October 01 2016

The Department of History at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in modern European history to begin with the fall semester of 2017. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Applicants specializing ...

Assoc Dir of Education and Action Research, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Santa Clara U

Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic University, seeks applications for a three-year academic year adjunct lecturer (non-tenure track) position to teach and support undergraduate education in social innovation and entrepreneurship. The applicant ...

Instructors for Science, Technology and Society Course, 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 ...

Communications Officer for the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)

The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) seeks a Communications Officer to assist in the promotion and presentation of a consistent image of ASIS&T as a major association of international caliber at the service of its community. This includes the development 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. ...