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Positions

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Assistant Professor in Environmental Humanities, University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: October 03 2017

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 ...

Assistant Professor in Philosophy and Women’s & Gender Studies, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Deadline: November 01 2017

The Philosophy and Women's & Gender Studies Departments at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA, seek applications for a full-time (academic year), tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin September 13, 2018. Area of Specialization (AOS): Religion and Gender; Area of ...

Assistant Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology, Purdue University

Deadline: October 15 2017

Purdue University Department of Anthropology invites applications for the following position to begin August 2018. Assistant Professor of sociocultural anthropology, tenure-track, with a focus on technology, science, or health and medicine. We seek a dynamic scholar with a promising record of ...

Assistant Professor in the interdisciplinary study of arts, medicine and healing, York University

Deadline: November 01 2017

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the interdisciplinary Health & Society program at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2018. Information about the Department ...

Interdisciplinary Science/Policy Researcher in Responsible & Sustainable Biotechnologies, GenØk

Deadline: September 24 2017

The research group on responsible and sustainable technoscience (RootS) at GenØk – Centre for Biosafety is looking for an enthusiastic interdisciplinary scholar to fill an exciting new position working across the science/policy interface.

Growing from the competence of SEED (the Society, ...

Open-rank position, Critical Feminist Science & Technology Studies, University of Illinois Chicago

Deadline: November 01 2017

The Program in Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with the departments of Anthropology, Communication, Criminology Law and Justice, and Sociology, invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured position in Critical Feminist ...

General Faculty Positions, Department of Engineering and Society, 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 to teach undergraduate courses in general engineering, applied mathematics, science, technology, & society, or ...

Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Media and Culture at Stanford University

The Department of Communication at Stanford University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in the field of media and culture. We are interested in a range of possible subfields, including but not limited to the relationship between mass and social media; the analysis of media ...

Assistant Professor of Sociology (Demography, Migration, and Inequality), UC Santa Cruz

Deadline: October 02 2017

The Sociology Department (https://sociology.ucsc.edu/index.html) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship. We seek candidates whose expertise includes quantitative empirical analysis and research in demography, migration, ...

Assistant Professor of Sociology (Public Policy and Inequality), UC Santa Cruz

Deadline: October 02 2017

The Sociology Department (https://sociology.ucsc.edu/index.html) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship. We seek candidates whose expertise includes theoretical and empirical analysis of Public Policy and Inequality. ...

Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor in Latin American and Latino/a Studies, Smith College

Deadline: September 01 2017

Smith College invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position to begin July 2018. We seek a scholar interested in developing new interdisciplinary curriculum that engages cultural geography for the Program in Latin American and Latino/a Studies and the Department of History. Fields in ...

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Sociotechnical Data Studies, iSchool, UNC Chapel Hill

Deadline: October 01 2017

The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (the iSchool at Carolina) invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position with a starting date of July 1, 2018. Candidates at all ranks are welcome to apply.

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Assistant Professor, Science and Technology Studies, IHPST, University of Toronto

Deadline: September 18 2017

The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Science and Technology Studies (STS) at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2018.
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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environment and Health, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Deadline: September 15 2017

The Department of Community and Environmental Sociology at UW-Madison is searching for a tenure-track (junior) faculty member with an outstanding record of teaching and research relevant to environment and health. The position requires a Ph.D. in sociology or related field. Candidates from ...

Lecturers (Faculty Part-Time Salary Position) in Entrepreneurship/Business, 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 to teach undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship or business.

Candidates must have at least a Master's degree or prior experience ...

Lecturer (Faculty Wage Position), Department of Engineering and Society, 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 multiple candidates to teach undergraduate courses in one of the following areas: entrepreneurship, science and engineering policy, science and ...

Permanent Research Fellow, Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge

Deadline: September 10 2017

The Global Sustainability Institute (http://www.anglia.ac.uk/global-sustainability-institute-gsi - Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge) is looking to recruit a new permanent Research Fellow, who will bring a strong portfolio of research to complement the existing work of our collaborative and ...

Editor-In-Chief, Engineering Studies (5-year appointment*, with possibility of renewal)

Deadline: August 05 2017

We invite nominations and applications for the Editor-in-Chief of Engineering Studies: The Journal of the International Network for Engineering Studies. Founded in 2004, the International Network of Engineering Studies (INES) is an interdisciplinary community of scholars dedicated to the social ...

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Science and Technology Studies (STS), NTU, Singapore

Deadline: September 15 2017

Sociology
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally and 1st among the world’s best young universities.

The School of Social Sciences nurtures interdisciplinary ...

University Lecturer Position in STS Program, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

Deadline: July 12 2017

University Lecturer Position in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Program

Department of Humanities, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, New Jersey 01702

A position in Science and Technology Studies. Applicants may have a background in Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, ...

Assistant Professor, Science in Society Program, Wesleyan University

Deadline: October 15 2017

The Science in Society Program at Wesleyan University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor beginning July 2018, with substantive research and teaching interests in transnational studies of contemporary science, technologies, or medicine, and expertise in relevant empirical research ...

Instructor for 2 courses in Fall 2017, Department of Technology, Culture and Society, NYU

The Department of Technology, Culture and Society at NYU Tandon School of Engineering is seeking PhDs in anthropology, sociology, STS, history of science, or related fields to teach the following classes in fall 2017. Recent graduates and exceptional ABDs (with teaching experience) are invited to ...

Director, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, International Council for Science (ICSU)

Deadline: June 30 2017

The International Council for Science (ICSU) invites applications for the position of Director of its Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific which is hosted at the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), in Kuala Lumpur.

ICSU is a non-governmental organization with a global membership of national ...

Dean, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Information (the Texas iSchool). The Texas iSchool is seeking an accomplished, innovative, and transformational leader who will work with the faculty, staff, students, and university ...