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Positions

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Assistant Professor in Bioarchaeology & STS, North Carolina State University

Deadline: November 10 2017

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is accepting applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) appointment to begin fall 2018. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Anthropology, or related field, by start date (anticipated 8/16/2018); strong ...

Thomas M. Siebel Chair in the History of Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Deadline: November 10 2017

The Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites nominations and applications for a tenured position at the rank of full professor as Thomas M. Siebel Chair in the History of Science. Subfield and geographic area open. Successful candidate will be an ...

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

Deadline: November 27 2017

Job #12165

Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) in partnership with the ASU 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 ...

PhD-level researcher/ethnographer for two NIH-funded studies in Bioethics, UCSF

Deadline: November 02 2017

We are seeking a full-time researcher to work on two NIH-funded studies at the University of California, San Francisco, Program in Bioethics.

The successful applicant will join a team of researchers studying genomics, bioethics, and neuroethics. The applicant will contribute to two separate ...

Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary Social Science/Science, Technology and Society, ASU

Deadline: November 27 2017

The Social Science faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) on the Polytechnic Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Interdisciplinary Social Science/Science, Technology and Society. Expectations for this position ...

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, College of Integrative Science and Arts, Arizona State

Deadline: November 27 2017

The Social Science faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) on the Polytechnic Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is primarily an instructional position. However, ...

Assistant Professor of Convergent Media, University of Illinois

Deadline: October 24 2017

The College of Media invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Convergent Media, including the interaction between the old and new media systems and platforms. Successful candidates should demonstrate an innovative research and teaching agenda. Appointments will be ...

Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty in Information Science, Cornell University (Cornell Tech, NYC)

Deadline: December 01 2017

Faculty positions in Information Science are available at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City. Applications are welcome at all levels, including tenured and tenure-track; applications in the areas of cyber-physical systems (especially in urban environments) and health tech are particularly ...

Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty, Department of Information Science, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Deadline: December 01 2017

Faculty positions in Information Science are available at the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY. Applications are welcome at all levels, including tenured, tenure-track, and lecturer. Note that faculty positions at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City require a separate application.
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Non-tenure-stream lecturer in Gender and Science, University of Pittsburgh

Deadline: December 15 2017

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) Program at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-steam lecturer position in the area of gender and science.

Pending budgetary approval, the position will begin in fall 2018 with an initial three-year contract, with ...

Assistant/Associate/Full Professors in Health Informatics, University of Michigan

Deadline: November 01 2017

The School of Information at the University of Michigan (UMSI) seeks a tenure-track professor at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the field of health informatics, with a focus on either 1) the design and evaluation of novel sociotechnical applications in the health domain ...

Department Head, Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University

Deadline: October 23 2017

The Department Head reports to the Dean of the College of Integrated Science and Engineering. The position is a 12-month administrative faculty appointment (with the possibility of tenure upon initial appointment given appropriate credentials). Please visit www.jmu.edu/isat to learn more ...

Lecturer or Assistant Professor (General Faculty) Department of Engineering and Society, UVa

Deadline: October 27 2017

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) is seeking a candidate to teach undergraduate courses in science, technology, & society for the Spring 2018 semester. The Search Committee will begin ...

Assistant Professor, Science, Technology & Innovation in the Borderlands, Arizona State University

Deadline: November 13 2017

Job #12120

Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) seeks an assistant professor (tenure track) in the humanities, social sciences, or interdisciplinary studies with a focus on science, technology, or innovation. Specifically, we seek candidates whose ...

Assistant Professor of Global Conflict and Violence, Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Deadline: November 01 2017

The Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor whose work focuses on issues of global conflict and violence, beginning July 1, 2018. Apply by November 1, 2017 for primary consideration.

We seek a scholar with a ...

Kundan Kaur Kapany Chair in Global and Sikh Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Deadline: November 01 2017

The Global Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for the endowed Kundan Kaur Kapany Chair in Global and Sikh Studies, with an appointment date of July 1, 2018. The department seeks a distinguished professor with an international scholarly ...

Assistant Professor in Critical Studies of Technology, Media, and Persuasion, UC San Diego

Deadline: November 10 2017

The Department of Communication (http://communication.ucsd.edu/) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is seeking to make an appointment at the Assistant Professor level, to begin Fall, 2018 in the following area: Critical Studies of Technology, Media, ...

Assistant/Associate Professor in Data Studies, Science and Technology Studies, UC Davis

Deadline: November 13 2017

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, Science and Technology Studies, York University

Deadline: December 04 2017

The Department of Science & Technology Studies (STS) at York University invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in STS at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2018.

We are seeking candidates with teaching and research strengths in contemporary issues in STS preferably ...

Two tenure track positions in STS, CalPoly San Luis Obispo

Deadline: October 25 2017

The College of Liberal Arts, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, CA, seeks applications for up to two full-time (academic year), tenure-track hires (one Assistant Professor, one Associate or Full Professor) in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) starting ...

Tenure Track Faculty Position: Assistant Professor - Institute for Society and Genetics, UCLA

Deadline: October 15 2017

The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) invites applications for a social scientist or humanist with an innovative research program in the general areas of biological, biomedical and health sciences and society. We are seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor ...

Assistant Professor, History of Science or Medicine, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Deadline: October 15 2017

The History Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track position field in the History of Medicine or Science with a non-US focus. Faculty in the Department of Historical Studies teach three courses per semester. The Department emphasizes ...

Assistant Professor in History of Technology and Social Change, Carnegie Mellon University

Deadline: October 20 2017

The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor (2/2 semester teaching load) to begin in August 2018. The department seeks a scholar whose research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of ...

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.

View the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...