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Lecturer in Social Science for 2017-18, Arizona State University

Deadline: April 12 2017

The Social Science faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Polytechnic Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a Lecturer for the 2017-2018 academic year. The successful candidate will provide social scientific instruction on the relationships between ...

Core Visiting Asst Professor/Core Renewal Fellow in Science and Technology Studies, Boston College

Deadline: March 01 2017

Boston College: Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences
Core Visiting Assistant Professor/Core Renewal Fellow in Science and Technology Studies
Location: Chestnut Hill, MA
Closes: Mar 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
(GMT-5 hours)

The Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College ...

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Geography, University of Guelph, Canada

Deadline: March 01 2017

Position Title / Rank: Human Dimensions of Digital Technology and Big Data in Environmental and Resource Management
Department: Geography
College: College of Social and Applied Human Science
Deadline: March 1, 2017

Position Description:

The Department of Geography at the University of Guelph ...

Assistant Professor, Health and Human Values (NTE), University of Arizona

Deadline: March 01 2017

Assistant Professor, Health and Human Values (NTE)
University of Arizona, The Honors College
Main Campus

Contact Information for Candidates:
Laura Berry
Associate Dean, Honors College

The Honors College at the University of Arizona invites applications for a ...

Tenured Faculty Position in Engineering, Policy & Society, Arizona State University

Deadline: March 03 2017

Associate/Full Professor Faculty Position
Arizona State University
School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering
Job #11871

Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a tenured faculty position (associate or full) focused on the future of ...

Non-Tenure-Stream Position in Archives & Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Deadline: February 15 2017

The School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh ( is currently inviting applications for a non-tenure-stream faculty position in the field of Archives and Information Sciences at an Assistant/Associate Professor level– Position #27041 ...

Non-Tenure-Stream Position in Data Stewardship, University of Pittsburgh

Deadline: February 15 2017

The School of Computing and Information ( at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking to fill a faculty position in Data Stewardship at an Assistant/Associate Professor level – Position #134534 (Non-Tenure Stream). The initial appointment is expected to be three ...

Research Scholar at The Hastings Center in Garrison, New York

Deadline: February 28 2017

The Hastings Center seeks applications and nominations for a full-time position of Research Scholar/Senior Research Scholar.

Description: This position offers a superb opportunity for an early career, mid-career or established scholar to devote themselves to research and public outreach on ...

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies, Stevens Institute of Technology

Deadline: January 10 2017

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. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a field relevant to Science & Technology Studies including, but ...

Assistant Professor, SFIS and SCIDSE, Arizona State University

Deadline: January 13 2017

Assistant Professor Faculty Position
Arizona State University
School for the Future of Innovation in Society
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Job # 11827

Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for one tenure-eligible, assistant professor position ...

Department of Philosophy, California State University, Fresno

Deadline: November 28 2016

Asst. Prof., tenure-track, beginning Fall 2017. Eight courses per year (4 per semester; typically 2-3 preps per semester), undergraduate level. Course load reduced to six for the first two years. Usual nonteaching duties. AOS: Philosophy of Science, broadly construed; AOC: Open; the department ...

Assistant Professor, History of Science Department, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Deadline: January 24 2017

The Department of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) beginning August 2017. We are especially interested in applications in the following areas: (1) history of science or technology before 1800; (2) ...

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 Individuale ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ( 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 ...

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 ...

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. ...