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Assistant Professor in the History and Rhetoric of Science and Technology

Deadline: October 15 2014

http://rhetoric.berkeley.edu/news/news-item/2014-09-13/position-assistant-professor-in-the-history-and-rhetoric-of-science-and-t

Updated: September 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 time of application, applicants must either have a Ph.D. or equivalent, or be near completion of a Ph.D. dissertation or equivalent. A completed Ph.D. or equivalent is required by the start of employment. Additional qualifications include evidence of strong research agenda and excellent scholarly potential, research and teaching that complement existing strengths in the Department, and the ability to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates should demonstrate broad competence in the history and theory of science and technology. Area of specialization and period are open. The Department is interested in candidates whose research and teaching include comparative and non-western dimensions. Candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than thirty pages, and three letters of recommendation. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including those whose letters are provided via a dossier service or career center, to the U.C. Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
All application materials should be uploaded to the secure search portal at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00485. Applications must be submitted by October 15, 2014. Questions pertaining to the application process can be directed to rhetoric_search@berkeley.edu.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. The University is also committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents (see http://calcierge.berkeley.edu for details). The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching and research.

Assistant Professor in History of Science, University of Notre Dame

Deadline: October 15 2014

Updated: September 12 2014

History of Science. The University of Notre Dame Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of science at the assistant professor level. Geographical and chronological specialty is open, but applicants must be prepared to offer survey courses on the history of science. A successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the graduate program in the History and Philosophy of Science. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014. Candidates should send a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to history@nd.edu. Digital dossiers preferred but we accept applications on paper sent to Professor Patrick Griffin, Chair, Department of History, 219 O’Shaughnessy Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556. The University of Notre Dame is an affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students. Women, minorities, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. Information about Notre Dame is available at http://www.nd.edu, and about the department at http://history.nd.edu.

Professor of History of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis

Deadline: October 15 2014

Updated: September 12 2014

The Department of History at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for an historian of medicine starting in the fall of 2015. The search is at the rank of tenure-track assistant Professor. A PhD in hand by August 1, 2015 and evidence of scholarly potential are required. Area and chronological expertise are open. The successful candidate will teach an introductory course in the history of medicine, prepare classes in her/his area of specialization, be active in research and publication, perform university service, and contribute to a growing community of faculty interested in the medical humanities. Please send a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of reference (under separate cover) via email to artsci-history.search@email.wustl.edu or via postal mail to the Chair, History of Medicine Search Committee, Department of History, Washington University, 1 Brookings Dr., Campus Box 1062, St. Louis, MO 63130. Screening of applications will begin on October 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Open Rank Position in History and Social Studies of Medicine, UCLA

Deadline: November 01 2014

https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00248

Updated: September 12 2014

UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior (an interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior), are seeking applications for a full-time tenure-equivalent faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank; level to be commensurate with background and experience. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of excellence in scholarship that focuses on the intersection of the social sciences and medicine. Candidates must possess an established record of publication. A demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding is preferred. The position includes doctoral and postdoctoral teaching and training responsibilities; excellent teaching skills and the ability to mentor students is required. Though preference will be given to individuals with expertise in the history of medicine and who hold both an M.D. and a Ph.D., we welcome applications from scholars in other fields such as, but not limited to, sociology, anthropology, and public health.

The successful candidate will hold his or her primary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and a joint appointment in the department(s) best suited to his or her research. He or she will also play an active role in the newly created Social Science Track of the David Geffen School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training Program and in expanding the role of history and social studies of medicine within the Medical School. To apply, go to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00248. For further information please contact Joel Braslow, M.D., atjbraslow@mednet.ucla.edu. Review of applications will begin September 15 and the deadline for applications is November 1, 2014.

Assistant Professor, History of Science, Medicine & Technology, Bucknell University

Deadline: November 07 2014

http://apply.interfolio.com/25504

Updated: September 12 2014

Bucknell University is hiring an assistant professor for a tenure-track position in the History of Science, Medicine & Technology.

The search committee will consider scholars whose research examines any aspect of the history of science, technology, or medicine in the world outside of the United States between the early 1600s and the end of the 19th century. The committee seeks candidates whose work is embedded within broader social, economic, and cultural processes; whose work has a global, transnational, or colonial aspect; and, whose work is confined neither to the history of the philosophy of science nor to the intellectual history of a discrete scientist. A PhD or ABD is required.

Submit a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio; a sample of scholarship; and, three letters of recommendation.

Candidates for this position must address their comprehension of and commitment to diversity, the liberal arts mission, and the teacher-scholar model in their application materials. It is expected that the scholar hired for this position will teach courses on the history of modern science, technology, and medicine in general as well as more focused topics and courses in their area of research and/or regional specialization.

Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2014. The position is open until filled.
Applications are only accepted through Interfolio ByCommittee. Please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/25504 to apply.
For more details: http://www.Click2Apply.net/j28ngzy

Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology

Deadline: December 01 2014

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/NASA-astrobiology.html

Updated: September 12 2014

I write to invite you to consider applying to the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology, or to pass this invitation on to a qualifies colleague.

A recently establish partnership between NASA’s Astrobiology Program and the Library of Congress, the Bulmberg Chair, an annually selected position, supports a senior scholar in the sciences or the humanities to take up residence in the Library’s John w. Kluge Center and conduct research on the humanistic and societal impacts of astrobiology.

Dr. David Grinspoon, the inaugural chair, studied the Anthropocene Era through the lens of astrobiology, asking questions about the future of life on Earth. Dr. Steven Dick, the second chair holder, is investigating how the possible discovery of microbial or complex life in the universe might impact society.

The Astrobiology Chair creates an opportunity to research the range an complexity of societal issues relate to how life begins and evolves, and to examine religious, ethical, legal, cultural, and other concerns arising from scientific research on the origin, evolution and nature of life. Possibilities for research subjects are many.The following are meant to inspire, not limit, your creativity: legal issues related to governance of planets and space; the ethical implicates of cross-contamination; scientific and philosophical definitions of life; conceptions of the origins of life in theistic and non-theistic religions; comparison of the discussion of these issues in multiple nations and cultures.

Located in the Library’s magnificent Jefferson Building, the Kluge Center offers a rich intellectual atmosphere for informal discussion and exchange of perspectives.

Individuals are welcome to apply directly. For further information please consult the Center’s webpage: http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/NASA-astrobiology.html. You may also direct questions to Dan Turello: dour@loc.gov. Full applications are due by December 1, 2014.

We invite you to disseminate information about the Chair widely, to your colleagues, academic departments, and personal networks. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

R. Mark Lubbers Chair in the History of Science, Department of History at Purdue University

Deadline: January 05 2015

Updated: September 12 2014

The Department of History at Purdue University seeks nominations and applications for the R. Mark Lubbers Chair in the History of Science. Scholars with a Ph.D. in history or the history of science and the rank of full professor, a strong publication record and research agenda as well as exemplary teaching experience are encouraged to apply. The area of specialization and time period are open. The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of science, provide leadership for program development in the history of science, medicine, and technology, and contribute to the intellectual life of the department, College of Liberal Arts, and Purdue University.

Send letters of nomination and applications to: R. Douglas Hurt, Head, Department of History, University Hall, 672 University Hall, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907. Inquiries should be directed by email to doughurt@purdue.edu or by phone to 765-494-4123.

The initial review of applications will begin on January 5, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Multiple Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Positions in Society, Water, & Climate, University of Utah

Deadline: October 01 2014

http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs/6458650/multiple-tenure-track-or-tenured-faculty-positions-in-society-water-and-climate

Updated: September 12 2014

The University of Utah is creating a new, interdisciplinary faculty cluster focusing on Society, Water, and Climate (SWC). This transformative cluster will connect research on hydrology, air quality, climate change, societal response, and policy, seeking to meld multiple scientific perspectives to lead society towards sustainable water solutions in a changing world. This interdisciplinary cluster will enhance the University of Utah's core commitment to sustainability, and complement ongoing, related research across departments and colleges on campus. Possible home departments for the hires are Political Science, Anthropology, Geography, Economics, Geology and Geophysics, Atmospheric Sciences, Biology, and Civil and Environmental Engineering. A full description of the positions and participating departments can be found here.

As part of our cluster initiative, we are seeking applicants for three tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the advanced Assistant or Associate rank to begin in July 2015. Exceptional candidates of other rank may also be considered. An additional two hires are planned for 2016 to complete the cluster. Candidates should have an excellent and sustained record of research, a demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding, and extensive experience in working with diverse researchers from across the disciplinary spectrum. Positions are not tied to a specific department.

We anticipate hiring a total of five new faculty members for the cluster with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

Social Science with a focus on the human dimensions of environmental change, as it relates to water and climate change. Research should address at least one of the following areas: policy, governance, communications, planning, measurement, conservation, cultural adaptation, human behavior, conflict, energy, food security or land use as related to climate change and with a focus on water vulnerability. Research should use theoretically grounded approaches that incorporate diverse data types and analysis methods.

Climatology with a focus on past, recent, and/or future climate variability related to drought and water resources especially in mountain environments since many communities in the west rely on water resources originating from snowpack. An ability to visualize and communicate climate variability research is strongly desired.

Ecohydrology with a focus on climate change impacts on ecosystems including the interactions and feedbacks between ecological processes (including disturbance) and hydrological processes, in terrestrial and/or aquatic ecosystems.

Hydrological Modeling with a focus on large-scale hydrological forecasting, coupled Earth-systems modeling, or hydroinformatics and data assimilation.

Snow Hydrology with a focus on snowpack extent and snow water equivalent, and/or measuring changes in snow across spatial and temporal scales.

Air Quality with a focus on air quality modeling. We are especially interested in candidates with demonstrated scholarship linking air quality/atmospheric chemistry with climate change and the hydrological cycle.

The University of Utah is committed to providing resources to support and grow the SWC cluster. Applications will be reviewed by an interdisciplinary committee. Successful candidates will show strength in their discipline but also demonstrate potential for genuine collaboration in the SWC cluster and with other interdisciplinary centers at the University of Utah.

One of the new cluster hires will serve as the Director of the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program. The director will serve a three-year term, with expected service of two terms, and then return as regular faculty to their home department. Applicants should submit their materials to the relevant cluster hire position(s) (e.g. Social Scientist, Ecohydrologist) and should select the option indicating their interest in the Director position.

The University of Utah is a comprehensive and diverse Research I public institution located in the Wasatch Front urban corridor with easy access to research and recreational opportunities in the Rocky Mountains, Great Basin, and the Colorado Plateau. Salt Lake City is a dynamic, high-tech and bike-friendly metropolitan area with high-quality cultural and entertainment amenities, an extensive public transit system, and a sunny, dry four-season climate and “the Greatest Snow on Earth”.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014, position open until filled. Using the online application system (links provided above), applicants should provide a cover letter that details the position(s) that they are interested in, if they would like to be considered for the Director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies, and their preferred home department(s). In addition applicants should provide a CV, and statements of research and teaching interests that address their experience and interest in interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants should provide the names, institutions, and email addresses of exactly three references who will only be contacted if the applicant advances past the first round of review. The search committee also requests that candidates upload their three most relevant publications. Applicants interested in being considered for the Director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies should also include a statement that addresses the applicant’s administrative experience in working across multiple disciplines including an overview of why this position fits their interests and their vision for the program.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to the search co-chairs, Drs. Dave Bowling (david.bowling@utah.edu) and Andrea Brunelle (andrea.brunelle@geog.utah.edu).

Assistant Professor in Anthropology of Media, UC Davis

Deadline: October 27 2014

http://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00356

Updated: September 12 2014

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a Tenure track Assistant Professor position in Anthropology of Media. The Department seeks a cultural anthropologist who can make a significant contribution to the study of media, with a possible focus on the intersections of media and language. Potential topics include mediatized language registers, network culture, journalism, public space/culture. Area open, but there is some preference for Asia, the Middle East, and Central or Eastern Europe.

Teaching duties include four courses per academic year (quarter system) at the introductory, advanced undergraduate, and graduate level. Supervision of graduate students, student advising, curricular development, and performance of University service are also expected. The successful candidate must have a completed Ph.D. by the first day of courses (September 24, 2015). Applications must be submitted through the online application system found at: http://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00356. The following materials are required: cover letter; curriculum vitae; research and teaching statements; copies of up to three publications; one sample graduate course syllabus in topic of expertise; and contact information for three references. For full consideration applications should be completed by October 27, 2014. The position is open until filled. The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

Joint Tenure Track Appointment in Critical Development Studies, McGill University

Deadline: November 15 2014

http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4555

Updated: September 12 2014

The Department of Anthropology and the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) at McGill University invites applications for a jointly appointed Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Critical Development, with a disciplinary focus in Anthropology, effective August 1, 2015. We are seeking candidates with conceptually informed ethnographic projects whose work is centrally concerned with the critical exploration of development, broadly defined. The successful candidate will bring anthropological insights to timely issues concerning development in ways that also speak to and illuminate foundational anthropological concerns. We are interested in candidates who explore the ethnography of everyday life in the face of larger global processes and power relations. Theoretical and geographical areas are open. Areas of research may include (but are not limited to): development rationalities, norms, and temporalities; technologies and techniques of development; bureaucratic, market, and governmental logics; global political economy; urbanization; human rights/humanitarianism; gender; violence; environmental and ecological degradation; economic and political collapse; structural inequalities. Competitive applicants must have outstanding records of teaching and research and demonstrate high potential for developing strong research programs supported by external funding. Successful candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate theory courses, develop courses at all levels in their areas of specialization, and exhibit a commitment to service in both units and the university. Candidates should have already completed the PhD or be very near completion.

McGill University is centrally located between the mountain park and downtown in Montreal, which is a safe, culturally diverse, cosmopolitan and bilingual (French/English) city, with a high quality of cultural life and publically funded health care. McGill is an international and research intensive University, with an exceptionally able undergraduate and graduate student body, which enjoys collegial governance, extensive employee benefits (health, dental, life insurance and pension) and co-operative research and teaching ties with other Montreal universities.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. McGill University is an English language institution, but a working knowledge of French is an asset.

Review of applications will begin by November 15, 2014, but applications submitted up to January 15, 2015 will be considered. Applicants must fill out the online application form at [http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4555] and upload a cover letter addressing the candidate’s research interests and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, two writing samples, and contact information for three referees. For further information, please consult the following websites: for the Department of Anthropology (http://www.mcgill.ca/anthropology) and for the Institute for the Study of International Development (http://www.mcgill.ca/isid). Enquiries may be directed to jobsearch.anthropology@mcgill.ca.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology, UC San Diego

Deadline: October 10 2014

https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00607

Updated: September 12 2014

The Department of Anthropology within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (http://www.anthro.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in medical or psychiatric anthropology. The position will require commitment to the undergraduate Global Health Program through teaching on topics such as global mental health, immigrant and refugee health, gender and health, food insecurity, environment and health, infectious diseases, health disparities, and indigenous healing practices, as well as to the undergraduate and graduate program in psychological and medical anthropology. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in anthropology and an active research program. Geographical and culture areas are open. Successful candidates will be judged both on research accomplishments and potential for and demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity. This appointment is a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning July 1, 2015.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Application deadline is October 10, 2014.

Applications are accepted at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00607. Please include electronic versions of: an application cover letter, research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, samples of written work, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and names and current contact information for three referees. Additionally, applicants are required to submit a separate statement summarizing their past and/or potential contributions to diversity. (See http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp for further assistance regarding UCSD's diversity expectations).

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Communication, Digital Culture, University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: October 03 2014

http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/238

Updated: September 12 2014

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication seeks to hire a tenure track assistant professor in the area of digital culture, to begin fall semester 2015. Applicants’ research and teaching should contribute to grounded theories of the relationship between digital media and ongoing cultural and socio-political transformations, using field or interpretive methods and/or critical perspectives to do so.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or related fields by the start of appointment. Candidates who add to our School and University’s diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is a graduate school of communication theory and research, with 20 full-time faculty and approximately 80 doctoral students representing a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and interests. The faculty also has primary responsibility for an undergraduate communication major within the School of Arts and Sciences. To learn more about the Annenberg School, visit http://www.asc.upenn.edu.

Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three names of references, and three articles, chapters or other research to Professor Michael X. Delli Carpini, Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania via http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/238. To be considered applications must be postmarked no later than October 3, 2014.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Scripps College

Deadline: October 15 2014

Updated: September 12 2014

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

The Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment for Fall of 2015. We are seeking candidates who specialize in intersectional and/or transnational queer, feminist studies, with an emphasis on queer theory. We particularly welcome candidates with research areas that include—but are not limited to—critical race theory and sexualities’ studies, settler colonialism and indigenous studies, imperialisms, and postcolonial studies. The department also seeks a colleague who will build innovative pedagogical and research connections to antiracist, feminist social justice work within (either) local, regional, or transnational networks and communities.

The Department is looking for a colleague who is also an innovative teacher with a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. The teaching load is five courses per year and advising on senior theses. Participation in the Core Curriculum in the Interdisciplinary Humanities program is expected. Ph.D. preferred.

Please submit a letter of letter of application, CV, three letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages to AcademicJobsOnline.

The Review of Applications will begin October 15, 2014. Preliminary interviews will be held at the Fall meetings of the National Women’s Studies Association, the American Studies Association and the American Anthropological Association.

For more information, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee:

Professor Piya Chatterjee Box # 4056 Scripps College 1030 Columbia Ave. Claremont, CA. 91711

Email: FeministSearch@ScrippsCollege.edu

Scripps College is one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges Consortium located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In a continuing effort to build a diverse academic community and to provide equal educational and employment opportunities, Scripps College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented groups.

Assistant Professor, Sustainable Food Systems, University of Michigan

Deadline: October 01 2014

Updated: September 12 2014

The School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) at the University of Michigan (UM) seeks applicants to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The position is part of a cluster of hires in the area of sustainable food systems, which brings together a number of faculty from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) within the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, the School of Public Health, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning within the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, and SNRE in a cross-disciplinary teaching and research effort. This group is intended to broaden and deepen the university’s commitment to research and teaching in the area of sustainable food systems.

SNRE’s mission is to contribute to the protection of the Earth’s resources and the achievement of a sustainable society. The School contributes new scientific knowledge, visionary leadership, and trained professionals toward that end. The faculty of the School is diverse, with natural scientists, social scientists, engineers, and designers working collectively in an integrative setting. A professional school set within a major research university, SNRE provides a model of interdisciplinary and applied research and a focal point for research and teaching on sustainability.

The School offers a PhD in Natural Resources and Environment, a professional MS degree in six fields of study (conservation ecology; environmental informatics; sustainable systems; environmental policy and planning; behavior, education and communication; and environmental justice); and a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture (MLA). The student body includes over 350 MS/MLA and 60 doctoral students. SNRE also participates in multiple cross-campus degree programs, including: an undergraduate Program in the Environment degree, which includes a minor in sustainability; and dual degrees with the Schools of Architecture and Urban Planning, Business, Engineering, Law, and Public Health. SNRE also offers several graduate certificate programs. Additional information about the School can be found at http://www.snre.umich.edu.

The position focuses broadly on social science aspects of sustainability in the food system from production to consumption, with either an international or a domestic focus. Applicants should demonstrate the potential to conduct high-impact research within the context of sustainable food systems. Areas of interest could include, but are not limited to topics such as alternative food systems, community-supported agriculture, emergency food systems, industrial food systems, sustainability and resilience of agroecosystems; ecosystem services within agricultural landscapes; urban farming; freshwater or seafood aquaculture; environmental considerations associated with urban gardens and local food systems versus regional or international scale food distribution systems; the links between agriculture and food sovereignty or food security; water or nutrient concerns related to agriculture; supply chains; or value chains. Applicants’ substantive training and expertise may be in any field relevant to food systems, including business, economics, sociology, rural sociology, human geography, political ecology, political science, public policy, urban planning, natural resources, sustainability science, agriculture, and related disciplines.

In addition to disciplinary depth, we seek candidates with experience, skills, and interest in integrating knowledge from multiple domains. Candidates should consequently possess the broad interests, skills, and temperament to interact effectively and build collaborations with other researchers, within SNRE and elsewhere.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

1. Develop a nationally recognized research program that attracts external funding and contributes to the interdisciplinary problem-focused mission of SNRE;
2. Teach, mentor and supervise highly motivated doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate students;
3. Collaborate with interdisciplinary faculty within SNRE and across the university; and
4. Contribute through service to the stewardship of SNRE, the University of Michigan, and relevant professions.

The position is a regular full time, nine-month faculty position and will be filled at the assistant professor (tenure-track) level. A PhD in a relevant discipline or interdisciplinary program is required by the time of hire, and postdoctoral and teaching experience is preferred.

Applications, including a cover letter, CV, a concise personal statement describing the candidate’s vision and plans for research and teaching, and a writing sample should be submitted in a single PDF file. Three letters of reference are also required under separate cover.

To apply, submit application materials via the following web address: http://snre.umich.edu/form/application_sustainable_food_systems

Letters of recommendation should be submitted to: snre.jobs@umich.edu.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Campus visits are expected to occur in November and December 2014. The position is expected to begin by September 1, 2015.

Two Faculty Positions in Science Studies at Michigan State University

Deadline: October 15 2014

https://jobs.msu.edu

Updated: September 12 2014

Lyman Briggs College (LBC) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for two Science Studies faculty positions in the Academic Specialist Appointment System to join the college’s History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) Group in August, 2015.

Candidates must be committed to undergraduate teaching and should have their Ph.D. in hand by August 15, 2015 with training in the history, philosophy, and/or sociology of science, technology, environment, or medicine or a closely related field. Expertise in non-western science, writing pedagogy, or diversity and inclusion in science would be especially welcomed. The successful candidate will have evidence of teaching experience.

Founded in 1967, LBC is a vibrant residential college at MSU that focuses on the study of science and its impact on society. Bridging the two cultures, the LBC curriculum integrates natural sciences and mathematics courses with courses in science studies, and faculty work closely with students in small classes. Nearly all of the students in LBC major in the natural sciences, about 60% are women, nearly 20% are students of color, and 20% also belong to MSU’s Honor’s College. The college’s faculty, staff, and students promote inclusion through a range of initiatives and have won awards for diversity and inclusion in their instruction and research.

Academic Specialists in LBC teach five small courses over the academic year, including two or three sections of the first-year introduction to the history, philosophy and sociology of science and two or three upper-level courses. They also will be expected to contribute professional service to the college, including membership on LBC committees. Each of these two science studies academic specialist positions will start with a three-year probationary appointment that has the potential, after successful reappointment, to become long-term positions (for details see the MSU Faculty Handbook http://www.hr.msu.edu/documents/facacadhandbooks/academicspecialist/ASH_Appen dixA.htm).

This position is listed on the MSU Applicant Page. Applications must be uploaded to MSU’s online job application site (https://jobs.msu.edu). A complete application will include a c.v., teaching portfolio, and a cover letter that outlines the candidate’s expertise as it pertains teaching in the college as well as the pedagogical approaches the candidate employs. For details on teaching portfolios see www.lymanbriggs.msu.edu/faculty/openPositions.cfm. In addition, three letters of recommendation addressing the candidate’s teaching experience and expertise must be sent electronically by the recommenders through the application system.

The deadline to ensure full consideration of applications is October 15, 2014 and review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Questions regarding these positions may be directed to Dr. Georgina M. Montgomery, at montg165@msu.edu or at Lyman Briggs College, 919 E. Shaw Lane Room E-35, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 48825-1107.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Assistant Professor, Culture and New Media, University of Toronto Mississauga

Deadline: November 21 2014

http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit/sites/files/iccit/public/users/akersanu/ICCIT_JobPosting_Culture%26NewMediaAsstProf_FINAL%20201

Updated: September 12 2014

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Culture and New Media at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2015.

We seek a candidate to build on the strengths of the Institute through research that examines the intersection of culture and new media in relation to the social, political, and economic dimensions of life in both Canada and abroad. We are particularly interested in individuals doing work in areas like digital culture, surveillance studies, and globalization.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree by the appointment start date (or shortly thereafter) in a related field and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses focusing on culture and new media and s/he will have a graduate appointment in one of the University’s tri-campus graduate departments.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology at the University of Toronto Mississauga focuses on teaching and research excellence in its four undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture and Information Technology (CCIT), Interactive Digital Media (IDM), Digital Enterprise Management (DEM), and Professional Writing and Communication (PWC). Currently, ICCIT is building a research complement in social networking and communication, interactive and immersive digital media and culture, and the theory and practice of design, with an emphasis on all aspects of digital media. ICCIT is also actively engaged with the community and profit and non-profit organizations.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the link below. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word files in the following format:

1) Letter, CV, and research & teaching statements
2) Publications

Applicants must have three referees send signed letters directly to Professor Anthony Wensley, Director, ICCIT, University of Toronto Mississauga via email to iccit.utm@utoronto.ca by the closing date, November 21, 2014.

For more information on the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, please visit our website: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit

To apply online please click: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1401667

Associate Professor, Culture and New Media, University of Toronto Mississauga

Deadline: October 17 2014

http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit/sites/files/iccit/public/users/akersanu/ICCIT_JobPosting_Culture%26NewMediaAsstProf_FINAL%20201

Updated: September 12 2014

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications in the area of Media Theory at the rank of Associate Professor. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2015.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and must demonstrate a record of excellence in research and teaching, have an established reputation in the field, and have an active record of publication in the area of critical communication studies. We seek scholars from a wide range of analytical approaches to media theory, including communication studies, information studies, science and technology studies, cultural studies, queer/feminist theory, political economy, political science, and policy studies.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in her/his area of specialization and must be experienced in educating and mentoring graduate students, junior researchers and/or professionals. The successful candidate’s graduate appointment will be in one of the University’s tri-campus graduate departments. Previous administrative experience, and experience in developing new curricula at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, would be assets. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology at the University of Toronto Mississauga focuses on teaching and research excellence in its four undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (CCIT), Interactive Digital Media (IDM), Digital Enterprise Management (DEM), and Professional Writing and Communication (PWC). Currently, the ICCIT is building a research complement in social networking and communication, interactive and immersive digital media and culture, and the theory and practice of design, with an emphasis on all aspects of digital media. ICCIT is also actively engaged with the community and profit and non-profit organizations.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the link below. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word files in the following format:

1) Letter, CV, and research & teaching statements
2) Publications

Applicants should also provide the names and contact details of three referees in their application. All application materials must be submitted online by the closing date, October 17, 2014.

For more information on the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, please visit our website: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit

To apply online please click: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1401669

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Sustainability, UC Santa Cruz

Deadline: October 01 2014

https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00154https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00154

Updated: September 12 2014

The Sociology Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship. We seek a scholar trained in Sociology or related social scientific field, with theoretical and empirical expertise in the study of sustainability and the pursuit of sustainable futures, and whose work will complement the campus cluster initiative in Coastal Sustainabilities and the Environment. Applicants should be able to contribute to one or more of the following research focus areas: environmental sociology; inequality and the environment; environmental history; political ecology; geography; urban sociology; and urban and environmental planning and policy. We have a preference for candidates with expertise in environmental justice, urbanization and the environment, and/or the epistemology of sustainability.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to provide service to the department. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and mentoring of graduate students is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in sociology or related field, expected to be conferred no later than June 30, 2015; demonstrated record of research and demonstrated record of teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: Prefer Ph.D. conferred by June 30, 2014; evidence of teaching excellence in higher education; evidence of developed research trajectory.

Position Available: July 1, 2015, with academic year beginning September 19, 2015. Degree must be conferred by June 30, 2015 for employment effective July 1, 2015.

To Apply: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application including research statement, curriculum vitae, sample of published material (minimum of one, up to three articles and/or book chapters), statement of teaching pedagogy, sample course syllabus, teaching evaluations if available, and three letters of recommendation.* Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00154https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00154
Refer to Position #JPF00154-15 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters of recommendation received by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than June 30, 2015.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.

Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.
If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300.
Visit the APO web site at: http://apo.ucsc.edu

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society, Vanderbilt University

Deadline: October 15 2014

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/mhs

Updated: September 12 2014

The Center for Medicine, Health, and Society (MHS) in the College of Arts & Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in the social and cultural aspects of medicine and health. Primary appointments will be in MHS with secondary appointments possible in a number of Vanderbilt’s academic departments. MHS is an innovative research and teaching center that applies humanities and social science methods to biomedical questions. Interdisciplinary social scientists doing work on health equities or disparities, the politics of global health or public health, health policies or economies, structural competency, or medicine and social justice are particularly invited to apply.

Primary responsibilities include teaching and mentorship in undergraduate and graduate programs, participating in multidisciplinary research/grant teams, and helping build transinstitutional connections between MHS, the Vanderbilt Medical Center, and the Nashville community at-large. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. The appointments will begin fall 2015. Ph.D. required by the time of appointment. Vanderbilt has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and student body; the University is an equal opportunity employer and applications from women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged. Applications, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, information on teaching effectiveness, and a sample of scholarly writing, should be addressed to Jonathan Metzl, Chair, MHS Search Committee, and submitted as a single pdf file via email to mhs@vanderbilt.edu. Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately, either via email or to the mailing address posted on the MHS website. Further details about MHS can be found via our website, http://www.vanderbilt.edu/mhs

Assistant Professor, International Energy Policy, Michigan State University

Deadline: October 15 2014

http://jobs.msu.edu

Updated: September 12 2014

James Madison College of Michigan State University seeks candidates for a tenure-stream position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of international energy policy. The successful candidate will teach in the International Relations field, as well as collaborate on research projects with colleagues in the College of Engineering. Applicants should have expertise in issues relating to global energy policy and/or expertise in energy policy in a world region. The candidate would be expected to develop courses and seminars in their area of expertise, and also contribute regularly to the IR field’s and college’s curriculum. Up to 50% of this appointment will be devoted to working with College of Engineering on projects that would bring together engineering issues with questions of governance, regulation and policy. We invite applicants obtaining a Ph.D. in political science, economics, public policy, international relations, geography, and related disciplines. Applicants should show a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and to achieving a substantial record of scholarship.

James Madison College provides a liberal education in public affairs, combining the ethos of a small liberal arts college with the advantages of a large, diverse university. The faculty’s primary mission is excellence in undergraduate teaching, and the College is noted for its rigorous academic standards and attention to the analytical, writing and speaking skills of its students. It houses four interdisciplinary majors and important all-university specializations. It also maintains close collaboration with many other academic units on campus as well as MSU’s international teaching and research centers.

The position is posted on the MSU Applicant Page (MAP), posting #9892, and applications must be uploaded by the candidate to MSU’s online job application site, http://jobs.msu.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on 10/15/14. For more information on James Madison College, visit www.jmc.msu.edu. For more information on the College of Engineering, visit http://www.egr.msu.edu/. Questions regarding this search should be directed to Lindsay Thornhill, James Madison College, Michigan State University, thornh12@msu.edu.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Job Requirements

We invite applicants obtaining a Ph.D. in political science, economics, public policy, international relations, geography, and related disciplines. Applicants should show a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and to achieving a substantial record of scholarship.

Tenure-track position in sustainability/behavior, University of Michigan

Deadline: October 01 2014

Updated: September 12 2014

The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy of the University of Michigan invites applications from outstanding candidates to fill a tenure-track position that focuses on the behaviors of individuals and institutions on issues of sustainability. Our preference is to hire at the assistant professor level, although we are open to more senior candidates with exceptional qualifications. A postdoctoral position is also possible. Applicants should demonstrate expertise in the role of public policy in advancing the goals of sustainability. Applications are welcome from a range of policy science disciplines, including psychology, sociology, political science, economics, and history, with particular interest in candidates who transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries.

This university-year appointment will begin on September 1, 2015. Initial consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2014, but applications will be considered until the position has been filled. The following application materials should be sent in PDF format to sustainability@fordschool.umich.edu: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing samples, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation.Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is an AA/EO employer and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology

Deadline: October 01 2014

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25483&siteid=5291&AReq=1235BR

Updated: September 12 2014

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Public Policy beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year. The program is seeking a teacher-scholar who can contribute to high-quality undergraduate and graduate education and pursue an active program of research and scholarship.

The Public Policy Department offers a B.S. in Public Policy, an M.S. in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, as well as supports RIT’s general education program. The program is expanding its curricular relationship with other colleges of the university, including engineering, computing and information sciences, and health sciences and technology. More information about our program can be found at http://www.rit.edu/cla/publicpolicy/.

The area of specialization is open but the successful candidate should demonstrate a clear interest in science and technology policy issues. The successful candidate will demonstrate effective teaching potential in the public policy curriculum; a strong research potential; and, potential for service to the university and community. Candidates with backgrounds that integrate science and engineering fields with the social sciences and humanities are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree, in an appropriate field, is required prior to the position start date.

To be considered for an appointment at the Associate rank, applicants must have: a record of high-quality research; substantial teaching experience in relevant courses; record of service to the university and community; and, track record of external funding.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and Scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.


Job Requirements:
All candidates must have:
Ph.D. or terminal degree in an appropriate field at time of appointment,
• A clear interest in policy issues that support the degree programs, and,
• An ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

For rank of Assistant Professor, candidates must have:
• Effective teaching potential in the public policy curriculum,
• Strong research potential, and,
• Potential for service to the university and community.

For rank of Associate Professor, candidates must have:
• Record of high-quality research,
• Substantial teaching experience in relevant courses,
• Record of service,
• A track record of external funding

Minimum Education Qualfications:
PhD

How to Apply: Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Keyword Search: 1235BR.

Please submit: your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and the following attachments:
• A description of your teaching philosophy
• Your research agenda
• One sample publication
• The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
• Contribution to Diversity Statement

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Sandra Rothenberg, Chair slrbbu@rit.edu

Application review will begin October 1st and will continue until an acceptable candidate is found.

Tenure-track position in Environmental Humanities, Dept of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University

Deadline: November 10 2014

Updated: September 12 2014

The Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in environmental humanities to begin in Fall 2015. The appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor rank; the successful candidate might be jointly appointed in Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment or another Arts & Sciences department. Theoretical and geographical areas are open, but we are especially interested in scholars working in fields that include: climate change and the anthropocene; non-renewable resources; slow violence; food sovereignty; toxicity and chemical infrastructure; and nature and natural disaster. Attention to issues of race and gender is welcome, as are candidates with experience working with environmental scientists. The Ph.D. must be in hand by July 1, 2015. Letters of application and a curriculum vitae should be sent by November 10, 2014, to Pat Bodager, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Box 90091, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708. All applications received by November 10, 2014, will be guaranteed consideration. Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Open Rank Faculty Position in Social Informatics, Indiana University, Bloomington

Deadline: December 01 2014

http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/972

Updated: September 12 2014

The School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for an asst/assoc/full professor position in social informatics (SI), in the informatics division, to begin in August 2015. Our intent is to hire the candidate, either senior or junior, best able to help our SI Group lead the development of Social Informatics, an opportunity greatly enabled by the recent merger into the SoIC of the IUB Department of Information and Library Science (ILS). Candidates with interests in ethnography, social and political values in computing, economic and policy perspectives on information technology, and internet and media studies are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have an established record (senior level) or demonstrable potential for excellence (junior level) in research and teaching, and a Ph.D. in a relevant area or (junior level) expected before August 2015.

The SI Group in the Informatics Division currently has six members whose work is grounded in social science and humanities perspectives, through which we study the way computing and society co-construct each other. As part of the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics, we have strong ties to other faculty at IUB who share our orientation to Science and Technology Studies, including those involved in Human/Computer Interaction, the new IUB Media School, Cognitive Science, and The Information Society journal. SI faculty and their PhD students share interests in a wide variety of research areas, including Human-Robot Interaction, Information and Communication Technology for Development, Community Informatics, the History of Computing in International Perspective, Organizational Informatics, Computing and Language, Technology Ethics and the Law, Participatory Design, and related areas. The person hired will need to teach in our core curriculum, which includes information ethics and organizational informatics.

The SoIC is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach spanning and integrating the full breadth of computing and information technology. It includes Computer Science, Informatics, and Library and Information Science, with over 85 tenure-line faculty, 900 graduate students, and 1100 undergraduate majors. Its degrees include B.A. and B.S. in Computer Science, B.S. in Informatics, Master’s in Computer Science, Security Informatics, Bioinformatics, Human Computer Interaction Design, Information Science, and Library Science, and Ph.D.s in Computer Science, Informatics, and Information Science.

Located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle. IU is renowned for its top-ranked music school, high-performance computing and networking facilities, and performing and fine arts.

Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research and teaching, and names of 6 references (3 for junior level) using the link below (preferred):

http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/972 (Social Informatics)

or by mail to Faculty Search, SoIC, 919 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47408. Questions may be sent to hiring@soic.indiana.edu. For full consideration applications are due by December 1, 2014.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences, Singapore University of Technology and Design

http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs/6452971

Updated: September 12 2014

Academic & HR representatives from SUTD will be attending the AAA Annual meeting. If you would like to meet with them to discuss career opportunities, you are encouraged to submit a current CV, and a cover letter that includes information on your research interests and teaching philosophy. Candidates may submit these documents to roadshow@sutd.edu.sg

The Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) program at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), a new research university established in collaboration with MIT, invites applications for faculty positions at the rank of tenure track Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences.

The search is open to disciplinary specialization. Preference may be given to candidates with active research in the domains of Urban Studies, Public Policy, Development Studies, Media Studies, Science and Technology Studies, and the study of Human-Environment Interactions. We are particularly interested in scholars working in the fields of Anthropology, Economics, Geography and Political Science.

Candidates should demonstrate strong research skills, an active research program and an established record for or strong promise of peer-reviewed publications and scholarly productivity. Selected candidates will conduct research, teach elective courses in their fields of expertise and contribute to teaching the social science core course. We seek scholars with the capacity and interest to work in an innovative interdisciplinary academic environment that entails collaboration across multiple disciplines of the humanities, arts and social sciences. All faculty work closely with the HASS Lead to contribute to the continued development of the program as it grows.

Salary, benefits and leave policies are competitive at an international level.

SUTD values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Short-listed candidates may be invited to visit Singapore beginning early in 2015.

Assistant Professor of Sociology, UC San Diego

Deadline: September 29 2014

https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00604

Updated: September 12 2014

The Department of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego (http://sociology.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are searching for an assistant professor to begin July 1, 2015. The successful candidate will focus on the Sociology of Science or the Sociology of Technology, and will be expected to also affiliate with the Science Studies PhD Program at UCSD. The preferred candidate will have experience or a willingness to participate in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. We are open to a wide variety of theoretical and methodological approaches.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Application deadline is Monday, September 29, 2014.

Applicants should submit a CV, samples of their written work, and contact information for three people who we will ask to write letters of reference. Applicants should also submit separate statements about their research agenda and their teaching. Finally, we ask applicants to include a separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp.

Applicants should submit application materials electronically via UCSD’s Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00604 . Please select the following job title: SOCIOLOGY Assistant Professor (10-801).

Associate Professor in Digital Humanities, Rutgers University

Deadline: December 31 2014

Updated: September 12 2014

Closes: Dec 31, 2014 at midnight Eastern Time (GMT-4 hours)

The School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University invites applications for a tenured faculty position in Digital Humanities at the rank of Associate Professor. With this appointment, Rutgers University seeks to build on a successful Digital Humanities initiative led by a core group of faculty drawn from a range of Humanities disciplines including English, History, American Studies, Comparative Literature, French, and Women's and Gender Studies. We encourage applications from scholars trained in any of the humanistic disciplines. The successful applicant will have a tenure home in the appropriate SAS department but will also work with faculty and students from across the university to develop research and instruction in the Digital Humanities, media, and culture.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or terminal degree in a relevant field and a record of effective teaching and innovative research that reaches across the divide between conventional and digital approaches. The successful candidate will conduct research and teach in his or her home department and also contribute leadership to the university-wide DH initiative: supervising postdoctoral fellows, helping to train graduate students in digital methods, developing an undergraduate curriculum, and coordinating faculty-led initiatives with the University Libraries’ Digital Humanities working group.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of inquiry addressed to Professor Meredith McGill, Director of the Digital Humanities Initiative, a current curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a sample of recent scholarship through the Interfolio portal. Review of applications will begin on November 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor in Science & Technology Studies, University of Washington-Bothell

Deadline: October 15 2014

http://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academic-jobs/position/aa7866/

Updated: August 21 2014

Science and Technology Studies – Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track (One Full-Time Position)

The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks dynamic educators who integrates research with teaching in science and technology studies and/or the history and philosophy of science. Potential areas of expertise include science and technology policy, science communication, citizen science, ethics, and history of science and/or technology. The successful candidate will join a faculty that spans the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences in a curriculum that values interdisciplinarity, diversity, and community-engaged research and pedagogy. Record of teaching excellence, evidence of commitment to working with diverse student and community populations, and PhD are required at time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

IAS houses undergraduate and graduate programs, is located in the Seattle metropolitan area, and provides faculty members with access to the research and funding resources of the UW as a whole. IAS houses twelve undergraduate majors, including degrees in Science, Technology, and Society; Environmental Studies; and Mathematical Thinking and Visualization, among others. It also offers Master of Arts degrees in Cultural Studies and Policy Studies, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Poetics. IAS as a whole stresses links among fields and methods of inquiry. We value engaged scholarship and experiential learning relevant to diverse student populations and communities. Successful candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy, and should be prepared to teach an upper-division core course that introduces students to interdisciplinary inquiry in a portfolio-based undergraduate curriculum.

For more information about IAS, UW Bothell, and the position, go to http://www.uwb.edu/IAS/, or e-mail the search committee chair, Professor Colin Danby, at cdanby@uwb.edu. Preferred deadline: 15 October 2014. Applications should include a letter addressing the candidate’s scholarly and pedagogical qualifications for working in IAS; CV; research sample; sample syllabus; evidence of teaching success or teaching dossier. Email applications in one electronic file to ias-facultysearch@uwb.edu. Letters of recommendation will be requested of candidates who advance in the process.

University of Washington faculty members engage in teaching, research and service. Candidates should expect to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. IAS is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Asst Professor, Sociocultural Context of Science and Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology

Deadline: October 31 2014

http://apptrkr.com/508575

Updated: August 20 2014

The Science, Technology, and Society Department of the Rochester Institute of Technology seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in the sociocultural context of science and technology for a position to begin during the 2015-2016 academic year. Candidates with expertise in any STS subfield are welcomed to apply. Candidates should also demonstrate the potential to contribute to an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies, for which planning is currently underway.

Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-division courses in STS, contingent on area of expertise and department needs (5 courses/year). Candidates should demonstrate commitment to effective teaching, innovative research and publication, interdisciplinary collaboration, and ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. See http://apptrkr.com/508575 for links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

Job Requirements:

• Ph.D. in humanities or social sciences by date of appointment
• STS expertise
• Ability to teach within the existing STS Department curriculum and to create new courses for the department
• Potential to contribute to the proposed undergraduate Environmental Studies degree
• Potential for innovative research and publication
• Potential for interdisciplinary collaboration
• Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences


Minimum Education Qualfications: PhD

How to Apply: Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/508575 | Keyword Search: 1265BR.
Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and the following attachments:

• A brief teaching philosophy
• The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
• Contribution to Diversity Statement
• A writing sample

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Dr. C. Keiner, Associate Professor, RIT STS Department, cmkgsh@rit.edu.

Assistant Professor, Justice and Socio-Technical Change, Arizona State University

Deadline: October 15 2014

Updated: August 20 2014

The Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes (CSPO) and the School of Social Transformation (SST) at Arizona State University invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the general area of Justice and Socio-Technical Change (JOB#10827) with an anticipated start date of August, 16, 2015.

The successful candidate will be one who thrives in an interdisciplinary environment, ties empirically grounded scholarship to real-world problems and activities, is committed to excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and brings an innovative agenda for exploring complex interactions among technology, public policy, and social outcomes. For more information about CSPO, go to http://www.cspo.org. For more information about SST, go to http://sst.clas.asu.edu.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree by the time of appointment. Degree must be in a social science discipline or a related interdisciplinary field. Candidates with a Ph.D. or terminal degree in the natural sciences or engineering will also be considered provided they demonstrate significant policy-relevant practical or research experience.

Desired qualifications include demonstrated experience using combinations of quantitative and qualitative research methods; working collaboratively and across disciplinary boundaries; engaging with policy-makers or other constituencies outside of academia; and developing innovative approaches to teaching. Additional desired qualifications include superior writing skills and a strong publication record.

Preference will be given to candidates working on problems related to one or more of the following:
· Technological change and wealth distribution
· Technological change and employment issues, such as job displacement
· Social media and social movements
· Social and economic dimensions of big data, including issues of privacy and security
· Justice implications of emerging brain sciences and technologies.

To apply, please send—as a single pdf—a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references (name, address, phone, and email) to cspo@asu.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014; if not filled every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity (see ASU’s Nondiscrimination, Anti-Harassment, and Nonretaliation Policy athttp://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

Strategic Hire, Interaction Design, Theory & Practice with Critical STS Focus, Concordia University

Deadline: December 04 2014

Updated: August 15 2014

Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for a tenure-track strategic hire position in the area of Interaction Design, Theory and Practice. Depending on the selected candidate’s profile, the appointment will be made either in the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences or in the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science. The goal of the strategic hire program is to augment existing research capacity at Concordia through the development of high profile interdisciplinary research clusters. The successful candidate will receive an attractive research support and teaching package.

Working with the internationally-known Hexagram Centre for Research-Creation in Media Art and Technology at Concordia as well as the larger Hexagram network (http://hexagram.ca), the strategic hire in Interaction Design, Theory and Practice will build on Concordia’s leadership in the growing field of digital media art and design to enhance our understanding of the cultural and technological potential of interaction within digital culture, develop new research partnerships and applications, and innovate programs and curriculum. Hexagram, which is the largest and most productive new media network in Canada, is an interdisciplinary, cross-faculty and cross- university research network dedicated to advanced research-creation and graduate training in new media art, design, technology and digital culture.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD, MDes, MFA or appropriate terminal degree in Interaction Design, Media Art, STS with a focus on Design, Computer Science and HCI, or related fields, as well as a superior record of research and/or research-creation.

We are seeking a candidate who conducts research and/or does creative work and has teaching and/or industry experience in at least one of the following areas of arts/entertainment HCI: interaction design, experience design, cognitive/social science methods or digital arts and design.

We are also particularly interested in applicants whose profile is:
-multidisciplinary,
- crosses art, design, computer science and Science and Technology Studies,
- employs experimental, ethnographic, and/or critical methods, and
- focuses on innovative design approaches within the context of ecological-economic sustainability and socio-cultural responsibility.

The successful candidate is expected to have demonstrated abilities to work in collaborative interdisciplinary settings, attract and mentor excellent graduate students and secure external funding. The candidate will also be expected to take a leading role within Hexagram at both the local Concordia antenna as well as within the larger Hexagram network.

The successful candidate for the position in Interaction Design, Theory and Practice will be appointed at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in one of several departments at Concordia including Design and Computation Arts, Computer Science and Software Engineering or Sociology and Anthropology.

Applications should be submitted electronically and consist of:
- a cover letter,
- curriculum vitae,
- copies of recent publications and/or portfolio of creative work,
- a statement of teaching philosophy/interests,
- a statement of research achievements,
- a three-year research plan and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:
Christopher Salter, PhD
Chair, Interaction Design, Theory and Practice Search Committee
c/o Mary Di Pietrantonio
Academic Personnel Administrator, Faculty of Fine Arts
Concordia University
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W., EV 2.763
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1M8

All inquiries about the position should be directed toMary Di Pietrantonio:
mary.dipietrantonio@concordia.ca
Tel: 514-848-2424, ext. 4603
Fax: 514-848-4599

Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1, 2015. Appointments at a more senior level will also be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications should reach the chair of the hiring committee no later than December 4, 2014.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

Division Director, Liberal Arts and International Studies, Colorado School of Mines

Deadline: October 15 2014

http://inside.mines.edu/HR-Academic-Faculty

Updated: August 15 2014

Colorado School of Mines invites applications for Director of the Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies. This exceptional opportunity is for a scholar-educator to advance and shape the critical role of humanities and social sciences within the mission of a technological university.

The Division Director is responsible for all aspects of academic leadership, management, planning and operations in the Division. By serving as an advocate for the Division in collaboration with university administration and academic faculty, the Director will lead the department in defining and delivering a humanities and social sciences curriculum that supports the mission, vision, and values of Mines. The Director will collaborate with LAIS faculty to enhance and create new opportunities for humanities and social sciences education at Mines. The Director will also promote cross-campus collaboration between humanities and social science faculty in an applied science and engineering setting, oversee the division’s interdisciplinary programs, support faculty research initiatives, encourage pedagogical excellence and work to recruit and retain faculty.

The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate in any humanities or social sciences field or closely related area (e.g., engineering education, engineering and public policy) and a demonstrated record of exceptional teaching, scholarship, and service meriting appointment at the rank of full professor. (In addition to applicants who are currently full professors, consideration will be given to those who are senior associate professors with academic credentials sufficiently advanced to meet the qualifications for the rank of Full Professor at Mines.)

For the complete job announcement and directions on how to apply, visit: http://inside.mines.edu/HR- Academic-Faculty

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology, Bowdoin College

Deadline: October 01 2014

http://www.bowdoin.edu/socanthro/

Updated: August 07 2014

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Bowdoin College seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Sociology beginning fall 2015. The successful candidate will demonstrate a promise of successful scholarly engagement and a strong commitment to teaching. Particular attention will be given to candidates whose research focuses on either Urban Sociology or Sociology of Culture (popular culture, new media and/or consumption). The teaching load is two courses per semester, including courses in the candidate’s area of specialization and contributions to the Department rotation in Introduction to Sociology and either Introduction to Social Research or Classics of Sociological Theory. Applicants who can offer interdisciplinary perspectives or connections to other departments or programs on campus are desired. Ph.D. prior to appointment preferred; advanced ABDs considered.

Please visit https:/careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014.

A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 31% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. For more information about Bowdoin and the department, see http://www.bowdoin.edu/socanthro/

Bowdoin College offers strong support for faculty research and teaching. We recognize that recruiting and retaining faculty may involve considerations of spouses and domestic partners. To that end, where possible, the College will attempt to accommodate and respond creatively to the needs of spouses and partners of members of the faculty.

Assistant Professor, Science and Society Program, Wesleyan University in Connecticut

Deadline: October 10 2014

http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4435

Updated: August 07 2014

The Science in Society Program of Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT USA, seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor beginning July 2015, with research and teaching interests in the social or cultural aspects of health, disease, and health care, focused on the United States. Teaching responsibility includes survey course on social/cultural aspects of medicine and health. The Science in Society Program offers an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in the history, philosophy and social studies of science, technology, and medicine, taught by faculty from multiple disciplines. Ph.D. in a relevant academic discipline, in hand or near completion, is required at time of appointment. Affiliation with another program or department is negotiable. Please submit electronically, to http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4435 a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement(s) of research and teaching interests, writing sample and the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Applications received after October 10, 2014 may not receive full consideration. Wesleyan University is a highly selective liberal arts college with a two-course per semester teaching load and strong support for both research and teaching. Wesleyan is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, 860-685-3927.

Tenure-track Asst Professor in Digital Studies and Social Justice, University of Michigan

Deadline: October 01 2014

Updated: August 01 2014

The University of Michigan’s Department of American Culture and the Residential College seek qualified applicants for a jointly-appointed tenure-track assistant professor in the area of Digital Studies and Social Justice. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2015.

We seek candidates whose work explores how the everyday practices of digital cultures reflect, reproduce, or create inequalities, whether of class, race, gender, sexuality, ethnic identity, or ability. Applicants’ research and teaching interests should center on digital technologies – i.e., social media, virtual worlds, gaming and/or mobile media – and the critical analysis of inequality in relation to these technologies. Teaching and research will encompass the social impact of new technologies as well as representations of marginalized populations on digital platforms. Candidates may also take up the challenges and opportunities for social activism offered by digital environments. Scholars who bring a background in race, ethnic, gender, disability, and/or LGBTQ studies are encouraged to apply, as are those engaged in visual culture studies, digital storytelling, or digital production.

Michigan’s Department of American Culture has launched a major initiative to develop pioneering digital studies curricula at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Michigan’s Residential College is a four year undergraduate living-learning community with on-site theater facilities, photo labs, music performance spaces, and art studios, and a pedagogical philosophy that emphasizes participatory education and community engagement. The successful candidate will enhance the Department of American Culture and the Residential College’s joint effort to develop new approaches to digital studies research and innovative teaching. Evidence of excellence and inventiveness in both teaching and research is therefore crucial.

Ph.D. required prior to appointment.

Candidates should submit application dossier via email attachment (in Microsoft Word or PDF format) to rcpositions@umich.edu. Include:
- Cover letter addressed to: Chair, Digital Studies and Social Justice Search Committee
- Vitae
- Writing sample (no more than 25 pages)
- Statement of teaching philosophy and experience
- Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, course syllabi, teaching awards)
- Statement of current and future research plans
- Three letters of recommendation, which should be sent to rcpositions@umich.edu directly from the signer’s (or credentialing service’s) institutional email address.

Questions regarding the position can be sent to rcpositions@umich.edu as well.

Deadline for submission of applications is October 1, 2014. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Assistant Professor, Science Communication, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Deadline: October 01 2014

http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=80444

Updated: July 26 2014

UW-Madison's Department of Life Sciences Communication (http://www.lsc.wisc.edu), located in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS), seeks applications for a tenure track assistant professor in science communication. The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record in science communication, ideally using as contexts of inquiry one or more of CALS key strategic areas (health, food, bioenergy, climate change, community development, ecosystems). The candidate will teach cutting-edge courses in science communication in one of the college’s fastest-growing undergraduate majors. The candidate will also advise Masters and Ph.D. students and teach graduate level courses in their area of expertise in LSC’s M.S. programs and in our Ph.D. program (jointly administered with UW’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication), one of the most highly-ranked graduate programs in communication internationally. Ability to work in interdisciplinary settings and willingness to work with units across CALS will make this new colleague a perfect addition to our faculty.

Assistant Professor, History and Sociocultural Study of Global Health, University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: October 01 2014

http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/274

Updated: July 23 2014

The University of Pennsylvania’s Department of History and Sociology of Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the history and sociocultural study of global health, to begin July 1, 2015. In addition to contributing to the graduate program, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in the Health and Societies Program, a thriving interdisciplinary undergraduate major administered through the department.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of research, and the contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/274. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter to the website. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, contact Beth Linker, chair of global health search committee, Department of History and Sociology of Science, at linker@sas.upenn.edu. The Department of History and Sociology of Science is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor, History of Science and/or Technology in the Modern Age, Ohio University

Deadline: November 07 2014

https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/10548

Updated: July 23 2014

The Department of History at Ohio University invites applications for a new position in the history of science and/or technology in the modern age. Research interests should reflect the social, economic, ecological, or political context of scientific/technological development. The chosen candidate will offer courses in both the history of science and technology and in a traditional geographically-defined field. An ability to teach classes with a global and comparative perspective is preferred, but candidates specializing in all geographical fields are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will develop introductory and upper-level survey courses within his or her discipline, and participate in interdisciplinary courses at the introductory or advanced level in collaboration with colleagues from other disciplines, including the natural sciences.

Assistant Professor, Feminist Science Studies, University of California Santa Cruz

Deadline: November 03 2014

https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00131

Updated: July 16 2014

The Department of Feminist Studies invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in feminist science studies. We welcome applicants from all fields and disciplines (including the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering). The appointee must have a rich knowledge of science/technology/medicine studies with a dynamic research program. Research foci rooted in the global south and Indigenous epistemologies are especially welcome. Interests may include, but are not limited to, colonial and postcolonial science studies; critical race studies; multi-species relations; sexuality and queer studies; transgender studies; disability studies; science, arts, and media; and health and environmental justice. The appointee will be expected to participate in UCSC’s unique Science & Justice Research Center and graduate training program. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and the mentoring of graduate students is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

This position carries a five-course equivalency workload, which normally means teaching four courses over three quarters and carrying other academic and service responsibilities.

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree required at time of application. Record of research and scholarship in preparation or forthcoming. Record of college or university teaching.

Position Available: July 1, 2015, [with academic year beginning September 2015]

To Apply: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research and scholarship statement, teaching statement, 2 syllabi and/or teaching evaluations, writing sample of no more than 30 pages, and 3 current letters of reference*. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00131
Refer to Position #JPF00131-15 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on 11/03/2014.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete, and letters of recommendation received, by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2015.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300

Visit the APO web site at: http://apo.ucsc.edu

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

Deadline: September 22 2014

http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1205295/65773?iso=no

Updated: July 15 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 will be appointed as a full professor or an associate professor. In accordance with the university’s regulations, an associate professor may apply for promotion to full professor at any suitable time.

The TIK Centre carries out research, graduate education, and dissemination activities within two main scientific areas, namely Science & Technology Studies, STS and Innovation. The Centre has degree-awarding programs at Ph.D. and master levels, including the European master in Society, Science and Technology, ESST master. The Centre encompasses about 30 faculty/staff and is situated within the social science faculty of the University of Oslo. For more information about the TIK Centre, see http://www.sv.uio.no/tik.

The successful candidate to the current position will be expected to initiate and lead research within STS (specifically within the Centre’s research group “Science, Technology and Culture”), to participate in teaching and supervisory work, to acquire external funding of research projects, and to contribute to the on-going scientific, out-reach and administrative work of the Centre.

Basic/minimum qualifications required at time of application:
• Ph.D. (or equivalent academic qualifications) within STS
• In-depth theoretical knowledge and empirical work within STS; strong, documented research competence within this field, particularly within the past five years
• Documented pedagogical skills and an ability to take active part in teaching, academic leadership and administration
• Leadership skills, personal suitability and motivation for the position

For additional qualifications and more information about the position, including guidelines about how to apply, see http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1205295/65773?iso=no. The University of Oslo offers competitive salaries, as well as good pension and welfare benefits.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, History of Technology, Johns Hopkins University

Deadline: October 15 2014

http://apply.interfolio.com/25077

Updated: July 14 2014

The History of Science and Technology Department at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the position of assistant professor in the history of technology, starting July 1, 2015. This is a tenure-track position. Ph.D. required, but we will accept applications from doctoral students. In the case of graduate student applicants, all requirements for the Ph.D. degree must be fulfilled by September 1, 2015.

The position is open to all areas of scholarship within the history of modern technology in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. We are particularly interested in science-related technologies. Candidates should have a strong scholarly record and teaching experience, or show promise of excellence in both scholarship and teaching. The position involves undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as supervision of graduate students at M.A. and Ph.D. levels. Candidate must be able to teach our core undergraduate survey course in the history of modern science (18th-20th centuries), along with a parallel graduate reading course that prepares students for qualifying exams. The Department emphasizes comparative study of history of science and technology and has strengths both in early modern and modern history of science and technology.

Applications should include a description of scholarly activity and teaching experience along with a curriculum vitae. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent by October 15, 2014. Apply online via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/25077. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Johns Hopkins is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

Assistant Professor, 19th-Century U.S History, Science/Medicine, University of Texas at Dallas

Deadline: November 01 2014

http://provost.utdallas.edu/facultyjobs/welcome/jobdetail/par140506

Updated: July 14 2014

The School of Arts and Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Nineteenth-Century American History. Field of specialization is open, but will give particular consideration to candidates who have strengths in one of the following areas: Antebellum/Civil War, African-American, Native American, race, or history of science/medicine. Appointment begins August 1, 2015. Ph.D. required.

Review of applications begins November 1, 2014. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of course syllabi, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to: http://provost.utdallas.edu/facultyjobs/welcome/jobdetail/par140506

For more information on the School, see http://ah.utdallas.edu/ . UTD is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.

Department Head and Professor, Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

http://www.hass.rpi.edu/pl/2014-job-announcement-department-head-sts

Updated: July 14 2014

The Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations for the position of Department Head. The Department Head will hold a full-time, tenured faculty appointment at the rank of Professor. The position may commence as early as August 16, 2015, but shall remain open until filled.

The Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS), located within the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer, is one of the oldest and most internationally recognized departments of its kind. The department offers graduate degrees in STS through the doctoral level and three undergraduate degrees: Science, Technology, and Society; Sustainability Studies; and Design, Innovation, and Society.

The Department Head provides leadership and long-term planning while directing the academic, operational, and budgetary activities of the department. The Department Head is expected to foster creative and deliberative processes among the department’s faculty to advance the vision and mission of this interdisciplinary department.

The successful candidate will have a strong record of scholarly achievement in the interdisciplinary field of science and technology studies emblematic of tenured senior professorial rank as well as outstanding leadership and administrative skills. The level of experience required is that which is typically acquired over a 10-year progressively responsible tenure track academic career. Candidates must possess a clear commitment to advancing STS as an intellectually diverse and conceptually innovative field of inquiry. A terminal degree or foreign degree equivalent in a related field including, but not limited to science and technology studies, anthropology, history, history of science, political science, sociology, sustainability, or technology policy is required.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender, and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for five (5) professional references electronically to: apply.interfolio.com/25091

Asst Professor, Digital Media & Global Affairs, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Deadline: October 10 2014

http://uoft.me/academicopportunities

Updated: July 14 2014

The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Digital Media and Global Affairs. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2015.

Applicants must have a Ph.D.by date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants must have innovative research programs and teaching interests in global security, with a particular emphasis on cyber security, and interest or proven ability to work with multi-disciplinary research teams from across engineering and social sciences. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. The School is seeking candidates whose work engages with policy, with a deep understanding of new tools and techniques (such as data mining, analytics and crowd sourcing) and their impact on global security. Applicants must have an excellent theoretical knowledge of the core literature in their disciplines as well as superior research and teaching abilities. The Munk School of Global Affairs is also home to the Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory focusing on advanced research and development at the intersection of digital media, global security, and human rights, and we welcome applicants whose research integrates with the Citizen Lab’s resources and global network.

The successful candidate will be fully appointed in the professional Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program at the Munk School, and will be expected to contribute to the core teaching needs of the program. The Master of Global Affairs degree at the Munk School is an exciting, new professional graduate degree designed to equip students with knowledge and skills for careers in government and international institutions, the private sector, and NGOs.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at: http://uoft.me/academicopportunities Job# 1401282

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact munkschool.director@utoronto.ca. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF format.

In addition to the online submission, applicants must also arrange for at least three referees to e-mail letters (PDF format, signed, on letterhead) directly to the department via email to the attention of Professor Janice Stein, Director, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, care of Sarah Namer at munkschool.director@utoronto.ca . Letters must ARRIVE by the closing date, October 10, 2014. At least one of the three letters should comment on the candidate’s teaching.

For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs please visit us at: http://www.munkschool.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

2015 Nanyang Assistant Professorship Call

Deadline: September 30 2014

http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/NAP/index.html

Updated: July 14 2014

Successful candidates will:
- Receive start-up research grants of up to S$1 million
- Enjoy attractive remuneration package and other benefits including assistance with accommodation
- Hold tenure track appointments and play lead roles in the university's new wave of multi-disciplinary, integrative research.
- Candidates should be under the age of 40 years at the date of application, within 10 years of gaining their PhD or equivalent degree, possess years of post-doctoral research experience in their respective discipline, and ready for independent leadership of their own research groups.

About the University
Young and research-intensive, Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is the fastest-rising Asian university in the world’s top 50. Scaling 33 places in the past three years, NTU is now ranked 41st in the QS World University Rankings 2013 and 2nd globally among young elite universities.

NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts and social sciences, and medicine. Its new medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine is set up jointly with Imperial College London.

With 400 partnerships including joint PhD programmes with top academic institutions and joint laboratories with industry leaders such as BMW, Rolls-Royce and Robert Bosch, NTU is also ranked No. 1 globally for industry income and innovation.

Helmed by Professor Bertil Andersson, winner of the 2010 Wilhelm Exner Medal, NTU is known for its cutting-edge research and revolutionary technological innovation. According to Thomson Reuters Incites 2012, NTU is the No. 1 Asian university in terms of research citation impact.

NTU’s share of external competitive research funding awards has increased more than six-fold over five years. It is a world leader in sustainability research, with more than S$1 billion in competitive funding in this area. NTU is home to several multi-million dollar institutes and centres, including the Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering, Earth Observatory of Singapore and Institute on Asian Consumer Insight.

The lush NTU campus - the biggest in Singapore - is named is one of the top 15 most beautiful campuses by American Express’s Travel + Leisure magazine. A cosmopolitan hub of more than 100 nationalities, the NTU community comprises 33,500 students and 4000 faculty and researchers. Attracting top-notch international faculty and researchers the world over, NTU is ranked 9th in the world for faculty diversity.

We invite you to be part of this world-class university through the Nanyang Assistant Professorship scheme.