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Faculty Position, History of Science and Technology, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

Deadline: March 19 2018

https://facultyrecruiting.epfl.ch/position/7962624

Updated: December 15 2017

The College of Humanities at EPFL invites applications for a junior faculty position. We seek individuals who will develop and drive an interdisciplinary research program at the intersection of the humanities and engineering and who are dedicated to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The holder of this Chair must be a specialist in the history of science and technology of the modern period (19th and 20th centuries), including the recent past, who studies the evolution of science and technical knowledge in connection with major social, economic and/or political changes. The holder of this position will carry out her or his research on the epistemology of exact sciences and life sciences, on scientific knowledge, and also on know-how and technical objects (on their conception, their fabrication and their different uses), aiming to understand the transmission and the worldwide circulation of this knowledge and these objects, highlighting in the process the role of experts together with the more general implication of citizens in the dissemination and circulation of such scientific knowledge.

The holder of this position will also have as a mission to promote the collection of the Museum of Physics of UNIL (http://museephysique.epfl.ch). Experience in promoting knowledge outside the academic world will be an asset.

EPFL, with its main campus located in Lausanne, Switzerland, is a dynamically growing and well-funded institution fostering excellence and diversity.

EPFL offers internationally competitive salaries, start-up resources, and research infrastructure. The EPFL environment is multi-lingual and multi-cultural, with English generally serving as a common interface.

Applications should include a cover letter with a statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications and patents, concise and separate statements of research and teaching interests, together with the names and addresses of at least three potential references for junior and six for senior positions. Applications must be uploaded in PDF format to the recruitment web site:

https://facultyrecruiting.epfl.ch/position/7962624

Formal evaluation of candidates will begin on March 19, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Enquiries may be addressed to:

Prof. Thomas David
Search Committee Chair
Email: dhg_search@epfl.ch

For additional information on EPFL, please consult the web sites http://www.epfl.ch and http://cdh.epfl.ch

EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and a family friendly university.

Assistant Professor in Space and Society, Arizona State University

Deadline: January 26 2018

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/home.aspx

Updated: December 13 2017

Assistant Professor in Space and Society
School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University
Job 12224

Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS; http://sfis.asu.edu) is seeking applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of space and society, with an emphasis on the societal, ethical, and regulatory/governance aspects of an increased human presence in the solar system and beyond. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate closely with ASU’s School for Earth and Space Exploration (SESE; http://sese.asu.edu).

We seek an outstanding individual who is adept at working across and between disciplines to develop and apply new knowledge around the societal aspects of space exploration broadly understood. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to: The development and implementation of space policies and the regulation and governance of activities in space; the societal aspects of space exploration; public-private partnerships in space–based ventures (“New Space”); planetary protection in research, exploration, exploitation and settlement of space; societal aspects of human space exploration; public engagement around space exploration and commercialization; responsible innovation in space-focused technologies and activities; and the societal opportunities and value of space exploration and commercialization.

ASU is already a leader in space science and technology, as well as in informal science education and science engagement around space. The successful candidate will thus be expected to work closely with colleagues across disciplines – including not just space scientists and engineers but also social scientists, informal educators, humanists and artists – to develop a robust and influential program of work and, over time, assume a leadership role in cross-disciplinary collaborations. In accord with the ASU Charter and design aspirations of a New American University, we seek a dynamic scholar and educator who will pursue use-inspired research that transcends disciplinary boundaries and who will further engage effectively with broad communities to both serve and transform society at all levels.

Required: A PhD or other appropriate terminal degree in the social sciences, natural sciences or engineering relevant to the societal aspects of space exploration. Demonstrated potential for independent, well-regarded knowledge generation and utilization. Evidence of potential for effective interdisciplinary research, synthesis and collaboration. A demonstrated commitment to ensuring access to knowledge; excellence in knowledge creation; and the translation of knowledge into societally relevant impacts. Evidence of an ability to inspire and instruct students from diverse backgrounds.

Desired: Experience collaborating effectively with colleagues from diverse disciplines to grow a dynamic academic program; especially between the natural sciences/engineering and the social sciences. Experience in communicating and engaging effectively with non-academic audiences, including policymakers, government agencies, businesses, non-government organizations, and members of the public.

As one of the newest elements of ASU’s approach to building a “New American University” SFIS provides robust opportunities for intellectual fusion, use-inspired research, and global engagement via ongoing projects and centers. SFIS hosts a Ph.D. in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, a Master of Science and Technology Policy, and a Master of Science degree in Global Technology and Development, as well as an undergraduate major, minor and certificate in Innovation in Society.

To apply, please submit (as a single PDF): 1) a detailed cover letter that includes a description of the applicant's research and teaching interests and experience (limited to 4 pages); 2) a current Curriculum Vitae; and 3) the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references. All materials should be submitted as a single PDF document to sfis@asu.edu. Review of applications will begin Friday January 26, 2018. If not filled, a review will occur every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity (see ASU’s Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation policy at http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html). All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law (see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Research Asst, Phil of sci & tech with focus on logic of research, RWTH Aachen University

Deadline: December 15 2017

http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/root/Die-RWTH/Jobs-Ausbildung/Jobboerse/~kbag/JOB-Einzelansicht/file/21246/

Updated: November 29 2017

The Chair of Philosophy of Science and Technology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gramelsberger is part of the Center of Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Studies (currently being established) as well as of the Institute of Philosophy. Its main focus of research and teaching is the transformation of science into computational science.

Your Profile
- Ph.D. degree or equivalent in philosophy with focus on the philosophy of science and/or technology
- good computer skills
- good English skills
- ability to independently conduct scientific work
- creativity, flexibility, team orientation, readiness to teach

Your Responsibilities
Research in the field of philosophy of science and technology with emphasis on applied logic, machine learning and big data in order to prepare an application for research funding in this field. Desirable are experiences in the reflection of current developments in science and technology.

Our Offer:
- The successful candidate will be employed as a public servant.
- The position is to be filled as soon as possible and for 2 years.
- This is a full-time position.
- The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.

RWTH Aachen University is one of Europe’s leading technical universities. It is certified as a Family-Friendly University. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.

Application Number: 21246
Application deadline: 15.12.2017

Mailing address: bewerbungen@humtec.rwth-aachen.de
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gramelsberger
Chair of Philosophy of Science and Technology
Human Technology Centre
Theaterplatz 14
D-52056 Aachen
Germany

Research Asst, Phil of sci & tech with focus on phil of engineering, RWTH Aachen University

Deadline: December 31 2017

http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/root/Die-RWTH/Jobs-Ausbildung/Jobboerse/~kbag/JOB-Einzelansicht/file/21316/

Updated: November 29 2017

The Chair of Philosophy of Science and Technology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gramelsberger is part of the Center of Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Studies (currently being established) as well as of the Institute of Philosophy. Its main focus of research and teaching is the transformation of science into computational science.

Your Profile
- university degree (Master’s or comparable) in philosophy with focus on the philosophy of science and/or technology
- good computer skills, good English skills
- ability to conduct scientific work independently
- creativity, flexibility, team orientation, readiness to teach philosophy

Your Responsibilities
Research in the field of philosophy of science and technology with an emphasis on the philosophy of engineering. Experience in reflecting on current developments in science and technology are welcome, especially on epistemic and structural transformation by the computer.

Our Offer
- The successful candidate will be employed as a public servant.
- The position is to be filled from 1 April 2018 for a period of 3 years.
- This is a part-time position with 50% of the regular weekly working hours.
- The successful candidate has the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree in this position.
- The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.

RWTH Aachen University is one of Europe’s leading technical universities. It is certified as a Family-Friendly University. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.

Application Number: 21316
Application deadline: 31.12.2017

Mailing address: bewerbungen@humtec.rwth-aachen.de
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gramelsberger
Chair of Philosophy of Science and Technology
Human Technology Centre
Theaterplatz 14
D-52056 Aachen
Germany

Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Deadline: January 03 2018

https://carleton.ca/provost/2017/geography-environmental-studies-environmental-studies-assistant-professor/

Updated: November 27 2017

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track appointment in Environmental Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2018.

Applications are invited from scholars doing empirically grounded and theoretically significant research from a critical social science perspective who are excited to contribute to our Environmental Studies program. We seek a dynamic colleague to complement and expand existing departmental strengths in research and teaching through work that broadens how the environment is understood, and how environmental challenges are addressed. We welcome applications from scholars focusing on issues such as race, identity, inequality, and justice, as well as those who draw on innovative approaches (for example, feminist political ecology, action research, or Indigenous methodologies) to examine topics that might include but are by no means limited to climate change, water, health, and food or agriculture. Demonstrated commitments to engaged scholarship, or research in conversation with the natural sciences, will be considered assets. Special consideration will be given to applicants who increase departmental faculty diversity.

About the Academic Unit:

Carleton’ s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (DGES) delivers five undergraduate programs (BA in Environmental Studies, BA and BSc in Geography, BA and BSc in Geomatics), three undergraduate minors (Environmental Studies, Urban Studies, and Geomatics), and three graduate programs in Geography (MA, MSc and PhD). It is home to 400 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate students.

Carleton’s Environmental Studies program (https://carleton.ca/geography/environmental-studies/) is anchored in the critical analysis of nature-society relations, with a mission to train students to be scientifically literate, politically engaged contributors to environmental concerns. We seek a colleague who will teach undergraduate courses in Environmental Studies and contribute to other teaching, research, and service needs, including graduate programs in Geography (https://carleton.ca/geography/graduate-programs-2).

Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a PhD in Environmental Studies, Geography, or a related discipline by time of appointment; demonstrate their dedication to excellence in teaching and research; and be committed to developing a strong program of research and scholarship in Environmental Studies, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and active participation in relevant interdisciplinary scholarly debates. Applicants should consult the Department’s website (www.carleton.ca/geography) for details on current research activities and course offerings. Information on Carleton’s strategic and academic planning is available from http://www.carleton.ca/sip/ and https://carleton.ca/provost/academic-planning/.

The successful applicant will be required to develop a research program with appropriate funding and resources to attract and support graduate students, and develop and deliver innovative teaching in Environmental Studies. Ability to make contributions to student recruitment will also be considered an asset.

Application Instructions:

Applications for this entry-level appointment must be sent electronically in separate files which include the following: 1) a cover letter and curriculum vitae; 2) a teaching portfolio that includes relevant experience, evidence of teaching innovation and performance, and pedagogical approaches to teaching; 3) a summary statement of research interests and experience; 4) up to three research publication reprints (individual files); and 5) contact details for three referees.

Please submit your electronic application to the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Environmental Studies Position Search Committee at: geography_jobapplication@carleton.ca. Applications submitted in hard copy will not be considered. Questions about this position should be directed to the Departmental Chair, Scott Mitchell, at: geography_jobapplication@carleton.ca with “Environmental Studies Appointment” in the subject line or call the Chair at (613) 520-2561. The closing date for applications is January 3, 2018, or until the position has been filled.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Professor in Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, Sweden

Deadline: January 15 2018

https://liu.se/en/work-at-liu/vacancies?rmpage=job&rmjob=6811&rmlang=UK

Updated: November 27 2017

Professor in Technology and Social Change, formally based at the Department of Thematic Studies

Technology and Social Change is a nationally and internationally leading environment for research and education in how people create and use technology, and how technological change is interwoven with cultural patterns, everyday life, politics and economy. Third cycle and first cycle studies specialising in issues of technology and social change are carried out at the department.

Research and teaching within the department are focused on a number of important technological fields, and conducted from a number of different theoretical perspectives. The activities are currently organized into four broad programme areas. One group researches topics of agency, care, embodiment, knowledge practices, normativities, and subjectivities in science, medicine and other technological practices. These topics are examined from social, cultural, philosophical, and ethical perspectives, contributing to feminist theory, medical humanities, and science, technology and society studies. A second group deals with the development and transformation of infrastructure systems, such as energy, IT, transport and buildings, and how these systems are governed at a regional and local level, and how they are used in and impact our daily lives. A third group researches valuation as practice: the use of rankings, evaluations and indicators within the fields of science and technology and beyond, including clinical trials, big data, patient experiences, the development and use of algorithms. The fourth group focuses on the broad interdisciplinary field of environmental humanities and addresses the subject of nature and ecological matters. Special attention is paid to discourses of environmental consequences and risks related to the development of large scale socio-technical systems. Tema T participates in national doctoral schools in 'Environmental Humanities' and 'Energy Systems' and plays a key role in the recently started undergraduate programme in 'Urban and Regional Planning'.

The tasks within the announced professorship will comprise individual research, teaching and supervision of post-graduate students, research leadership, active responsibility for the continued development of Tema T, and collegial participation in intellectual, leadership and administrative roles.

The candidate shall demonstrate scientific expertise and a publication record at a high international level within fields relevant for the study of technology and social change. Documented scientific skills within humanities and/or social science are of particular merit as is research in interdisciplinary contexts.

The candidate will also have a track record of receiving external donations and lead research projects, collaborate with participants outside of the academy and supervision of post-graduate students.

Evidence of pedagogical skills from teaching in fields relevant for 'Urban and Regional Planning' are an additional merit.

Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor (Open Rank), Societechnical scholar, University of Maryland

Deadline: December 15 2017

https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/56154

Updated: November 27 2017

The University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies (iSchool) invites applications from sociotechnical scholars at all ranks. We seek exceptional candidates with high-quality research and publication records in interdisciplinary fields that include or blend social and behavioral sciences, economics, law, and/or human-computer-interaction.

We are growing quickly, and so we seek to hire faculty members conducting a broad range of sociotechnical research. We are especially interested in the following specializations, but strong candidates in any sociotechnical area are encouraged to apply:

- Privacy and security
- Community engagement, such as open data, citizen or open science
- Digital government, information and civic challenges, urban computing

We are also particularly interested in scholars who study phenomenon beyond the individual level (including, but not limited to group, organizational, national, and societal levels), who apply theory to sociotechnical research problems, and who complement and extend existing research being done in the iSchool. We welcome applications from scholars conducting research grounded in theory, rooted in empirical methods, and producing broadly applicable and transferable results that augment policy, knowledge, and practice.

Director, Center for Engineering Ethics and Society (CEES), National Academy of Engineering

Deadline: January 08 2018

http://www.nationalacademies.org/humanresources/index.html

Updated: November 21 2017

Job req # 170214-4

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Center for Engineering Ethics and Society (CEES) focuses the talents of the nation on addressing the ethical and social dimensions of engineering, as both a profession and an agent of innovation. The Center’s mission is to engage current and future engineering leaders in industry and academia as well as representatives of public and private organizations and government in (1) identifying and examining the ethical and societal challenges of engineering, (2) bringing these challenges to the attention of the engineering profession and society, and (3) developing programs and recommendations to address these challenges.

CEES activities address ethically significant issues that arise in engineering and scientific research, education, and practice for individual engineers and scientists as well as professional organizations and institutions. They may involve cooperation and collaboration with NAE's sister academies, the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine, as well as other program units of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM).

As a crucial component of its mission, CEES manages the NAE Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science (OEC), a dynamic, widely used electronic repository of resources on ethics in science, engineering, research, and education for engineers, scientists, scholars, educators, students, and interested citizens. CEES also organizes studies, workshops, public symposia, and educational activities; publishes informative materials; and collaborates with industry, educators, and students to advance its mission.

The CEES Director will work closely with the NAE Executive Officer, NAE Program Office Director, and an appointed CEES Advisory Group to develop a program strategy, determine budget and staffing requirements, secure funding, and implement a multiyear portfolio of activities that advance the CEES mission, ensuring that CEES and the OEC meet their stated objectives. As part of these responsibilities, the Director will conduct background research on topics for new programs or activities; develop project prospectuses/proposals and solicit and negotiate funding with sponsors; hire, train, and supervise staff; and represent CEES within and outside the National Academies. To ensure diverse perspectives and representation, the Director will work with staff in the NAE Program Office and across the NASEM as well as with members of the National Academies, educators and other experts in science, engineering, and ethics research, practice, education, and policy, public and private sector sponsors, community representatives, engineering and scientific professional societies, and other groups to identify creative and effective ways to work with these stakeholders in furthering the CEES mission. The CEES Director will report directly to the NAE Program Office Director.

Preferred qualifications: PhD in engineering, physical sciences, social sciences, humanities, or public policy with extensive knowledge of scholarship in engineering and science ethics, history of technology, engineering and science education, and public policy. Extensive experience interacting with engineering and science educators, employers, professional societies, public and private sector funders, and policymakers, and strong knowledge of/experience with fundraising and strategic planning.

Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in engineering, physical sciences, social sciences, humanities, or public policy or equivalent knowledge with 6 years of related professional experience, 2 of them in a supervisory capacity. Strong program/project development, management, and facilitation skills. Ability to independently develop and manage multiple complex projects, work successfully in a team environment, and form and maintain effective teams. Experience with proposal writing and fundraising. Experience working in complex environments with a high degree of organizational effectiveness. Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff and constituents. Ability to understand and communicate technical/scientific issues with diverse audiences; solve problems using originality and ingenuity; serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues; operate using substantial latitude for independent judgment and action; train and develop staff; and develop and maintain effective relationships and communication with coworkers, employees in other National Academies units, and external constituents.

Applications including a cover letter, names and contact information of three references, and curriculum vitae should be submitted online no later than January 8, 2018, to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Office of Human Resources http://www.nationalacademies.org/humanresources/index.html Job req # 170214-4

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE; http://www.nae.edu) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. Established in 1964, it operates under the same congressional act of incorporation that established the National Academy of Sciences, signed in 1863 by President Lincoln. Under this charter the NAE is directed “whenever called upon by any department or agency of the government, to investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art.” In addition to its role as advisor to the federal government, the NAE conducts independent studies, symposia, and public information activities that identify and illuminate issues at the intersections of engineering, technology, and society that impact our quality of life. These activities are carried out both independently by the NAE Program Office and jointly with other units of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Current program activities of the NAE address the advance of engineering education, research, and practice; the vitality of the nation’s engineering workforce; public understanding of engineering and technology; and the role of engineering in addressing grand challenges facing society in the areas of energy, environment, health, resilience, and economic growth.

Lecturer in the School of Communication, Simon Fraser University

Deadline: January 03 2018

http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/cat.html

Updated: November 21 2017

The School of Communication, at Simon Fraser University, invites applications from outstanding candidates for a continuing appointment at the rank of Lecturer, commencing summer 2018.

Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D. (or Ph.D. near completion) in a relevant subject area, with substantial experience, and a record of achievement in undergraduate teaching. We are looking for a scholar with expertise in curriculum development and pedagogy in the field of communication, and a research publication record. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a clear potential to contribute to the School’s teaching culture. The successful candidate will be a leader and innovator in teaching and learning and demonstrate a range and versatility in undergraduate teaching. Subfields may include media and culture, technology and society, political economy and policy, globalization. We seek someone who demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching foundational undergraduate courses and core courses in theory and methods. Candidates should have the ability to teach theoretical concepts and empirical and applied research.

Situated in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, the School of Communication is a national and global leader in the discipline. The School is a dynamic site of research and teaching in critical communication studies, and in a range of areas, established and emergent, including: media and culture, technology and society, political economy of global communication, research design and communication research methods, cultural industries and policy, communication policy and industry, digital media and culture, visual culture, history of communication, media production, media literacy, popular culture, applied communication, and more.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ-identified persons.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including examples of applied pedagogy), and a sample of published work, or work prepared for publication if applicable. Please submit all documents in a single PDF with bookmarks. In addition, three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover.

Dr. Peter Chow-White, Director School of Communication Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
Website: http://www.sfu.ca/communication.html

Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
The position is subject to funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details, please see:
http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/collection_notice.html

Assistant/Associate Professor in Intersectional Surveillance Studies, Queen’s University, Canada

Deadline: December 15 2017

http://www.queensu.ca/sociology/sites/webpublish.queensu.ca.doswww/files/files/QNS%20advertisement%202017.pdf

Updated: November 15 2017

The Department of Sociology at Queen’s University invites applications for a Queen's National Scholar (QNS - http://queensu.ca/vpr/prizes-awards/queens-national-scholars) position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in Intersectional Surveillance Studies with an emphasis on Big Data and Social Inequality. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in surveillance studies and contemporary critical theories (e.g. feminist theory, post-colonial theory, queer theory, critical theory). This is a tenured or tenure-track position with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018. Further information on the Queen’s National Scholar Program can be found on the website of the Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) (http://queensu.ca/vpr/prizes-awards/queens-national-scholars).

Candidates must have a PhD in Sociology or a related discipline completed or near completion at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centered environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Queen’s National Scholar Program expects that the successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to provide a rich and rewarding learning experience to all their students, and to develop a research program that aligns well with the University’s priorities. Further information on teaching and research priorities at Queen’s is available in the Queen’s Academic Plan (http://www.queensu.ca/strategicplanning/academic), and the Queen’s Strategic Research Plan (http://www.queensu.ca/strategicplanning/research).

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:
- a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
- a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
- a writing sample;
- a statement of research interests;
- a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
- three letters of reference to be sent directly by the referees to Dr. Annette Burfoot, Department Head at schulerw@queensu.ca.

The deadline for applications is December 15, 2017. Applicants must send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to Ms. Wendy Schuler at schulerw@queensu.ca addressed to:

Dr. Annette Burfoot
Department Head
The Department of Sociology
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario
CANADA K7L 3N6

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Ms. Wendy Schuler in The Department of Sociology, at schulerw@queensu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.

Appointments are subject to review and final approval by the Principal. Candidates holding an existing tenure-track or continuing-adjunct appointment at Queen’s will not be considered.

Lecturer in Computing and Information Science, Cornell University

Deadline: December 01 2017

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10025

Updated: November 15 2017

The college of Computing and Information Science (CIS) at Cornell University invites applications for a full time Lecturer position focused on teaching innovation and excellence, to be hired in one of its three academic departments-Computer Science, Information Science or Statistical Science. Information about CIS and these departments can be found at http://cis.cornell.edu. The position offers a professional career track with possibility of growth: a three year (Lecturer) or five year (Senior Lecturer) appointment, depending on candidate qualifications, with the expectation of renewal.

We seek candidates to take a lead in developing innovative and effective teaching methods for CIS faculty in partnership with university teaching excellence programs. We expect that candidates will also teach, work with, and advise students in one or more of our undergraduate programs. Candidates for the position should hold a PhD and have demonstrated excellence in teaching CIS related undergraduate courses. Candidates holding a Masters who have shown exceptional teaching ability will also be considered.

CIS has as its foundation an outward-looking inter-disciplinary approach to computing and information, from a faculty that is grounded in core excellence within academic disciplines in its three departments. Computer Science brings together faculty, students and researchers in a broad range of interests including AI/machine learning, data science, graphics, human interaction cyber-security, scientific computing, systems/networks and theory. Information Science advances understanding of how people and society interact with computing and information. Statistical Science research and teaching includes statistical theory, statistical computing, data science or general methodology.

Evaluation of applicants will begin December 1, 2017. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 1, 2018, but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a teaching statement including evidence of their teaching abilities and background with innovative teaching methodologies, and arrange for three letters of reference directed towards their teaching performance to be submitted electronically.

Application materials must be submitted at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10025

CIS Cornell University is located in Ithaca, New York, a city of about 30,000 people in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Both Cornell and Ithaca offer a wide range of cultural activities, sports, and outdoor activities with the pleasures of both city and country close at hand.

Diversity and inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Lecturer in Sociology (Education & Research), University of Exeter

Deadline: December 11 2017

https://jobs.exeter.ac.uk/hrpr_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=600249KApZ&WVID=3817591jNg&LANG=USA

Updated: November 09 2017

The salary will be £34,520 - £42,418 per annum on Grade F for Lecturers subject to knowledge, skills and experience.

Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Applications are invited from candidates with teaching and research interests in any area of Sociology, though particular consideration will be given to candidates working in Cultural Sociology, Science and Technology Studies, or Health and Well-being. In addition to the potential to publish in leading journals and secure research funding, it is expected that you will play a leading role in the development and delivery of the Department's Sociology curriculum across core and optional modules, including sociological theory and methods.

You will hold a PhD in Sociology or a closely related discipline and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme.

You will be joining an interdisciplinary Department that has an outstanding international reputation. SPA was submitted to the Sociology review panel in the 2014 REF, and placed 4th nationally (when power is taken into account; 100% of research staff were submitted). This is a testament to the Department's vibrant and strongly inter- and trans-disciplinary research culture.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate: a strong programme of research that has international recognition; a record in attracting research funding, or a potential to attract funding; an ability to work within an inter-disciplinary department and to develop research links across specialisms; a willingness to engage in continuous professional development; the ability to develop and use a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning; a commitment to delivering the Department's undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; and enthusiasm for the supervision of research students.

This full-time post is expected to be available from 1 September 2018 on a permanent basis.

What we can offer you
-Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
-Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
-An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
-Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
-A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today.

For further information please contact Professor Mike Michael: m.michael@exeter.ac.uk

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here: http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/P59771.pdf

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

2 tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Communication, Simon Fraser University

Deadline: November 30 2017

http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/cat.html

Updated: November 04 2017

1. News, Social Media, and Public Communication

Intersection of news, social media and public communication. Specific areas of focus may include but are not limited to political economy and governance of news production and distribution; the impact of social media on journalism and public communication; news, democracy and the public sphere; critical analysis of news discourse; independent media, ethnic media and alternative journalism; the influence of public relations and marketing on news media; data journalism; communication rights and access to information; media activism; studies of users, creators, and publics. We are searching for candidates who address these or other issues using qualitative, quantitative, media and news analysis that might include discourse and frame analysis, content analysis, ethnography, and computational or digital methods or a combination of approaches.

2. Big data
Area of big data in relation to theories and methodologies in the field of communication. Specific areas of focus may include but are not limited to social media, algorithmic culture, critical data studies, digital humanities, surveillance, critical artificial intelligence, platform studies, blockchain and crypto technologies, data visualization, infrastructure studies, quantified self, data politics, data ethics, privacy, and health. We are searching for candidates who address these or other issues using qualitative, quantitative, computational, digital methods or a combination of approaches.

Situated in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, the School of Communication is a national and global leader in the discipline. The School is a dynamic site of research and teaching with a strategic focus on digital media and communication. Our critical tradition to the study of communication includes approaches such as media and culture, technology studies, global communication, culture industries and policy, history of communication, and applied media production, among others. The successful candidate will build on the School’s history of critical engagement while developing new directions in research and teaching to reflect contemporary and emergent issues of digital media and communication. We seek an innovative colleague who will challenge traditional distinctions between critical analysis and applied approaches.

Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D. (or Ph.D. near completion) in Communication or a cognate discipline, a record of teaching experience and excellence, a clear potential to contribute to the School’s research culture, and an emerging publication record appropriate to the position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise students at all undergraduate and graduate levels and to work with partners inside and outside the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ-identified persons.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of research established and projected, a statement of teaching experience, performance and philosophy, and two writing samples. Please submit all documents in a single PDF file with bookmarks. In addition, three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover. Please direct all materials to:

Director, School of Communication
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
c/o: bebaldwi@sfu.ca

Review of applications will begin on November 30th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

These positions are subject to funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details, please see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/collection_notice.html

Assistant Professor in Environment and Race, University of South Carolina

Deadline: November 20 2017

https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/20441

Updated: October 25 2017

The School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position to begin August 16, 2018. We seek an individual with outstanding research and teaching capabilities and interests that focus on the intersections of race and the environment. The area of specialization is open. Research interests may include, but are not limited to: environmental justice; race, nature, and landscape; diversity in environmental institutions; race and class in environmental movements; the intersections of social inequality and environmental conflict; race and conservation; and race and environmental imagery. We seek candidates whose scholarship is theoretically grounded and who can work across disciplinary boundaries to produce innovative research and teaching. Potential disciplinary backgrounds could include sociology, geography, anthropology, history, public policy, political science, environmental humanities, comparative literature, African American studies, American studies and related fields.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment and to maintain an active research agenda. The School (http://www.seoe.sc.edu) is a multidisciplinary unit with a strong commitment to expanding its faculty in the areas of environmental social science and humanities. Potential collaborative interactions exist within the School and with other units across the University. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses that support interdisciplinary degrees in Environmental Studies and Environmental Science as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses related to the candidate’s specialty, with a standard teaching load of two courses per semester. Cross appointment with an appropriate unit is possible, depending on the candidate’s expertise. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, research statement and statement of teaching interests in a single pdf file and a list of contact information for three references through https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/20441. For more information please contact: Alicia Wilson, Environment & Race Search Committee Chair, School of the Earth, Ocean & Environment, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, awilson@seoe.sc.edu.

To ensure full consideration, applications and letters should be received by Nov 20, 2017. We will review files until a candidate is selected. The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

The School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment is a multidisciplinary unit of approximately 600 undergraduate students, more than 80 graduate students, and 32 faculty representing research areas ranging from Earth and Ocean Sciences to Environmental Policy and History. The University of South Carolina’s main campus in Columbia is a Carnegie “very high research activity” institution with over 34,000 students on the main campus, more than 450 academic programs, and the top Honors College in the United States. Columbia is a vibrant community with approximately 800,000 people across the greater metropolitan area. It is the home of state government, major corporate headquarters, diverse entertainment venues, a lively arts scene, and affordable neighborhoods.  Located in the middle of the state, Columbia provides easy access to South Carolina’s beautiful beaches and mountains.

Assistant Professors and Instructors in Global Sustainability, University of South Florida

http://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/

Updated: October 24 2017

Deadline: December 1 2017 & December 30 2017

Assistant Professor - Tenure Earning Multiple Positions
The Patel College of Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida is searching for innovative scholars, who want to work within an interdisciplinary team committed to addressing the social, economic and environmental challenges of local and global communities for achieving sustainable development that is just and equitable. The focus of teaching and research is in: Renewable Energy, Water, Climate Change, Food Security, Sustainable Enterprise & Innovation, Sustainability Policy, Sustainable Engineering, Sustainable Transportation, Sustainable Urbanization, Biodiversity, Coastal & Marine Ecosystems, Environment & Health, Earth System Modeling, and related fields.

Successful candidates will have a PhD (ABDs accepted PhD required by August 1, 2018) in an appropriate field related to global sustainability with a focus on at least two or more areas of global sustainability listed above from accredited reputable institutions with proven ability to work across disciplinary boundaries on innovative projects that move knowledge into practice. Completed application packet will include a cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation and updated academic CV. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and short-listed candidates will be invited to campus starting mid-January 2018. Appointments will be effective August 7, 2018.

Teaching/Instructors (Multiple Positions)
The Patel College of Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida is searching for highly-motivated full-time instructors to join an interdisciplinary core faculty. Instructors are sought in fields that include: Renewable Energy, Water, Climate Change, Food Security, Sustainable Enterprise & Innovation, Sustainability Policy, Sustainable Engineering, Sustainable Transportation, Sustainable Urbanization, Biodiversity, Coastal & Marine Ecosystems, Environment & Health, Earth System Modeling, and related fields. Demonstrated teaching experience at the graduate level with excellent teaching evaluations are required.

Successful candidates will have a PhD (ABDs accepted PhD required by August 1, 2018) in an appropriate field related to global sustainability with a focus on at least two or more areas of global sustainability listed above from accredited reputable institutions with proven ability to work across disciplinary boundaries on innovative projects that move knowledge into practice. Completed application packet will include a cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation and updated academic CV. Application due by December 30, 2017 and review of applications will begin shortly thereafter. Appointments will be effective August 7, 2018.

Salary and benefits for both positions are highly competitive, depending on experience and qualifications.

For more details for each position and how to apply, visit the website Careers@USF: http://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/

Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies with emphasis on Environmental Communication, SUNY-ESF

Deadline: October 31 2017

http://www.esf.edu/hr/

Updated: October 23 2017

The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) in Syracuse, NY, invites applications for an academic year tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies with an emphasis on Environmental Communication.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to build a strong extramurally funded research program in environmental communication. S/he will teach undergraduate and graduate course(s) in environmental communication and seminars within his/her area of expertise. The typical teaching load is 2 courses per semester. The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues and students across other disciplines at the College and within the broader academic community. The position will be filled by a candidate with expertise in one or more of the following areas: science communication, risk communication, public understanding of science, citizen science, public participation, conflict resolution, communication of national and international environmental policies, environmental campaigns, media studies, and social marketing, among others. This position will require the ability to mentor graduate and undergraduate students. We are particularly interested in candidates with a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Required Qualifications:
- Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Communication or a related discipline by date of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- An established record of excellence in sponsored research, peer-reviewed publication, and graduate teaching.
- Strong theoretical grounding in one or more disciplines.
- Interdisciplinary research experience.
- A scholar with experience using mixed methods, though with a heavier focus on quantitative methods (i.e., survey design and network analysis).
- Scholars with domestic and/or international research experience.

The College and the Department:

Founded in 1911, the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the nation's oldest and most respected school dedicated to the study of the environment, developing renewable technologies and building a sustainable future. The ESF main campus is in Syracuse, NY and has regional campuses throughout Central New York and the Adirondack Park. ESF consistently earns high rankings in US News and World Report, Forbes, Peterson's Guide, The Washington Monthly, Princeton Review and other national college guidebooks.

The Environmental Studies program integrates the social and biophysical sciences and the humanities to enhance environmental policy, the communication of environmental perspectives, and decision making processes. The Department offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Master of Science (M.S.), and Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Environmental Studies. Ph.D. degrees supervised by departmental faculty are offered through ESF's interdepartmental Graduate Program in Environmental Science.

Application Procedure: Application materials are required to be submitted on-line at http://www.esf.edu/hr/.

Application Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by October 31, 2017, to assure optimal consideration.

For More Information:

Dr. Andrea Feldpausch-Parker, Search Committee Chair
Department of Environmental Studies
SUNY-ESF
106 Marshall Hall
Syracuse, NY 13210-2787
Tel: 315-470-6573; E-mail: amparker@esf.edu

Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies with emphasis on Sustainable Urban Systems, SUNY-ESF

Deadline: October 31 2017

http://www.esf.edu/hr/

Updated: October 23 2017

The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) in Syracuse, NY, invites applications for an academic year tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies with an emphasis on Sustainable Urban Systems.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to build a strong, extramurally funded research program in sustainable urban systems. S/he will teach undergraduate and graduate course(s) in Sustainable Urban Systems, Environmental Sustainability and seminars within his/her area of expertise. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester. The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues and students in other disciplines at the College and engage the broader academic community. We seek a new faculty colleague with robust analytical skills (e.g. in systems analysis, spatial analysis/ geographical information systems, and/or quantitative modeling) and strong academic training and experience in a field of study related to Sustainable Urban Systems. Topical research areas are open, but we are especially interested in candidates with a research focus on one or more emerging areas of importance in the domain of sustainable urban systems, such as: sustainable transitions, sustainable urban infrastructure, sustainable community development, public engagement/participatory planning, urban ecology, sustainable urban food systems, coastal urban communities, among others. The faculty member hired for this position will be expected to contribute to ESF’s Minor in Urban Environmental Science, and the college’s Center for the Urban Environment. The ideal candidate would be an advanced Assistant Professor with an established track record of sponsored research, scholarly engagement and publication, and excellence in teaching. Experience in interdisciplinary collaboration, research, and teaching at a specialized, PhD-granting STEM institution is highly desirable. While not required, experience engaging with urban issues in US ‘rust belt’ cities is a plus. We are particularly interested in candidates with a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Required Qualifications:
- A Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Planning, Environmental Studies, Human Geography, Sociology, Sustainability Science, or a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:
- A record of excellence in research and teaching.
- Strong theoretical grounding in one or more disciplines.
- Interdisciplinary research experience.
- Post-doctoral or equivalent experience.
- Experience mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.
- A quantitative scholar with experience using mixed methods, (i.e., survey design, network analysis, synthesis, SEM, Bayesian modeling).

The College and the Department: Founded in 1911, the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the nation's oldest and most respected school dedicated to the study of the environment, developing renewable technologies and building a sustainable future. The ESF main campus is in Syracuse, NY and has regional campuses throughout Central New York and the Adirondack Park. ESF consistently earns high rankings in US News and World Report, Forbes, Peterson's Guide, The Washington Monthly, Princeton Review and other national college guidebooks.

The Environmental Studies program integrates the social and biophysical sciences and the humanities to enhance environmental policy, the communication of environmental perspectives, and decision making processes. The Department offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Master of Science (M.S.), and Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Environmental Studies. Ph.D. degrees supervised by departmental faculty are offered through ESF's interdepartmental Graduate Program in Environmental Science.

Application Procedure: Application materials are required to be submitted on-line at http://www.esf.edu/hr/. Applications should include a letter summarizing qualifications as well as a statement of research interests and accomplishments, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Application Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by October 31, 2017, to assure optimal consideration.

For More Information:

Dr. Theresa Selfa, Search Committee Chair
Department of Environmental Studies
SUNY-ESF
106 Marshall Hall
Syracuse, NY 13210-2787
E-mail: tselfa@esf.edu

Assistant Professor in Bioarchaeology & STS, North Carolina State University

Deadline: November 10 2017

https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/91895

Updated: October 16 2017

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is accepting applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) appointment to begin fall 2018. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Anthropology, or related field, by start date (anticipated 8/16/2018); strong record or promise of research and publication, including potential for obtaining extramural funding; strong commitment to student mentorship. The faculty member hired will serve 75% of the position in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and 25% in the Science, Technology and Society (STS) Program in Interdisciplinary Studies. Teaching load is two courses per semester for research active faculty, of which one course per year would apply to the B.A or B.S. curriculum in STS. Undergraduate courses in STS will contribute to a program that combines historical, philosophical, social, and policy approaches to the conduct and impacts of science.

Candidates should have a research background in areas of study pertaining to bioarchaeology. In anthropology, candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in bioarchaeology, human osteology, and biological anthropology theory. Priority will be given to candidates whose research areas complement existing program strengths, including, but not limited to: health and disease, paleodemography, paleopathology, or dental anthropology. The Anthropology program values a holistic approach, and candidates with the ability to reach across sub-disciplinary boundaries are especially welcome.

North Carolina State University is the largest public university in North Carolina. Located in Raleigh at the heart of the Research Triangle, it offers excellent area amenities. To learn more, please visit our website at https://socant.chass.ncsu.edu/. NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

All applicants must apply online by going to https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/91895. All applicants should submit a vita and a cover letter. The vita should include the names of three references and their email addresses. The cover letter should describe qualifications, research agenda, and teaching interests and philosophy. Applicants may be contacted for additional materials such as writing samples and evidence of effective teaching.

Formal screening of applications will begin November 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Deadline: November 10 2017

https://history.illinois.edu/current-position-openings

Updated: October 13 2017

The Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites nominations and applications for a tenured position at the rank of full professor as Thomas M. Siebel Chair in the History of Science. Subfield and geographic area open. Successful candidate will be an accomplished scholar with a distinguished record of publications, an active research agenda, and enthusiasm for teaching. PhD in History or related field required. Target starting date is August 16, 2018. Salary is competitive.

To apply, create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: Letter of application, CV, research statement, teaching materials, and contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation may be requested from referees electronically at a later date. To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by November 10, 2017.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. For questions and to submit nominations, please contact: Professor Jerry Dávila at jdavila@illinois.edu .

For information about Illinois, visit our webpage at www.history.illinois.edu

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

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

Deadline: November 27 2017

Updated: October 13 2017

Job #12165

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

We seek someone who thinks about futures, possible worlds, and the governance of innovation by combining artistic and technoscientific methods, transforming disciplinary practice and considering real-world impacts. We especially seek candidates with professional experience who accomplish these outcomes by inventing new technologies, genres of dialogue, narrative, performance and/or events – imagining futures and creating fresh techniques for imagining futures. Ideally, candidates will also be comfortable with some techniques of scientific or engineering research and be able to reflect critically, socio-culturally or artistically on those techniques. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independently funded and collaborative research program; teach and mentor students; participate in professional and university service; and engage stakeholders.

As part of his or her activities, the successful candidate – along with colleagues from SFIS, HIDA, and elsewhere – will be responsible for shaping and collaboratively mounting an annual, trans-genre event at ASU called “Emerge” (see: http://emerge.asu.edu). The relevant unit within HIDA will most likely be the School of Arts, Media and Engineering (AME), but candidates with backgrounds across the arts should feel free to apply.

Required: PhD or appropriate terminal degree (e.g. MFA) in an area of research-creation-curation. Experience in producing experimental performance, transmedia story-telling, experiential futures, design fiction or other relevant techniques, media arts, performances or events. Commitment to transforming artistic practice, scientific methods, innovation governance and/or futures thinking transdisciplinary collaborations. Evidence of ability to inspire and instruct students from diverse backgrounds. Ability to communicate in and across multiple disciplinary cultures.

Desired: Experience collaborating with colleagues from different disciplines to grow dynamic academic programs.

As the newest element of ASU’s approach to building a “New American University” (http://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/), SFIS (http://sfis.asu.edu) provides robust opportunities for intellectual fusion, use-inspired research, and global engagement via ongoing projects and centers. SFIS hosts a variety of graduate degrees including a Ph.D. in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology and a Master of Science degree in Global Technology and Development, as well as an undergraduate major, minor and certificate in Innovation in Society.

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (http://herbergerinstitute.asu.edu/) is the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the nation, located within a dynamic 21st-century research university. Our college is built on a combination of disciplines unlike any other program in the nation, comprising schools of art; arts, media + engineering; design; film, dance and theatre; and music; as well as the ASU Art Museum.

To apply, please submit: 1) a detailed cover letter that includes a description of the applicant's research and teaching interests and experience (limited to 4 pages); 2) a current Curriculum Vitae; and 3) the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references. All materials should be submitted as a single PDF document to sfis@asu.edu. Review of applications will begin November 27, 2017 if not filled, a review will occur every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity (see ASU’s Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation policy at http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html). All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law (see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Deadline: November 02 2017

https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01640

Updated: October 12 2017

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

The successful applicant will join a team of researchers studying genomics, bioethics, and neuroethics. The applicant will contribute to two separate ethnographic research projects. One project is a study of the ethical and social implications of prenatal and pediatric genome sequencing in underserved and ancestrally diverse populations. The other is a study of neuroethics issues related to adaptive deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant neuropsychiatric and movement disorders. Responsibilities include conducting ethnographic observation and interviews; managing data and overseeing compliance with research regulations (such as human subjects protection); and participating fully in data analysis, report writing, and preparation of research publications.

Qualifications include Ph.D. or equivalent in bioethics or a social science discipline with training in ethnography (e.g. anthropology, sociology, etc.) Applicants with a masters degree and relevant experience will be considered. Experience with social science research methodologies, such as in-depth interviewing and ethnographic observation, is critical. Ability to work in Spanish strongly desired. Familiarity with basic concepts in molecular genetics/genomics and/or neuroethics is also desired.

Position Start Date: January, 2018 or as negotiated with the successful applicant.
This position is based in San Francisco, CA.

The University of California San Francisco 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, or protected veteran status.

To apply:
1. Send the following materials as a single PDF file to Joanna Lamstein (Joanna.Lamstein@ucsf.edu):
a letter summarizing your research experience and interest in the position, your curriculum vitae, a brief academic writing sample, and the names and contact information only for three potential referees (do not solicit reference letters unless requested).
2. Submit an application via the UCSF online system at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01640. (Job #JPF01640)

Direct inquiries about the position to Dr. Sara Ackerman (Sara.Ackerman@ucsf.edu, 415-502-1760).

Drs. Koenig and Ackerman will be attending several fall meetings, such as ASBH, APHA, and AAA; preliminary interviews will be scheduled then, so please respond as soon as possible if you are interested.

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

Deadline: November 27 2017

https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs

Updated: October 12 2017

The Social Science faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) on the Polytechnic Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Interdisciplinary Social Science/Science, Technology and Society. Expectations for this position include: teach undergraduate and graduate courses, engage in research applicable to your field, provide innovative teaching techniques, advise students, and provide service to the unit, college, and university. Teaching load is typically two (2) courses per semester. Course load and composition is determined by the faculty head. This is an academic-year appointment with an expected start date of August 2018. The Assistant Professor position is a benefits-eligible appointment with tenure implications. Salary is competitive to commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications:
- Terminal degree at the time of appointment in any social science discipline, interdisciplinary social science or related field with a strong background in science, technology and society, broadly defined
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills
- Clear potential to secure external research funding
- Evidence of excellent teaching effectiveness
- Strong record (or evidence of the promise) of scholarly research and publications

Desired Qualifications:
- Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
- A record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals
- Two (2) or more years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels
- Evidence of teaching large on-line classes as well as face-to-face classes
- Experience working in a collaborative environment and across disciplines
- Record of ability to secure external research funding
- Experience using course management systems such as Blackboard
- Evidence of ability to establish internship relations with industry partners

Application Procedure:
To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 12160. Only
electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:

1. A letter of interest outlining candidate’s research agenda, qualifications and experience as they relate to the position (limited to 4 pages). Also, candidates should familiarize themselves with the educational and research initiatives and programs at CISA Social Science and describe how their educational preparation, scholarly activities and teaching experience will contribute to their advancement.
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Statement of teaching philosophy
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
5. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

The application deadline is 11/27/2017 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For technical assistance with your application contact cisajobs@asu.edu, for position-related questions contact, Search Committee Chair, Dr. Patience Akpan-Obong, patience.akpan@asu.edu

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law. (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; see ASU’s Title
IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)

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

Deadline: November 27 2017

https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs

Updated: October 12 2017

The Social Science faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) on the Polytechnic Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is primarily an instructional position. However, the successful candidate will also serve as the Instruction Leader in our Death and Dying course (ASB 353) sections as well as teach and advise students. ASB 353 typically records a high number of students, thus requiring an Instructional Leader to coordinate and assign different sections to other teaching faculty. We are an interdisciplinary faculty seeking a candidate who can teach across disciplines. Course assignments are at the graduate/undergraduate levels, and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, on-ground, hybrid). Course load is four (4) courses per semester, and the successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service to the institution and profession as appropriate. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The successful candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate. For more information please visit https://cisa.asu.edu/.

Required Qualifications:
- Terminal degree in the health sciences or related field with a clinical background
- Evidence of at least two years of teaching excellence at the post-secondary level
- Experience in designing curriculum and creating instructional, assessment materials for courses in the teaching field
- Ability to teach on online learning platforms such as Blackboard
- Ability to teach upper-division courses in program area
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications:
- At least four years of post-secondary teaching experience
- Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
- Demonstrated success in teaching large online classes
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
- Evidence of service and contributions to the profession
- Experience establishing and maintaining community and industry partnerships

Application Procedure:

To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 12161. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:

1. A letter of interest as it relates to the position and will include a description of the applicant's scholarly, educational, and clinical experience. Also, applicants should familiarize themselves with the programs at CISA Social Science and describe how their educational preparation and teaching experience will contribute to their advancement.
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Teaching statement including philosophy
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
5. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

The application deadline is 11/27/2017 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official
Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For technical assistance
with your application contact cisahr@asu.edu, for position-related questions contact Dr. Patience Akpan-Obong, patience.akpan@asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law. (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; see ASU’s Title
IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)

Assistant Professor of Convergent Media, University of Illinois

Deadline: October 24 2017

https://jobs.illinois.edu/search-jobs/job-details?jobID=86344

Updated: October 12 2017

The College of Media invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Convergent Media, including the interaction between the old and new media systems and platforms. Successful candidates should demonstrate an innovative research and teaching agenda. Appointments will be made on a tenure-track, 9-month academic year basis in one of the College’s three departments -- Advertising, Journalism, or Media & Cinema Studies -- beginning August 16, 2018.

Academic scholars and journalism practitioners are encouraged to apply. Scholars must have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree. Journalism practitioners must have a master’s degree or equivalent. All candidates should possess the potential for high-quality research and teaching. The word “research” is interpreted to include not only traditional research and scholarship, but also to encompass journalism creative works and research that is inter-disciplinary and/or translational. Of particular interest are candidates open to mixed-methods research and willing to develop collaborations. Candidates with special interest in original research or creative works in one or more of the following areas will be given higher priority:

- Digital/multimedia journalism experience, including multi-linear storytelling
- Media literacy, including news consumption patterns
- Social and new media use and effects, including impact on the First Amendment
- The impact of social media and other technologies on the way journalists gather and distribute news and information
- Participatory media, including “citizen journalism” and study of the application of First Amendment protections
- Digital ethics, privacy, and policy
- Media management and strategic audience engagement
- Virtual/augmented reality and other new storytelling tools, including the ethics of AR/VR use
- Audience engagement analytics and application
- Computational media studies, including the use of artificial intelligence to communicate ideas and stories
- Big data and society, including analyzing, visualizing, and telling stories with data Online /contextual messaging and behavioral targeting
- Accessibility studies in information communication technology
- Gaming and digital narrative
- Locative and mobile media mapping
- Mobile and interactive design
- Social and cultural dimensions of Natural Language Processing

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong research/creative works program with the potential to attract outside funding and to work collaboratively with faculty within the College of Media and across the campus. Teaching duties will include multimedia/convergent media courses and development of conceptual courses and graduate seminars in a variety of areas related to convergent and emerging media and their impact on society. An ability to advance the College’s commitment to diversity through research, teaching, and outreach is desired.

The College of Media’s faculty consists of internationally renowned social scientists, media professionals, and humanities scholars and serves 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students (http://media.illinois.edu/). The College is also home to the interdisciplinary Institute of Communications Research and Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV-Online), the public broadcasting service of the University of Illinois.

The position will begin on August 16, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter explaining how the candidate’s academic training and background, including research, creative endeavors, teaching qualifications and/or professional experience, make the applicant suitable for the position; curriculum vitae and a list of full contact information for three references. All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered complete. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 24, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The review will continue until the positions have been filled. For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Jane Dowler at dowler@illinois.edu or 217-333-2351.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

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

Deadline: December 01 2017

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9897

Updated: October 12 2017

Faculty positions in Information Science are available at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City. Applications are welcome at all levels, including tenured and tenure-track; applications in the areas of cyber-physical systems (especially in urban environments) and health tech are particularly encouraged. This search includes Cornell faculty positions that are part of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech. Note that faculty positions at the Ithaca campus require a separate application.

Faculty hired in these positions at Cornell Tech will be within the Department of Information Science, which spans the Ithaca and New York City campuses, but their teaching and research will be based in New York City. The Department of Information Science brings together faculty, students and researchers who share an interest in advancing our understanding of how people and society interact with computing and information. Current research trajectories include: data science and its implications; ubiquitous computing and interactive systems; information visualization; information policy; computational social science; social computing; network science; human-robot interaction; digital humanities; the history and anthropology of computing and data; the interface of economics and information; critical and interpretive analysis of information systems; the sociology of organizations and innovation; human-computer interaction and design; computer-supported cooperative work and computer-mediated communication; policy and design for social impact; technology and equity.

Candidates must hold or receive a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by August 2018, have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding research at the level of tenure-track or tenured faculty in the Department of Information Science, and also have a strong commitment to engagement outside of academia in ways that foster significant commercial or societal impact, as aligned with the mission of the Cornell Tech campus. Successful candidates are expected to pursue an active research program, to teach Master’s and Ph.D.-level graduate courses, and to supervise graduate students.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2017, but will be accepted until all positions are filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and arrange to have at least three reference letters submitted. In the cover letter, CV, or research statement, applicants should identify a small set of their most significant pieces of work. A distinguishing characteristic of research at Cornell Tech, in addition to world-class academic work, is that it engages deeply with external communities, organizations, K-12 education, and industry to address real-world problems and contexts that amplify the direct commercial and societal impact of our research. Accordingly, within a clearly identified subsection of the Research Statement, the candidate should address prior accomplishments and future plans related to this kind of direct commercial and/or societal impact of their research. The above application information should be submitted online
at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9897.

Diversity and inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Information about the Information Science Department and Cornell Tech appears at http://www.infosci.cornell.edu and http://www.tech.cornell.edu

Inquiries about your application may be directed to fac_recruit@infosci.cornell.edu.

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

Deadline: December 01 2017

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9895

Updated: October 12 2017

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

The Department of Information Science at Cornell University brings together faculty, students and researchers who share an interest in advancing our understanding of how people and society interact with computing and information. Exceptional candidates in all areas related to the department's current research trajectories and priorities will be given serious consideration; these include human-computer interaction (HCI) and design; data science and its implications; computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) and computer-mediated communication (CMC); social computing; information policy; network science; computational social science; digital humanities; the history and anthropology of computing and data; the interface of economics and information; critical and interpretive analysis of information systems; human-robot interaction (HRI); ubiquitous computing and interactive systems; information visualization; the sociology of organizations and innovation; policy and design for social impact; technology and equity.

Candidates must hold or receive a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by August 2018. Assistant Professor candidates must demonstrate the potential to achieve excellence in research and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. More senior candidates must have an established record of outstanding research and excellent teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Experienced applicants may merit a tenured Associate Professor or Professor position, depending on their qualifications. Lecturer candidates must demonstrate the potential to achieve excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and master level.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2017, but will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita (CV), brief statements of research and teaching interests, and arrange to have at least three reference letters submitted. In the cover letter, CV, or research statement, applicants should identify a small set of their most significant pieces of work. The above application information should be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9895.

The Information Science Department is housed in the Faculty of Computing and Information Science. In Ithaca, it is located in Cornell's Gates Hall. It has strong connections with several other units on campus, including: Computer Science (with which it shares Gates Hall), Communication, Economics, Sociology, Science and Technology Studies, Operations Research and Information Engineering, and Cognitive Science.

Diversity and inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

Information about the Information Science Department appears at http://www.infosci.cornell.edu. Inquiries about your application may be directed to fac_recruit@infosci.cornell.edu


Non-tenure-stream lecturer in Gender and Science, University of Pittsburgh

Deadline: December 15 2017

https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjAy

Updated: October 12 2017

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

Pending budgetary approval, the position will begin in fall 2018 with an initial three-year contract, with the possibility of obtaining renewable three-year contracts after satisfactory performance reviews.

Applicants must demonstrate interest and proficiency in teaching relations between gender and science from an interdisciplinary and intersectional perspective. The successful candidate will be an innovative teacher and will develop a general education course “Gender and Science” while also teaching GSWS courses such as Introduction to GSWS, Introduction to Feminist Theory, and advanced courses based on areas of interest and expertise (e.g., Gender and Disability, Gender and Medicine, Science and Sexuality, Gender and Health, etc.). Candidates must be able to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary program, direct undergraduate research projects or internships, organize events and student colloquia, and participate in collective governance. A PhD in hand at the time of appointment is required. PhD may be in any discipline, including but not limited to Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Communications, Philosophy, or Science and Technology Studies. The teaching load is three courses per semester.

The GSWS Program at the University of Pittsburgh is a vibrant community of interdisciplinary students and scholars with an undergraduate major and minor, a graduate certificate, and a very active events calendar with visiting scholars, conferences, and other research activities.

Applicants should submit a dossier by December 15, 2017 at the following link https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjAy. Dossier must include: a letter of application containing a description of academic background and teaching philosophy, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, sample syllabi, course materials, student evaluations (2-4 sets), and a list of courses that could be taught at Pittsburgh. A diversity statement is also required (upload as “Brief Personal Statement” in the system). No personal statement is needed. Instead, please upload a statement addressing your contributions to diversity through research, service and/or community engagement. Applicants should share how their past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance the University of Pittsburgh’s commitment to inclusive excellence. An academic writing sample may also be uploaded.

Questions can be directed to the Director of GSWS, Prof. Todd Reeser at reeser@pitt.edu. For more information, see http://gsws.pitt.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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

Deadline: November 01 2017

https://apply.interfolio.com/40773

Updated: October 12 2017

The School of Information at the University of Michigan (UMSI) seeks a tenure-track professor at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the field of health informatics, with a focus on either 1) the design and evaluation of novel sociotechnical applications in the health domain and/or 2) analysis of health-related data. UMSI seeks applicants who can contribute to the research, teaching, and service missions of the school and the university.

For candidates with a background in design and evaluation of healthcare applications, we are particularly interested in research and teaching experience in the design, building, and testing of interactive, clinical or consumer/patient-facing health informatics applications and systems, such as mobile applications, online environments, decision support systems, or other kinds of devices or software. Such a candidate will be well-versed in modern design practices and tools, new forms of interaction, evaluation, and/or designing for health-related application domains. Candidates with quantitative, qualitative, technical, and/or design perspectives are of interest. Furthermore, candidates with expertise in relevant application areas such as health behavior, implementation science, decision making, and patient-centered health care are of particular interest.

For candidates with a background in analysis of health-related data, we are particularly interested in research and teaching experience on the collection, processing, analysis and presentation of data to aid in decision-making of consumers, clinicians, insurers, and public health officials. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to medical ontologies, natural language or text processing of medical records, data quality, data mining, machine learning, predictive modeling, or exploratory data analysis and information visualization.

The successful candidate engages in research interests that complement our existing health informatics expertise in such areas as computer supported cooperative work; incentive-centered design; information seeking, sharing and use; community informatics; Internet-scale data, network and text analysis; social computing; and healthcare organizations. We are especially interested in qualified applicants whose research addresses important social problems, opportunities, and questions associated within health informatics.

The mission of the School of Information is to create and share knowledge to help people use information -- with technology -- to build a better world. A successful candidate will be committed to, and will directly contribute to our goal of being the best research and teaching institution for the understanding and design of information and its technologies in service of people and society.

The School is home to vibrant research and teaching programs, with 59 core faculty, and nearly 850 students. We offer four degrees: a Ph.D., a Master of Science in Information, a Master of Health Informatics, and a Bachelor of Science in Information.

Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan has a long and distinguished history as one of the first public universities in the nation. It is one of only two public institutions consistently ranked among the nation's top ten universities. The University has one of the largest health care complexes in the world and one of the best library systems in the United States. With more than $1 billion in research expenditures annually, the University has the second largest research expenditure among all universities in the nation. The University has an annual general fund budget of more than $1.8 billion and an endowment valued at more than $9.7 billion. For more information about UMSI or other job opportunities please visit, http://www.si.umich.edu.

Required Qualifications
● Ph.D. in an area such as health informatics, information, computer science, engineering, design, or related fields
● Excellent written and oral communication skills
● Demonstrated potential for successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level
● Demonstrated potential for high scholarly impact
● A strong commitment to teaching, interdisciplinary research, and to diversity, equity, and inclusion
● Ability to travel to attend/present at conferences and/or research meetings

How to Apply:
Application review will begin November 1, 2017. All applicants should submit the following materials electronically to: https://apply.interfolio.com/40773
● Cover letter
● Curriculum vita
● Three representative publications
● Statement of teaching philosophy and experience
● Evidence of teaching excellence
● Statement of current and future research plans
● Statement demonstrating contributions to diversity
● Three letters of recommendation

Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Department Head, Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University

Deadline: October 23 2017

https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/2125

Updated: October 02 2017

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

The ideal candidate will be able to understand, embrace, and promote the culture that brings these programs together. In addition to representing the Department within the university, to parents and students, and to business and government entities, the successful candidate will help faculty define, articulate, and implement a vision that garners national attention.

Qualifications
Candidates should demonstrate leadership skills and experience, especially in situations requiring a collaborative leadership style. Experience, both inside and outside of academia, and working with varied business, industry, and government partners is strongly desired. The successful candidate will demonstrate prior administrative and/or management experience, and the ability to cultivate relationships within the university and with external partners. Because of the unique nature of the Department, the position requires a history of rigorous and creative teaching and scholarship. A doctoral degree is required.

To apply, go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1052 and complete the faculty profile and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a scholarship/research statement (as other document #1).

Questions should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Sharon Simmons (simmonsj@jmu.edu). Review of candidates will begin on October 23, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more detailed information: https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/2125

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

Deadline: October 27 2017

https://jobs.virginia.edu

Updated: October 02 2017

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) is seeking a candidate to teach undergraduate courses in science, technology, & society for the Spring 2018 semester. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on October 27th, 2017.

Candidates must have at least a Master's degree or prior experience in teaching at the college or university level. Five or more years of relevant professional experience may substitute. Rank is dependent upon qualifications.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0621429. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.

For additional information about the position, please contact W. Bernard Carlson, Professor and Chair, wc4p@virginia.edu.

This posting will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

Deadline: November 13 2017

https://sfis.asu.edu/jobs

Updated: October 02 2017

Job #12120

Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) seeks an assistant professor (tenure track) in the humanities, social sciences, or interdisciplinary studies with a focus on science, technology, or innovation. Specifically, we seek candidates whose research and teaching emphasize the diverse places, peoples, and issues of the Southwest region along the US-Mexico border.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to SFIS programs that reflect and implement the school’s motto, “the future is for everyone,” critically evaluating and creating more inclusive models of innovation that reduce inequality and significantly improve outcomes and success for communities. Guided by the ASU Charter (https://president.asu.edu/about/asucharter), SFIS is committed to enhancing the accessibility of science and technology, their advancement of public value, and their contributions to improving the economic, social, cultural, and overall health and wellbeing of the communities ASU serves.

Required: Candidates must hold a PhD in a relevant field at the time of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of the ability or potential to: collaborate with colleagues from different disciplines; inspire and instruct students from diverse backgrounds; and communicate in and across multiple cultures and with diverse communities. Candidates must have experience with scholarship, education, and/or engagement in the Southwest borderlands region.

Desired: Experience with online learning environments.

As an important element of ASU’s approach to building a “New American University” (http://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/), SFIS (http://sfis.asu.edu) provides robust opportunities for intellectual fusion, use-inspired research, and global engagement via ongoing projects and centers. SFIS hosts a variety of doctoral, professional, and undergraduate degrees and certificates. SFIS also works closely with the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes (CSPO; http://www.cspo.org)—consistently ranked one of the top science and technology policy think tanks in the world—and the emerging Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society.

To apply, please submit:
1) A detailed cover letter that includes a description of the applicant's scholarly, educational, and engagement interests and experience (limited to 4 pages). Candidates should familiarize themselves with the educational and research initiatives, programs, and opportunities at SFIS and describe in their letter how their work could contribute to them.
2) A current Curriculum Vitae.
3) The names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references.

All materials should be submitted as a single PDF document to sfis@asu.edu. Review of applications will begin Monday November 13, 2017 if not filled, a review will occur every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity (see ASU’s Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation policy at http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html). All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law (see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Deadline: November 01 2017

https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01032

Updated: October 02 2017

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

We seek a scholar with a broad historical and/or theoretical background who can analyze complex issues of conflict and violence in contexts that characterize the 21st century. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in several of the following areas: conflict over religion, ideology, ethnicity, environmental degradation and natural resources, state violence, terrorism, mercenaries and non-state actors, genocide, and regional or civil wars.

This position requires a PhD at the time of appointment. Please send a cover letter detailing your research interests, teaching philosophy and experience, and any relevant work in grants and administration. Application materials should also include your cv, one writing sample (25-30 pages max), and sample syllabi. Applicants should arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation submitted via UCSB’s Recruit website at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01032.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. Visit our website at http://www.global.ucsb.edu

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

Deadline: November 01 2017

https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01030

Updated: October 02 2017

The Global Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for the endowed Kundan Kaur Kapany Chair in Global and Sikh Studies, with an appointment date of July 1, 2018. The department seeks a distinguished professor with an international scholarly reputation for a tenured, full-professor appointment to be housed in global studies and possibly jointly in another department appropriate to the chairholder’s expertise.

Applicants must have an exemplary record of research and teaching in fields related to the study of Sikhism in its global context, including the historical development of the tradition and its contemporary social and cultural variations around the world. The Department of Global Studies offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in the field, and focuses on the transnational, interdisciplinary and critical study of globalization in its social, cultural, political, economic, and other dimensions. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, a commitment to the fields of global and Sikh studies, and an understanding of the Sikh community.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. For primary consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2017, though the position will remain open for applications until it is filled.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of the candidate’s interest in the position, and 3-6 names of references, which should be submitted online at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01030.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

Deadline: November 10 2017

https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01544

Updated: September 27 2017

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

Candidates must have a PhD and an active and creative research and teaching program that focuses on technology, media, and persuasion in the digital age; explores the blurred boundaries between corporate and public interests; and considers possibilities for configuring novel forms of politics, civil society, and popular culture. Areas of particular interest include: emergent forms of media and data manipulation and distribution by state, corporate, and non-governmental actors; data mining and algorithmic targeting of consumers, citizens, and political actors by government and corporations; the impact of advertising, promotional communication, and consumer culture on civil society, industries, human subjectivity, and political movements.

For this position, successful candidates will situate their work historically and have strong methodological skills that include or combine ethnography, cultural and historical analysis, institutional analysis (including political economy), and/or textual and discourse analysis. A comparative perspective is also welcome.

The Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We seek candidates who will maintain the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be submitted electronically by November 10, 2017, at the following link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01544

Application must include: a two to three page cover letter; CV; statement detailing your research interests; statement summarizing past and potential contributions to equity and diversity (for further information on statements of contributions to diversity, please see http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html); and contact information for three reference letters.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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

Deadline: November 13 2017

https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01850

Updated: September 27 2017

The University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor or recently tenured associate professor in the social studies of data and data science including the scientific, political, social, and scholarly use and creation of data. Experience and a genuine interest in working in a collaborative environment and especially in collaborating with data scientists are highly desired. The successful applicant will be appointed in the Science and Technology Studies Program, with expectation for cross-appointment in an emergent multidisciplinary data science program. The appointee is expected to actively participate in the growing interdisciplinary team of the Data Science Initiative and to take a central role in teaching in and developing a new Data Studies minor. Aimed at social science and humanities students, this minor is designed to introduce students to data science concepts and techniques, teach them to critically analyze and contextualize data questions and results, and prepare them to collaborate with data scientists in work environments.

Applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: ethnography or history of the scientific, political, social, and scholarly use and creation of data; computational media; software studies; or ethics, law, and policy of data. Applicants should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in STS on topics related to critical approaches to data science; data visualization; information ethics, privacy and policy. Successful applicants will also be expected to teach introductory Data Studies courses focusing on data analysis using Excel, R, or similar. A Ph.D. in either science and technology studies, anthropology, media studies, philosophy, cultural studies, communication, sociology, or a related field should be completed by September 23, 2018.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, contact information for three references, and a writing sample. Applicants should also submit 2-3 example syllabi, one of which should propose a version of either STS 101 or STS 115 (course descriptions available at http://sts.ucdavis.edu/courses/course-descriptions/data-studies). Applications must be submitted by November 13, 2017, through the online application form: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01850.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity.

Assistant Professor, Science and Technology Studies, York University

Deadline: December 04 2017

http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/

Updated: September 27 2017

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

We are seeking candidates with teaching and research strengths in contemporary issues in STS preferably in one or more of the following topics: big data; environment and climate change; genomics and genomic technologies; science & technology policy and politics; and science & technology in the Global South. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in our STS program, as well as in our Natural Science curriculum (a General Education program for non-Science majors). The candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies to facilitate teaching and supervision in the Graduate Program in STS.

Candidates must have a PhD in STS, or in a related field, and will show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in their scholarly research and publications. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset. Demonstrated commitment to program development, community engagement, or professional leadership are valued assets.
All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is December 4, 2017. Complete applications include a letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three current letters of reference (at least one letter should address teaching), and teaching evaluations. Inquiries regarding the position should be addressed to Prof Kenton Kroker at stschair@yorku.ca. Applications are to be sent to STS Search Committee, Department of Science and Technology Studies, 218 Norman Bethune College, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3, Email: stsadmin@yorku.ca. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/.

Two tenure track positions in STS, CalPoly San Luis Obispo

Deadline: October 25 2017

http://www.calpolyjobs.org

Updated: September 27 2017

The College of Liberal Arts, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, CA, seeks applications for up to two full-time (academic year), tenure-track hires (one Assistant Professor, one Associate or Full Professor) in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) starting September 13, 2018. Candidates must demonstrate the ability/potential to collaborate across disciplines and contribute to the development of the STS minors and the emerging Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) major. Although applications are sought from any traditional liberal arts discipline, we are particularly interested in applicants with explicit backgrounds in STS and who may find their tenure homes in one of the following departments: Communication Studies, Political Science, and/or Social Sciences (Anthropology, Geography, and Sociology). Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, visit http://www.calpolyjobs.org to complete the required online application and apply to requisition #104588 (Assistant Professor) or #104596 (Associate or Full Professor). Applicants should attach 1) a cover letter, 2) CV, 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching statement, syllabi, student evaluations), 4) samples of scholarly work, 5) a diversity statement describing how one's teaching, research and/or service at Cal Poly will demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and 6) a transcript copy showing highest degree earned. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing your application. An official transcript will be required for hire. Applicants may also send specific position queries to the search chair and ISLA/STS Director, Dr. Richard Besel (rbesel@calpoly.edu). Review Begin Date: October 25, 2017. For full consideration, please have all materials submitted by the review begin date of October 25, 2017. EOE.

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

Deadline: October 15 2017

https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03304

Updated: September 27 2017

The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) invites applications for a social scientist or humanist with an innovative research program in the general areas of biological, biomedical and health sciences and society. We are seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in Fall of 2018.

The Institute for Society and Genetics is housed within the College of Letters and Science, in the Division of Life Sciences at UCLA, with a faculty consisting of social scientists, biological scientists and humanities scholars focused on innovative, critical research questions that intersect biology and society. Institute faculty members are generally cross-appointed with another department on campus, and develop research programs that transcend traditional disciplinary lines. Current domains of expertise within ISG include: evolutionary biology, gene-environment interaction, metabolism, big data and biology, history and social impact of the biomedical sciences, genetics, phylogenetics, bioethics and the history, philosophy and sociology of science. Faculty teach in the Institute’s interdisciplinary undergraduate major (Human Biology and Society B.S. and B.A.) and supervise post-doctoral scholars or other student researchers, write grant proposals, and contribute to outreach and public symposia, workshops and other events.

ISG seeks to expand its research profile with this hire in the social science disciplines (including relevant humanities fields) and to consolidate our expertise in the social, ethical, philosophical and historical study of biology and biomedicine. Candidates should demonstrate strong research expertise in a field such as anthropology, sociology, science studies, history, or philosophy with a specific focus on biology, biotechnology or biomedicine. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is in an area complementary to the current expertise of ISG faculty (http://socgen.ucla.edu/people/). ISG also welcomes applications from other research areas that address complex contemporary problems at the intersection of biology and society.

The preferred candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented and underserved populations in the sciences, or demonstrate an interest in campus-wide or departmental programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for a diverse student body. Please include such statements within your Statement of Contributions to Diversity.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV with publication list, and names and addresses of three potential letter writers. In addition, please include statements describing research and teaching programs, and planned or existing contributions to diversity, mentoring and the improvement of workplace climates for everyone. Review of Applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. All applications and application materials must be submitted online via UCLA’s Academic Recruitment Online at the following URL: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03304. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair at landecker@soc.ucla.edu.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy:
(http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).

More information about this recruitment: http://socgen.ucla.edu/opportunities/

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

Deadline: October 15 2017

http://www.siue.edu/employment/employmentopportunities/cas/FY18-030.shtml

Updated: September 19 2017

The History Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track position field in the History of Medicine or Science with a non-US focus. Faculty in the Department of Historical Studies teach three courses per semester. The Department emphasizes innovation in our undergraduate courses by highlighting historical thinking skills including primary source analysis in history “labs,” applied historical methods, interdisciplinary courses, and opportunities to collaborate with professional schools. Teaching responsibilities in the 3/3 load include introductory survey courses in World History or Western Civilization, service courses for majors on historical research or careers in history, and upper-level, including graduate, courses in the candidate's field of expertise and broader non-US teaching fields. The candidate is also encouraged to teach interdisciplinary courses with faculty in CAS as well as with our professional schools, such as Nursing, Pharmacy, and Engineering. Faculty who can foster collaborative interdisciplinary research and apply for external funding are highly desirable.

Additionally, the Department offers an MA degree and a PhD in History through our cooperative doctoral program with Southern Illinois University Carbondale, as well as a post-baccalaureate certificate in museum studies. The History Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence.

Minimum Qualifications
A Ph.D. in History or closely related discipline is required at the time of employment beginning in August 2018. Persons who have not completed all degree requirements by the beginning of the contract period (ABD) may be considered for a one-year term appointment at the rank of instructor until the degree is completed. College-level teaching experience and grant-writing experience is preferred.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing tenure track academic year (nine month) appointment.

Application Process
Interested applicants should apply via email to historysearch@siue.edu using a single PDF file that includes the following materials: a letter of application identifying their research and teaching expertise, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample, and sample syllabi. Additionally, in a separate email, please send three letters of recommendation to historysearch@siue.edu.

Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by October 15, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university. Benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

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

Deadline: October 20 2017

https://apply.interfolio.com/45184

Updated: September 19 2017

The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor (2/2 semester teaching load) to begin in August 2018. The department seeks a scholar whose research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of technology and social change; especially desired is the ability to bring an historical perspective to the social consequences of mechanization and automation, broadly conceived. Time period and geographic specialization are open.

A PhD in history, history of science, STS or a related social science is required by August 15, 2018. The department is interested in candidates with exceptional promise as scholars and teachers at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Interest in interdisciplinary research and/or teaching with faculty from technical/scientific fields is a plus.

Deadline for applications: October 20, 2017.
Start your application by clicking the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/45184

Submit letter of application; full CV; graduate transcript; a single writing sample (the equivalent of sixty or fewer double-spaced manuscript pages); teaching statement along with evidence of teaching excellence; and three letters of reference. Letters of reference may be addressed to "History of Technology and Social Change Search Committee".
Questions regarding this position should be directed to historysearch@andrew.cmu.edu.

Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Assistant Professor in Environmental Humanities, University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: October 03 2017

https://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1211

Updated: September 15 2017

The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in environmental humanities, broadly interpreted to embrace disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches from the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be in either the Department of Anthropology or the Department of History and Sociology of Science. Secondary appointments in other departments can be arranged, as appropriate. This will be the first in a cluster of appointments (in other departments across the School of Arts and Sciences) in various aspects of the environmental humanities, all of which are meant to support the interdisciplinary, collaborative Penn Program in Environmental Humanities. The successful candidate should therefore have a strong interest in helping such a program to grow, and in interacting with scholars from other disciplines whose research lies within the overarching theme of environmental humanities. The successful candidate will teach courses in her or his home department and will participate in the development of curriculum pertinent to the theme of the cluster. Receipt of the PhD is expected by the time of appointment.

Applications should be submitted on-line at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1211 and include a curriculum vitae, a research statement that includes the candidate’s perspective on how she or he fits into one of the core departments, an uploaded publication (either a link to a journal publication or some other writing sample), and the contact information for three individuals who will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The School of Arts and Sciences is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more 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 in Philosophy and Women’s & Gender Studies, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Deadline: November 01 2017

http://www.calpolyjobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=166326

Updated: September 15 2017

The Philosophy and Women's & Gender Studies Departments at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA, seek applications for a full-time (academic year), tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin September 13, 2018. Area of Specialization (AOS): Religion and Gender; Area of Competence (AOC): Religion and Science & Technology. A doctorate (Ph.D.) in Religious Studies or closely related Liberal Arts field from an accredited institution is required and must be conferred by the time of appointment. Graduate coursework in, previous teaching experience in, and/or other demonstrated knowledge of the field of Women's & Gender Studies is preferred. Candidates must be able to show a successful record of research and teaching in the AOS and/or the AOC. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The position will be 2/3 Religious Studies and 1/3 Women's & Gender Studies, with the tenure home in the Philosophy department. Faculty review will include consultation with Women's & Gender Studies. Any publications in area of specialization will count towards tenure and promotion, whether published in Religious Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, or other relevant and appropriate peer-reviewed journals. Teaching and service assignments will be divided between the Philosophy Department and the Women's & Gender Studies Department in agreed upon proportions. Faculty members are also expected to engage in service activities at all levels of the university and to provide academic advising to students.

Required Qualifications:

A doctorate (Ph.D.) in Religious Studies or closely related Liberal Arts field from an accredited institution or international equivalent must be conferred by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate coursework in, previous teaching experience in, and/or other demonstrated knowledge of the field of Women's & Gender Studies is preferred.

How to apply: Interested applicants should complete the required online faculty application at http://www.calpolyjobs.org and submit to Requisition #104597. Please attach to your online application the following required materials: (1) a cover letter that describes teaching research interests, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (4) sample of scholarship, (5) diversity statement, and (6) copy of transcripts. Applicants must also be prepared to provide names and email addresses for three referees when completing the online application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed by applicants. Official, sealed transcripts will be required prior to appointment. This position is open until filled. Review begin date: November 1, 2017. For full consideration, please apply and submit all requested materials by the review begin date.

Assistant Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology, Purdue University

Deadline: October 15 2017

Updated: September 12 2017

Purdue University Department of Anthropology invites applications for the following position to begin August 2018. Assistant Professor of sociocultural anthropology, tenure-track, with a focus on technology, science, or health and medicine. We seek a dynamic scholar with a promising record of publications and funding, an active research agenda, teaching experience, and a commitment to the application of anthropology to humanity’s grand challenges. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and growing department.

Qualifications:

PhD in Anthropology or related field is required.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• Conduct innovative research in areas of technology, science, or health and medicine
• Foster linkages with Engineering, Technology, Health Sciences, Agriculture and/or Purdue’s Interdisciplinary Centers
• Demonstrate an interest in applying anthropology to address humanity’s grand challenges
• Teach introductory, advanced, and graduate courses in cultural anthropology and the areas of specialization
• Demonstrate strong teaching skills and potential to develop field-based, interdisciplinary, cross-listed, and/or service learning anthropology courses
• Prepare students for careers and mentor their development
• Show evidence of a commitment to diversity and promoting a multicultural environment for learning
• Participate in departmental and university administrative activities

The successful candidate will show ability to link to Purdue’s programs or centers addressing society’s grand challenges such as the Medical Humanities Program in the College of Liberal Arts, Center for Aging and the Life Course, Ingestive Behavior Research Center, Purdue Polytechnic Institute and Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering.

Purdue University’s College of Liberal Arts is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Send electronic applications including a CV, a cover letter stating research program, teaching interests, engagement record, and diversity experience, and contact information for three references to: Assistant Professor Search, c/o Brenda Gunion, (gunion@purdue.edu), Assistant to Head, Department of Anthropology, Purdue University, 700 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2017, and review will continue until filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. For more information about the Department of Anthropology, visit our webpage: http://www.cla.purdue.edu/anthropology.

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

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

Deadline: November 01 2017

http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/

Updated: September 08 2017

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the interdisciplinary Health & Society program at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2018. Information about the Department can be found at: http://sosc.laps.yorku.ca/ ; further details about the Health & Society program can be found at http://heso.sosc.laps.yorku.ca/

The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in one of the social sciences, humanities or an interdisciplinary program with a research focus on health or medicine. Qualified candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching, and scholarly research and publication in the socio-political and theoretical study of health and medicine with a particular focus on arts or arts-based methodologies. We are particularly interested in scholars who draw on critical theory to cover areas as diverse as health architecture graphic medicine, a/r/tography, medical humanities and art in Queer, Trans, Mad, Deaf, Disabled and Crip cultural movements. Candidates must have the breadth and versatility to teach the core courses in the interdisciplinary Health and Society undergraduate program and will also be expected to develop new courses reflecting their particular expertise and incorporating opportunities for the application of critical theory, arts-based methodologies, and/or community-based education. The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to undertake service work and will be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

Applicants must submit a signed letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, samples of scholarly writing (max. 50 pages), and a teaching dossier including sample course outlines and institutional teaching evaluations (where available). Three signed confidential letters of recommendation should also be sent directly to: Professor Amanda Glasbeek, Chair, Department of Social Science, S754 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.
Email: soscjobs@yorku.ca – (Subject line: “HESO Appointment”)

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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

Deadline: September 24 2017

http://genok.com/arkiv/7248/

Updated: September 08 2017

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

Growing from the competence of SEED (the Society, Ecology and Ethics Department) in ethical, legal, and social aspects of science and technology, the newly established RootS team at GenØk is a research group focused on advancing responsible and sustainable technoscience internationally through the performance of cutting edge interdisciplinary research, science-policy advisory work and capacity building.

The advertised position will include the following key tasks:

1. Policy advice: Providing written advice to national authorities on applications for the commercial use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in terms of their social benefit, contribution to sustainable development and ethical justifiability, as required by Norwegian law. Connected duties will also include developing creative new ways to strengthen the provision and impact of this policy advice.

2. Co-production practice: Organizing and conducting workshops to advance responsible research and innovation (RRI) within biotechnology projects as well as within GenØks own scientific research to advance the safe use of modern biotechnologies.

3. Public engagement: Representing the RootS group in public communication and engagement activities (e.g. interactive lectures to visiting school groups, blog posts, occasional media write-ups).

4. Research: Contributing to and supporting the RootS team in international research projects related to topics such as RRI, the governance of new and emerging biotechnologies, and the advancement of sustainable agriculture.

The position will ideally start 1 January 2018 and will initially be offered as a full-time 12 month position until 31.12.18, with the possibility for extension.

Qualifications & Selection Criteria

- A PhD in social science or humanities is required. – While some level of experience with responsible research and innovation (RRI), sustainability assessment or ethical, legal and/or social aspects of science and/or technology (i.e. ELSA or ELSI research) is preferred, work in related fields such as sociology, anthropology, philosophy, political science, or science and technology studies is acceptable.
- A demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary research (particularly across natural and social sciences) is necessary. – Complimentary knowledge in biological science and/or biotechnology will be particularly highly regarded.
- Experience working across the science/policy interface will be particularly highly valued. – Previous work on emerging technologies and/or the topic of food and agriculture will also be given additional weight.
- An excellent command of English, in both written and oral forms is required. – An ability to also speak and write in a Scandinavian language will be preferred, however, a willingness to learn will also be viewed favourably.
- The ability to work independently and creatively, as well as to make positive contributions to a team is important.
- The position of employment will be at the GenØk offices in Tromsø, Norway. The city of Tromsø lies above the Arctic Circle and therefore offers spectacular auroras and snow in the winter and beautiful endless days of midnight sun in the summer. In addition to unlimited opportunities for outdoor activities all year round (e.g. skiing, hiking, fishing etc), the town has an international cosmopolitan atmosphere and a wide variety of cultural events throughout the year.

The salary will be negotiated on the basis of the candidate’s level of education, experience and qualifications. As a GenØk employee you will receive the excellent social security provisions offered in Norway, including the Norwegian public health service and GenØk’s accident insurance and retirement benefits.

GenØk has human resource policy objectives that emphasize diversity, and therefore encourages qualified applicants to apply regardless of their gender, functional ability and national or ethnic background.

Application

The application must be submitted electronically on or before 24 September, 2017 at jobbnorge.no.

The applications should be written in English and include:

- A 1-2 page statement of why you are interested in the position, how you meet the selection criteria and how your background, interests and/or expertise will be of benefit
- A curriculum vitae that includes details of all previous research projects and publications, as well as any workshops, focus groups, and/or seminars organised
- Certified copies of all academic degrees
- An example of academic writing (e.g. published article) and an example of non-academic writing (e.g. policy brief, popular science article, blog)
- The names and contact details of two referees

For more information contact:
RootS Leader: Fern Wickson, fern.wickson@genok.no, tlf. 77623137
or
Head of Administration: Katrine Jaklin, katrine.jaklin@genok.no, tlf. 77645546

GenØk – Centre for Biosafety is the national competence centre for biosafety in Norway and was established in 1998 as an independent research foundation connected to the research environments at the University of Tromsø and the Science Park. GenØk conducts research on social and ethical aspects of emerging bio- and nanotechnologies as well as their impacts on human health and the environment. It also provides policy advice to national and international governments and institutions on biosafety issues, and delivers capacity building for scientists, regulators and civil society organisers around the world in risk assessment and regulation and emerging technologies. The institute has approximately 25 employees. Read more at: http://www.genok.no

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

Deadline: November 01 2017

https://jobs.uic.edu/

Updated: August 23 2017

The Program in Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with the departments of Anthropology, Communication, Criminology Law and Justice, and Sociology, invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured position in Critical Feminist Science and Technology Studies subject to budgetary funding. The position is part of cluster hire initiative focusing on Social Justice and Human Rights. We are looking for a scholar working at a nexus of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and intersectional feminism. Topics of scholarly inquiry might include but are not limited to: postcolonial critiques of scientific epistemologies and methodologies; gender, race and biopolitics; digital feminism; posthumanist theorizations that blur the boundaries between human and machine; racialization of technological innovation especially in the context of reproductive and biometric information technologies; molecularization of human identities through biological and computational innovations; race, sexuality and gaming; and a reimagining of the so-called digital divide through critical studies of informatics.

We seek candidates with an earned PhD in Gender and Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Communications, Criminology or Sociology; strong promise of scholarly achievement and teaching success (at the undergraduate and graduate levels); good prospects for external research funding; and demonstrated commitment to multidisciplinary scholarship. The appointment will be interdepartmental, with 50% in Gender and Women’s Studies and 50% in Anthropology, Communication, Criminology, Law and Justice, or Sociology, depending on the candidate’s expertise.

UIC is a Carnegie Research Extensive University (Research I), is the largest institution of higher education in the Chicago area, is in the top 50 U.S. universities in federal research funding, and is among the top 200 universities in the world. UIC is federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) through its status as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The tenure-line faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are represented by UIC United Faculty Local 6456, IFT-AFT, AAUP (UICUF) and covered by the terms of UIC's collective bargaining agreement with UICUF.

The desired appointment date for the position is August 16, 2018. Electronic applications accepted only – Interested parties should submit an on line application at https://jobs.uic.edu Click on the Job Board, then our position and submit a letter of interest, a full curriculum vitae, samples of relevant scholarly publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of and contact information for three references.

For fullest consideration please apply by November 1, 2017. The search will proceed until the position is filled.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

General Faculty Positions, Department of Engineering and Society, University of Virginia

https://jobs.virginia.edu/

Updated: August 15 2017

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) seeks candidates to teach undergraduate courses in general engineering, applied mathematics, science, technology, & society, or business/entrepreneurship.

Candidates must have at least a Master's degree or prior experience in teaching at the college or university level. Five or more years of relevant professional experience may substitute. Rank is dependent upon qualifications.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0621429. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.

For additional information about the position, please contact W. Bernard Carlson, Professor and Chair, wc4p@virginia.edu.

This posting will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9466.

Updated: August 10 2017

The Department of Communication at Stanford University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in the field of media and culture. We are interested in a range of possible subfields, including but not limited to the relationship between mass and social media; the analysis of media institutions as cultural forces; media’s relationship to race, gender, and inequality; media and consumer culture; media industries and culture; and media and globalization. The ideal candidate will also bring strong skills in areas that might include ethnography, critical theory, digital humanities and discourse analysis. A recent PhD in Communication or relevant area by September 1, 2018 is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in
Communication at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. For full consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and research interests, a teaching statement of up to three pages along with teaching evaluations, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation, via Academic Jobs Online at this URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9466.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2018. For inquiries, please contact James Hamilton, Professor and Search Committee Chair, at jayth@stanford.edu.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

Deadline: October 02 2017

https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00463

Updated: August 09 2017

The Sociology Department (https://sociology.ucsc.edu/index.html) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship. We seek candidates whose expertise includes quantitative empirical analysis and research in demography, migration, and inequality especially with respect to Latin America and the Caribbean. Other areas of expertise are open but we especially encourage applications from candidates with interdisciplinary interests in one or more of the following areas: international migration; labor; social justice; globalization and governance; and identity and inequality.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels (including classroom), and service for the department in areas such as: quantitative data and data analysis found in sociological research; research methods; introduction to sociology; labor studies; migration; and U.S. Latinx identities. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to a new Masters of Science degree program in quantitative data analysis in the Social Sciences. The work that the successful candidate performs for the MS program in the course of their affiliation is expected to be the equivalent of one course per year, along with advising students and associated service responsibilities. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education, doctoral supervision, 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 through research, teaching, and service.

Rank: Assistant Professor; academic year (9-month) basis

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in sociology or related field, demonstrated records of research and teaching in higher education. It is expected that the degree requirements are completed by June 30, 2019.

Preferred Qualifications: Degree requirements are completed by June 30, 2018. Evidence of teaching excellence in higher education. Evidence of a developed research trajectory. Professional non-academic experience in a quantitative methods-related field and/or Masters degree in applied statistics for social science research, or professional field preferred. Applicants with a Masters degree in a professional field or research experience with quantitative data analysis are encouraged to apply.

Position Available: July 1, 2018; with academic year beginning September 2018. Degree requirements must be completed by June 30, 2019 for employment beyond that date.

To Apply: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application including a 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, three letters of recommendation*, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. Optional: Applicants are invited to submit teaching evaluations (up to three). Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00463
Refer to Position #JPF00463-18 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 2, 2017. 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, 2018.

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

Deadline: October 02 2017

https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00462

Updated: August 09 2017

The Sociology Department (https://sociology.ucsc.edu/index.html) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship. We seek candidates whose expertise includes theoretical and empirical analysis of Public Policy and Inequality. Other areas of expertise are open but we especially encourage applications from candidates with interdisciplinary interests in one or more of the following areas: critical public policy studies; stratification; globalization, labor, and development; race and sexuality; legal studies; urban studies, health and environment; migration and citizenship; and social justice.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels (including classroom), and service for the department in areas such as: race, class, and gender; introduction to sociology, contemporary social theory, research methods, quantitative data analysis, criminal justice, and migration. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to a new Masters Degree program in Public Policy in the Social Sciences. The work that the successful candidate performs for the Public Policy Program in the course of their affiliation is expected to be the equivalent of one course per year, along with advising students and associated service responsibilities. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education, doctoral supervision, 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 through research, teaching, and service.

Rank: Assistant Professor, academic year (9-month) basis

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in sociology or related field, demonstrated records of research and teaching in higher education. It is expected that the degree requirements are completed by June 30, 2019.

Preferred Qualifications: Degree requirements completed by June 30, 2018. Evidence of teaching excellence in higher education. Evidence of a developed research trajectory. Professional non-academic experience in policy-related field and/or masters degree in policy, urban planning, public health, education, or professional field preferred. Applicants with a Masters degree in a professional field or applied public policy experience are encouraged to apply.

Position Available: July 1, 2018; with academic year beginning September 2018. Degree requirements must be completed by June 30, 2019 for employment beyond that date.

To Apply: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application including a 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, three letters of recommendation*, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. Optional: Applicants are invited to submit teaching evaluations (up to three). Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00462
Refer to Position #JPF00462-18 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 2, 2017. 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, 2018.

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

Deadline: October 01 2017

http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/123185

Updated: July 31 2017

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

View the University job posting and submit applications at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/123185

The faculty seeks an outstanding colleague with research and teaching interests in sociotechnical data studies and human-centered data science. Research areas include, but are not limited to:

- Data ethics, law, and policy, including security, privacy, and society
- Human-data interaction and sociotechnical perspectives on data work
- Data-oriented design, infrastructure, and theory
- Computational science (including computational social science and computational biology, as well as other computational scientific disciplines)
- Data science methods (from machine learning to human-computer interaction)

For a full description, visit https://sils.unc.edu/about/hr/open-data-sci-faculty

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Susan Sylvester at ssylvest@email.unc.edu.

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

Deadline: September 18 2017

https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1701071

Updated: July 22 2017

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

Candidates must hold a PhD in STS, history of science and technology, philosophy of science, or a related area by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have a demonstrated record of excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. They must provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by a record of sustained contributions and publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. The successful candidate will be expected to mount an innovative, competitive and independently funded research program.

Additionally, the successful candidate must demonstrate teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate program levels. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the statement of teaching philosophy and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will teach courses at the IHPST at the graduate and undergraduate level and will be expected to contribute to a research-intensive doctoral program. We especially seek candidates with a commitment to shaping the future of the field of STS, and whose research and teaching engage substantially historical or philosophical studies of science and technology.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please click on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier. All application materials should be submitted online by September 18, 2017.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the Institute via e-mail to search.ihpst@utoronto.ca by September 18, 2017. Reference letters should be signed and on letterhead.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

If you have questions about this position, please contact search.ihpst@utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world. For more information about the Institute, please visit http://hps.utoronto.ca/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons /persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes.

For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For further details and to apply online please visit https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1701071

Lecturers (Faculty Part-Time Salary Position) in Entrepreneurship/Business, University of Virginia

http://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=82254

Updated: July 12 2017

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) seeks candidates to teach undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship or business.

Candidates must have at least a Master's degree or prior experience in teaching at the college or university level. Five or more years of relevant professional experience may substitute.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0621270. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.

For additional information about the position, please contact W. Bernard Carlson, Professor and Chair, wc4p@virginia.edu.

This posting will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Lecturer (Faculty Wage Position), Department of Engineering and Society, University of Virginia

jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=82256

Updated: July 12 2017

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) seeks multiple candidates to teach undergraduate courses in one of the following areas: entrepreneurship, science and engineering policy, science and technology studies [STS], applied mathematics, or general engineering.

Candidates must have at least a Master's degree or prior experience in teaching at the college or university level. Five or more years of relevant professional experience may substitute.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0621271. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.

For additional information about the position, please contact W. Bernard Carlson, Professor and Chair, wc4p@virginia.edu.

This posting will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) seeks multiple candidates to teach undergraduate courses in one of the following areas: entrepreneurship, science and engineering policy, science and technology studies [STS], applied mathematics, or general engineering.

Assistant Professor, Science in Society Program, Wesleyan University

Deadline: October 15 2017

http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5929

Updated: June 15 2017

The Science in Society Program at Wesleyan University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor beginning July 2018, with substantive research and teaching interests in transnational studies of contemporary science, technologies, or medicine, and expertise in relevant empirical research methods. The Science in Society Program is an interdisciplinary program offering an undergraduate major in the history, philosophy and social studies of science, technology, and medicine, conjoined with coursework in a science. Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, relevant area studies, or other relevant academic discipline, in hand at time of appointment is required to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. within one year of hire. Applications received after October 15 may not receive full consideration. Please contact Jill Morawski (jmorawski@wesleyan.edu), Chair of the Science in Society Program, with any questions regarding the position or application process. 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 University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome 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, VP for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Officer, afarias@wesleyan.edu, 860-685-3927. Please submit electronically, to http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5929 the following: curriculum vitae, reprints, a statement of research plans, teaching interests, syllabi, teaching evaluations (if available), and email addresses for three recommenders. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we also invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.