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

Deadline: July 12 2017

Updated: June 26 2017

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

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

A position in Science and Technology Studies. Applicants may have a background in Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, Social Psychology, or any other relevant field that examines the social impacts of science and technology.

Starting Date: September 1, 2017

The University Lecturer position at NJIT is a full-time non-tenure track position with the primary responsibility of teaching four courses (12 hours) or the equivalent each semester. One-year renewable contract. The primary teaching responsibility will be to teach the introductory course in the STS program, STS 201 Understanding Technological Society. Other core courses—including an introductory course on quantitative research methods in the social sciences—and electives in the STS program may be available based on the needs of the program. The lecturer reports to the Chair of Humanities.  

Requirements: a Master’s Degree in a relevant field; Ph.D. preferred. Minimum of one year teaching experience at college or university level. Publication record a plus. An ability to teach quantitative research methods is strongly preferred.

Salary will be based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Lecturer salaries at NJIT begin at 50K plus benefits for a ten-month contract. Summer work may be available for additional compensation.

Required application documents: cover letter and CV with the names of at least three references.

Applications will be accepted until July 12, 2017.

Application documents should be sent via e-mail to:

NJIT Job web site: []
The job position is # 265041 and the posting # is 0603976

Professor Eric Katz, Chair, Department of Humanities []

NJIT is an equal opportunity employer.