Assistant Professor in the Science & Technology Studies-Stevens Institute of Technology

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: January 31, 2017


The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in the Science & Technology Studies program. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a field relevant to Science & Technology Studies including, but not limited to, History of Science and / or Technology; Sociology of Science; and Science, Technology, and Society. Candidates who focus on the social dimensions of science, technology, medicine, or the environment are encouraged to apply.

Preferred candidates will have a historical specialization and strong track record of historical research, and the candidate should be capable of teaching a course on the Scientific Revolution, as well as survey courses in the History of Science and / or Technology. Periodization is open so long as these teaching requirements are satisfied. Strong preference will also be given to candidates whose work embraces interdisciplinary themes and digital scholarship.

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies.  We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

Stevens Institute of Technology, founded in 1870, is located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Stevens students, faculty, and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research, and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems, and technology management. The College of Arts and Letters contributes to the mission of Stevens with programs that engage in research and creative activity at the intersection of science, technology, the arts, humanities, and social science in ways that benefit society.

Candidates interested in applying should prepare an application that includes a letter of intent, current C.V., statement of teaching philosophy and the names and contact information for three referees. Please combine all materials into a single document (MSWord or PDF) for submission. Review of applications will begin on January 10th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

All applications must be submitted electronically through the HR website at: https://www.stevens.edu/directory/division-human-resources/employment-opportunities

For more information about Stevens and the College of Arts and Letters, please visit https://www.stevens.edu/college-arts-and-letters.

Posted: January 09, 2017