Faculty Position in Social Studies of Science, Technology & Medicine

Bar-Ilan University, Graduate Program in Science Technology & Society

Job type: tenure track

Application deadline: May 5, 2016


The Graduate Program in Science, Technology & Society at Bar Ilan University invites applications for a Lecturer/Professor in Science, Technology & Medicine Studies. We seek an outstanding scholar whose research considers science, technology and/or medicine from the mid-twentieth century forward, from a social science perspective. Responsibilities include a standard teaching load, advising and supervising students, participating in program colloquia, graduate study groups, and taking part in recruitment and admission decisions. Preference will be given to scholars with relevant disciplinary training in: STS/ST&MS, sociology, anthropology, political sciences, media studies, or communications.

The Graduate Program in Science, Technology & Society at Bar Ilan is home to fifty very talented, creative and motivated graduate students. It is housed in Bar Ian’s unique Unit for Interdisciplinary Studies.  The principle language of instruction is Hebrew, although it would be possible to teach in English for a transition period.

Preference will be given to candidates who combine a stellar record of academic research and publication with a strong commitment to mentoring students and participating in a vibrant and challenging intellectual community.

Applications will be considered, on a rolling basis, beginning on April 15, 2016, for a position that will open in September, 2017.   Application material should include: a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement describing your research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching ability (if such is available), at least one sample publication, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references. For further information, or to submit a dossier, please contact the program chair, Noah Efron at noahjefron@gmail.com

Posted: April 14, 2016