Full-time Professor- Science, Technology, and Society

Bilkent University

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Application Deadline: May 30, 2014


Full-time instructors are sought to teach the course Science, Technology, and Society, and possibly other related courses in the Faculty of Engineering at Bilkent University in Ankara. The course is required of all engineering majors and is taken by over 500 students each year. It covers a breadth of topics such as: ethics in engineering, history and philosophy of science and technology, political positions and science and technology issues, science and religion, energy, ecology, population, health and technology, intellectual property, technological disasters, responsibilities of scientists and engineers, technology and the democratic process, historical and contemporary critical attitudes towards technology; information technology and its consequences: work, the structure of organizations and society, economics, security, privacy, reliability, and social control, effects on human psychology and social relationships.

Prospective instructors should be prepared to cover and review such subjects at a level suitable for a breadth course. Candidates with different backgrounds will be considered. A degree in engineering is highly desirable.

Bilkent University is among the top 100 universities in 2013, worldwide, for engineering and technology, according to Times Higher Education rankings. The medium of instruction is English.

Each application should include a resume and the names and addresses of three or more individuals who will provide letters of recommendation.

Please send all nominations and applications to:
Professor Levent Onural, Dean of Engineering
Bilkent University
Bilkent, Ankara TR-06800, Turkey
Email: onural@bilkent.edu.tr

Information about the university and the Faculty of Engineering and Bilkent University can be found at http://mf.bilkent.edu.tr/ and http://www.bilkent.edu.tr .

Posted: March 24, 2014