Massachusetts Institute of Technology Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program in Science, Technology, and Society

Job type: tenure track

Application deadline: October 15, 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program in Science, Technology, and Society

MIT’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, at a rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. We seek an STS scholar with expertise in one or more of the following research areas: (1) science, technology, and society in Africa, Latin America, and/or Asia; (2) science, technology, and public policy and/or security. Graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising are expected. Interest in establishing scholarly connections at MIT beyond the STS Program is desirable.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D by the start of employment. The offer is contingent upon completion of the degree by the start date of employment. Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching.

The appointment is anticipated to begin in academic year 2016-2017.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women and members of minority groups.

Applications consisting of a cover letter, current curriculum vita, statement describing current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted via the Academic Jobs Online website at Please, no hard copy submissions.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2015. The process will continue until the position is filled.

Posted: September 22, 2015