Science and Technology Studies Tenure Track Appointment

Faculty of Science, York University

Job type: tenure track

Application deadline: December 31, 2014


The Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS), Faculty of Science, York University invites applications for a tenure track appointment in Technology Studies at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence July 1, 2015.  The position will focus on contemporary issues related to technology, and will complement the Department’s existing strengths in history of science and technology. Areas of specialization may include: law and regulatory practices, political economy, sociology of technology, anthropology of technology, or cognate fields in STS.  Candidates must have a PhD in Science and Technology Studies, or in a related field, and should show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research and publication. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in STS, in addition to teaching in the Natural Science general education curriculum.  The candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is Dec. 31, 2014.  A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and three current letters of reference (at least one letter should address teaching) should be sent to: Chair, Science and Technology Studies Search Committee, 218 Norman Bethune College, York University
4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3, Email: stsadmin@yorku.ca

Posted: November 26, 2014