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Teaching Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies

(Non-Tenure Stream)

Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology is seeking candidates for a full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable faculty appointment as Teaching Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies (STS) with an emphasis in computing and/or computation , beginning in fall 2022. Candidates should have a PhD (or be ABD) in a field affiliated with or closely related to Science and Technology Studies, including the History, Anthropology, Sociology, or Philosophy of Science and/or Technology. They will also have a track record of prior research and scholarly expertise in issues relating to Computers and Society (broadly construed).

The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate course on “Computers and Society,” whose primary enrollees are Computer Science majors, as their main teaching duties. Other courses may be assigned according to the individual’s background and expertise. The successful candidate will also possess experience teaching STS-related courses at the undergraduate level, with preference given to candidates whose work makes connections between technical aspects of computing technologies and their social outcomes.

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students. 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, research statement, and the names and contact information for three references. Please combine all materials into a single document (MSWord or PDF) for submission. Review of applications will begin on January 3rd, 2022 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

For more information please contact Dr. Alex Wellerstein at [email protected] .


College of Arts and Letters

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EEO Statement:
Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

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