Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-STS-VISITING [#8940, WDR-10165]
Position Title: Visiting Position
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Science and Technology Studies
Starting Date:2017/08/16
Appl Deadline:2017/03/31 finished (posted 2017/02/23, listed until 2017/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Visiting Position in Science & Technology Studies

The Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a visiting position. We are particularly interested in applicants in the areas of environment, public health, and/or the life sciences. Specific teaching needs include one first-year writing seminar and one small undergraduate lecture course in “Science, Technology and Politics.” Other teaching possibilities include a senior seminar or another undergraduate course based on the individual’s interests. This position may be a visiting assistant professor, visiting senior lecturer, visiting lecturer, or postdoctoral associate. Title will be commensurate with experience. This appointment is for one-year with a possibility for renewal for an additional year but contingent upon availability, satisfactory performance and funding.

A Masters is required; Ph.D. is preferred in science & technology studies or a closely related field, such as anthropology, history or sociology of science, technology, or medicine. The successful candidate should also have demonstrated teaching ability.

Review of applications will begin on March 13, 2017; applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, a sample of written work, and one paragraph descriptions of two or three courses.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
303D Morrill Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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