Cornell University, Science and Technology Studies

Position ID:Cornell-STS-VISLEC20SP [#14859, WDR-00020819]
Position Title: Visiting Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Science and Technology Studies / History of Science, Social Sciences, Technology
Appl Deadline:2019/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/27, finished 2020/04/06, listed until 2019/11/20)
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As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and booster or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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The Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer for the Spring 2020 semester. The successful candidate will teach two courses. The first is a foundation introductory course “What is Science” (STS 2011), which introduces some central ideas in the field of STS and is aimed at students from any background. The second course taught would be “Computing Cultures” (STS 3561), which critically examines how computing technology and society shape each other. A Masters degree is required; PhD is preferred in Science & Technology studies or a closely related field such as history or sociology of science, technology, or medicine. The successful candidate must also have demonstrated teaching ability. Applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Please submit a cover letter outlining your teaching interests , a curriculum vitae, and three references that speak to your teaching ability. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019; applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For more information, please contact the Department Chair, Prof. Bruce Lewenstein, at Cornell University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator, committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and members of under-represented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 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.

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. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

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Cornell University
Science & Technology Studies
303 Morrill Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4701