The Science in Society Program at Wesleyan University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor beginning in July 2022 with substantive research and teaching interests in social and cultural studies of science, technology and/or medicine/health sciences in the Global South. The Science in Society Program is an interdisciplinary program offering an undergraduate major in the history, philosophy, and social studies of science, technology, and health, conjoined with course work in natural science. A Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies, History of Medicine, Sociology, Anthropology, relevant area studies, or other relevant academic discipline or related field must be in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. within one year of hire. Wesleyan University is a highly selective liberal arts college with a two-course per semester teaching load and strong support for both research and teaching. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying out a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level.
To apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7839. Applications received after October 15 may not receive full consideration. Please contact Anthony Hatch ([email protected]), if you have questions about the application process. Please submit electronically a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and statement of current research, a statement of teaching interests, student evaluations (if available). You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups.
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