Visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell University, Science and Technology Studies

The Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2022–2023 academic year. The successful candidate will teach three courses during the academic year. In the fall semester, the successful candidate will teach an upper-level Senior Seminar course of their choosing within the subject area of Biology & Society. In the Spring semester, the successful candidate would teach a lecture course “Ethics and the Environment” (STS/BSOC 2061), which explores economic, epistemological, political, and social issues connected to the environment. The second course taught would be another Senior Seminar within the subject area of Biology & Society.

A PhD degree is required in Science & Technology Studies or a closely related field such as anthropology; history; or sociology of the environment, medicine, science, or technology. The successful candidate must also have demonstrated teaching ability.
Applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online at the following link: Please submit a cover letter describing your research and outlining your teaching interests, a diversity statement, a curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, and the names of three references that speak to your teaching ability. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022; applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact the Department Chair, Prof. Suman Seth, at [email protected]. Information about our undergraduate majors is available here: and here:
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