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March 27th, 2017

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia

The Department of Engineering and Society (E&S) in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor to teach courses in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) beginning in August 2017. The responsibilities of the position will be to teach three STS courses per academic semester. The selected candidate will play an active role in the E&S Department as well as building connections to other departments in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and across the University. Salary is commensurate to experience.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in STS, history of technology, or a related field. We will consider candidates who will have defended their dissertation before August 2017. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence.

The University has policies and procedures outlining how faculty members in these positions are regularly evaluated and the process to receive multi-year contracts. These positions will benefit from an attractive level of job security and opportunities for professional development.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620583. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter outlining interests and approaches to teaching STS, a CV and contact information of three references.

Review of candidates will begin on April 23, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the department, please visit http://www.eands.virginia.edu. For additional information about the position, please contact W. Bernard Carlson, Professor and Chair, wc4p@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity /affirmative action employer committed to developing diversity in faculty and welcomes applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.