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December 14th, 2016

Job Opportunity: Lecturer, Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia is seeking to hire a wage lecturer in STS.  Please post the below wage position announcement on your position announcement website.  Thanks!

Wage Lecturer Position

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/sts/) seeks candidates for a wage lecturer to assist in teaching the required first-year course, STS 1500, “Introduction to Science, Technology, and Society.” For the Spring 2017 semester, the theme of this course will be “Great Inventions that Changed the World,” and the course provides engineering students with instruction in writing. The successful candidate will team-teach the weekly workshops, grade the written assignments, and occasionally lecture.

Candidates should be completing their Ph.Ds in STS, the history of technology, or a related field, and should be well along in writing of their dissertations. We will consider candidates with recent Ph.Ds, but our preference is for predoctoral graduate students. The appointment will be made for the Spring 2017 semester with the possibility for renewal. The positions will begin January 10, 2017 in order for the successful candidate to have time for training and to participate in the preparation of the course.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0620028. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.

For additional information about the position, please contact W. Bernard Carlson, Professor and Chair, [email protected] virginia.edu.

This posting will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.