New York University: Dibner Chair in History and Philosophy of Technology and Science
New York University: NYU – Domestic: Tandon School of Engineering: Technology, Culture and Society
Dibner Chair in History and Philosophy of Technology and Science
Location: Brooklyn, NY
New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering invites nominations and applications for the Dibner Family Chair in History and Philosophy of Technology and Science. New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and the Tandon School of Engineering has the distinct history of having been known previously as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.
The Dibner Chair will be a tenured appointment at the appropriate rank in the Department of Technology, Culture and Society. Qualified candidates will be scholars of international repute with a distinguished record of research in the history and philosophy of technology and science.
Applicants should have an accomplished record of scholarship in the humanistic interpretation of technology and science, with interests in issues such as how science and engineering actually advance, how technological change broadly impacts society, and how technology and science can be viewed from various historical and philosophical perspectives within a predominantly technological environment.
Applicants should be willing to lead the development of a top-ranked program, be committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring and possess outstanding intellectual leadership within the University. The Tandon School of Engineering is building New York City’s leading technological institution in one of the premier locations for technological development in the United States.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current CV along with recent teaching evaluations, and three references. All application materials should be submitted electronically via https://apply.interfolio.com/49454
The deadline for applications is April 15, 2018.