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Assistant Professor in Social Studies of Technology

///Assistant Professor in Social Studies of Technology

Assistant Professor in Social Studies of Technology

The School of Analytic Studies and Information Technology, Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies brings together the disciplines of Economics, Mathematics, Information Technology, Science and Technology Studies (Natural Science), and Philosophy in a way that respects their individual academic disciplines. At the same time, the School utilizes an integrated analytical and critical approach to teaching across all program areas. More information on the School and its programs is available at www.atkinson.yorku.ca/SASIT

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Science and Technology Studies, effective July 1, 2005. All positions at York University are subject to final budgetary approval.

The Science and Technology Studies program focuses on the history, philosophy and social studies of modern science and technology, and is responsible for teaching the Faculty’s Natural Science general education courses. The program is seeking a candidate with teaching and research strengths in the social studies of current or recent technology. Applicants must have a PhD in science and technology studies, or in a related field, such as the sociology, anthropology, policy, philosophy or history of science and technology, and should show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research and publication. The position may involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and research.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 15, 2004. York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three current letters of reference (at least one letter should address teaching), a writing sample and teaching evaluations should be sent to Dr. E. Hamm (contact details follow)

This posting also available at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs

Contact Info: Dr. E. Hamm, Program Coordinator STS, SASIT Room 2005 TEL Building York University 4700 Keele Street Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 E-mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.atkinson.yorku.ca/SASIT

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