Position Advertisement

The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values of the University of Notre Dame is now accepting applications for a new position as Managing Director of the Center. The Center engages in interdisciplinary education, research, and outreach at the interface of science and technology with the humanities and social sciences. The Managing Director will help to administer the day-to-day operations of the Center, including its undergraduate minor in Science, Technology, and Values and its doctoral program in the History and Philosophy of Science. She or he will organize the participation of the Center in two major university-funded research projects and will help direct Center-initiated research and educational projects. The Managing Director will maintain and develop the Center’s relationships with other academic units and will maintain the Center’s web sites. She or he will help to devise and implement strategies to make the Center’s new electronic journal, the Reilly Center Reports, widely known among journalists, policy makers, educators, and other opinion leaders. Finally, the managing director will identify funding opportunities from both public and private sources and will take leadership in writing grants to further the Center’s programs. The position will eventually be funded primarily through grants. The successful candidate for this position will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, preferably science, engineering, history or philosophy of science, science and technology studies, or policy studies. She or he will have a successful record in writing grants, experience in managing similar or comparable programs, excellent organizational and communications skills, and will be sympathetic to the mission of the University of Notre Dame and its Catholic identity.

Please send a cover letter, cv, and three letters of recommendation to Gerald McKenny, Director, John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, 305 O’Shaughnessy Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Review of applications begins January 21, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Notre Dame is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that welcomes applications from women and members of under-represented groups.

Contact Person: Don Howard Department of Philosophy or Program in History and 100 Malloy Hall Philosophy of Science University of Notre Dame 309 O’Shaughnessy Notre Dame, Indiana 46556 University of Notre Dame 574-631-7547 (Office) Notre Dame, Indiana 46556 574-631-6471/7534 (Dept.) 574-631-5015 (Program) 574-631-0588 (Fax) 574-631-7418 (Fax) Email: <mailto:[email protected]> [email protected] <http://www.nd.edu/~hps> http://www.nd.edu/~hps <http://www.nd.edu/~dhoward1> http://www.nd.edu/~dhoward1