Science & Technology Studies, Assistant Professor Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ


The College of Arts & Letters (CAL) at Stevens Institute of Technology seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for a program in Science, Technology and the Humanities (STH) beginning fall 2012. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a field relevant to Science & Technology Studies including, but not limited to, Sociology of Science; History and Philosophy of Science and Technology; Public Policy; Science, Technology and Society, etc. A record of research and scholarship is a must.


While the area of specialization for this position is open, strong preference will be given to candidates whose scholarly work engages emerging issues in areas such as energy and natural resources policy; information and communications policy for the digital age; sustainable global development; innovation policy for fields such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, etc. Most important, the successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work in a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment and a willingness to work collaboratively and collegially across the Institute. Duties include teaching six courses per academic year, academic advising, thesis supervision, student recruiting, and ongoing curricular development.


Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier private institution focusing on research and entrepreneurship at the frontiers of engineering, science, and technology. The Institute seeks to educate and inspire students to acquire the competencies needed to lead in scientific discovery and succeed in the creation, application, and management of technology in an effort to solve complex problems and to build new enterprises. The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens contributes to these efforts with its programs that engage in research at the intersection of science, technology, the arts, and humanities in ways that have a positive societal impact. Located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the river from New York City, Stevens provides unparalleled opportunities to bridge the worlds of technology, the humanities, and the arts.


Candidates interested in applying should prepare an application that includes a current C.V., cover letter, and the names of three referees and submit online at:


Preference will be given to applications received by March 15, 2012.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted electronically through the HR website.

Questions may be addressed to: STS Search Committee, College of Arts and Letters, Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, NJ 07030; or electronically to [email protected].  Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.