Monday, September 27, 2010

Asst Prof Position, STS, Cornell Univ


The Department of Science & Technology Studies (S&TS) at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the history of modern biology (including the biological sciences, biomedicine, and biotechnology). The position is scheduled to begin on July 1, 2011, and the successful applicant should have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree by that date.

The Cornell Department of Science & Technology Studies administers two undergraduate majors (Science & Technology Studies and Biology & Society), and it also has its own Ph.D. program. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on the history of 20th and 21st century science, and will be expected to take a leading role in the Biology & Society major. This individual will also be expected to contribute to and/or complement the S&TS department's established expertise in the social studies of modern biological science.

To apply for this position, please submit electronically a letter of application, CV, and copies of sample publications and/or dissertation chapters to Debbie Van Galder (, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Professor Michael Lynch, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Science & Technology Studies, 302 Rockefeller Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853. The deadline for applications is November 8, 2010.

Cornell is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.

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