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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies
Stevens Institute of Technology

Date Posted Nov. 7, 2022
Title Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sciences - General

Job Description

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in the Science & Technology Studies program. The ideal candidate will be a historian or sociologist of technology whose research and teaching centers on topics in the history of computing or information technology. 


Candidates must hold a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in a field relevant to Science & Technology Studies including, but not limited to, History of Science and/or Technology; Sociology of Science and/or Technology; and Science, Technology, and Society. 


Preferred candidates will have a historical specialization and proven track record of historical research. Qualitative sociologists with historical dimensions to their research are also encouraged to apply. The candidate must be capable of teaching undergraduate survey courses on the History of Science and/or Technology, as well as an undergraduate course on the subject of “Computers and Society.”


Preference will also be given to candidates whose work embraces interdisciplinary themes, digital scholarship, and/or public outreach. 


The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies.  We encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.


Stevens Institute of Technology, founded in 1870, is located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Stevens students, faculty, and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research, and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems, and technology management. The College of Arts and Letters contributes to the mission of Stevens with programs that engage in research and creative activity at the intersection of science, technology, the arts, humanities, and social science in ways that benefit society.


Candidates interested in applying should prepare an application that includes a letter of application, current C.V., a brief (2-page max) statement of research plans, a brief (2-page max) statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, and the names and contact information for three referees. Please combine all materials into a single PDF document for submission. Review of applications will begin on January 9th, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. 


All applications must be submitted electronically through the HR website at:


For more information, please visit


Questions may be addressed to Search Chair Alex Wellerstein:




College of Arts and Letters


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In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.


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EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.


Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.



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