STS/IS Program Director AY (Tenure-Track)

California Polytechnic State University
Deadline: November 1, 2018 (Review Begin Date)

DIRECTOR, Science, Technology, and Society Program (Tenure Track, OPEN RANK, Associate/Full Professor Preferred) – The College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo invites applications for a full-time, academic-year tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor and Director of Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Program, beginning September 12, 2019. The position includes a strong expectation for teaching excellence, scholarly productivity and professional development, and service to the department, college, university, and community. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to lead the growth and operation of the STS minors and emerging interdisciplinary programs, including a possible Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) major and department, and other opportunities. The successful candidate should demonstrate leadership ability, a broad vision for the future of STS/IS in the College of Liberal Arts at Cal Poly, and the ability to effectively collaborate across disciplines. Applications are sought from any discipline represented by one of the college’s 15 tenure-line departments. Continue reading

Visiting scholar, Urban issues – 2018BAPFLWEF265

Deadline: November 4, 2018

The Urban Studies Institute (USI) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, conducts interdisciplinary research on urbanization and urban issues. It offers a platform for sociologists, historians, planners, engineers, geographers and transport economists, ecologists and health scientists, and cultural, communication and literary scholars who strongly invest in an integrated approach. Research at the institute includes issues related to sustainability and the urban environment, the urban metabolism and the relation between nature and urban infrastructure; the urban economy and the related issues of inequality and mobility; political participation, civil society, and solidarity; urban identities, citizenship and the representation of the city; and immigration, integration and mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion. The historical dimension is important for the integration of the different disciplines at the USI. Continue reading

Advanced Assistant / Associate Professor, Latin American and Latino/a Studies – Smith College

Advanced Assistant / Associate Professor, Latin American and Latino/a Studies
Smith College

The Latin American and Latino/a Studies Program at Smith College invites applications for a new tenured or tenure-track position to begin July 2019. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar with a track record of working critically with quantitative data and methodologies, whose research bridges the social and natural sciences. We welcome candidates from any relevant discipline who have a demonstrated research commitment to Latin America. Continue reading