Assistant Professor, Science in Society Program

Middletown, Middlesex County
Aug 11, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Science in Society Program of Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT USA, seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor beginning July 2015, with research and teaching interests in the social or cultural aspects of health, disease, and health care, focused on the United States. Teaching responsibility includes survey course on social/cultural aspects of medicine and health. The Science in Society Program offers an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in the history, philosophy and social studies of science, technology, and medicine, taught by faculty from multiple disciplines. Ph.D. in a relevant academic discipline, in hand or near completion, is required at time of appointment. Affiliation with another program or department is negotiable. Please submit electronically, to a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement(s) of research and teaching interests, writing sample and the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Applications received after October 10, 2014 may not receive full consideration. Wesleyan University is a highly selective liberal arts college with a two-course per semester teaching load and strong support for both research and teaching. Wesleyan is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, 860-685-3927.