Tenure‐track position in the interdisciplinary Engineering Studies Program, Lafayette College

Science, Technology, and Society

Lafayette College is seeking an exceptional teacher/scholar with
expertise in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) for a tenure‐track
position in the interdisciplinary Engineering Studies Program. The
Program awards a Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering Studies. The
candidate’s teaching and scholarly interests and experience in
Science, Technology, and Society will broaden current faculty
expertise in engineering policy and engineering economics and
Relevant research areas that will complement the program’s existing
strengths in environmental issues and engineering management include,
but are not limited to: energy, gender, health, and
telecommunications. The successful candidate will teach the Program’s
Capstone Seminar in Engineering and Society; develop and teach
interdisciplinary courses that attract students from across campus as
well as in the major; work closely with students through independent
study and undergraduate research; and advise Engineering Studies
majors. Candidates must have at least one degree in engineering and be
committed to teaching and scholarship in one or more areas within STS.
The successful candidate will demonstrate that he or she is
committed to pedagogical excellence and scholarship in an exclusively
undergraduate, liberal arts environment; prior teaching experience is
Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one
that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of
its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community
share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a
learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought,
and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal
opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and
minorities. To apply, send a CV, letter of application that includes a
description of teaching and scholarly interests, and list of three
potential references to STSsearch@lafayette.edu. Review of
applications will begin on October 15, 2010.
For more information please see the Engineering Studies website at


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