Assistant/Associate Professor (f/m) of Technology Studies (Open Rank)
Published(60 days ago)
Deadline for applications(32 days left)
Universität St. GallenSt. Gallen (Schweiz)
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Technology
Studies (Open Rank)
The University of St.Gallen and its School of Humanities and Social Sciences are seeking candidates for
a professorship in the field of Technology Studies starting August 1th 2019.
The successful candidate is an excellent humanities and/or social science scholar whose research analyzes
and interprets contemporary technological developments. We are particularly interested in scholars
whose research focuses on digital technologies and their implications for economics, law, society,
Responsibilities include co-direction of the new "Technology" concentration in our Contextual Studies
The appointee must be committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching, and is expected to cooperate
with the University’s core fields. Languages of instruction are German and English.
Applicants must have a PhD, first-rate publications, and excellent university-level teaching experience in
a relevant field, such as Science and Technology Studies, philosophy of technology, sociology of technology,
history of technology. In case of an assistant professor hire, promotion to associate professor
level is possible upon review.The teaching load is 6 hours (assistant professor) or 8 hours (associate
professor) a week (roughly 2-4 courses) per semester.
The University of St.Gallen is an equal opportunity employer.We specifically encourage women and applicants
with backgrounds not well represented among our current senior faculty to apply.
To discuss the post informally, please contact Professor Ulrich Schmid,Head of the Search Committee:
Candidates should submit their applications, including a letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies
of degrees, and teaching evaluations, in electronic form to the President of the University of
St.Gallen, Professor Dr.Thomas Bieger (online via the website: https://www.unisg.ch/jobs). The deadline
for applications is September 20, 2018.
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