Adjunct Instructor - Science, Technology and Society

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ

ID: 7119203
Posted: December 30, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology seeks applications for an adjunct instructor to teach introductory courses in the field of science, technology, and society. Among the issues explored are the politics of science and technology, the social construction of technology, the creation of technoscientific knowledge, the role of race and gender in science and technology, and the challenges of expert knowledge in society.

Essential Functions:
Under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences the adjunct instructor will teach one or two courses per semester.

Prerequisite Qualifications:
- Candidates should have a Ph.D. or other advanced academic degree in science and technology studies, philosophy, sociology, political science, or closely related field.
- Key criteria for selection will include experience teaching university-level courses in science, and technology, and society.
- Applicants should be prepared to teach on a face-to-face basis.
- At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be exempted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Bargaining Unit:
AFT-UCAN

FLSA:
Non-Exempt
Part-Time

Special Instructions to Applicants:
- Application packages should include a letter outlining background and expertise and a curriculum vita.
- Questions can be directed to the Chair of the HSS Department, Maurie Cohen, at [email protected]
- Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.