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Assistant/Associate Professor of Technology Studies (Open Rank)

University of St. Gallen - Universität St.Gallen, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Technology Studies (Open Rank)
Job Location: St. Gallen
Switzerland
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Sciences and technology: other
Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-06-22
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description



Assistant/Associate Professor of Technology Studies (Open Rank)
University of St. Gallen - Universität St.Gallen


«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 8000 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 2300 employees with an attractive and innovative environment for research.

 

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, and politics.

Responsibilities include co-direction of the new "Technology" concentration in our Contextual Studies program (https://www.unisg.ch/en/studium/darumhsg/kontextstudium /kontextstudium)

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.
ally welcome applications from women.

Job Requirements

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.

Information and Application Process Instructions

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: berufungen@unisg.ch.

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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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of St. Gallen - Universität St.Gallen and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com or www.academiccareers.ch or www.universityjobs.ch

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Professor Ulrich Schmid, Head of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Professor Ulrich Schmid, Head of the Search Committee
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