Engineering studies position available at Lafayette College

By , August 23, 2010 12:59 am

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 management.  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 desirable.  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 http://es.lafayette.edu/

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