Job posting: St. Thomas University

The Math & Science and Technology Studies (STS) Programme, St. Thomas University, invites applications for an entry-level, 10-month limited term appointment, at the rank of assistant professor, to begin August 1, 2010, pending budgetary approval.

Celebrating its centenary in 2010, St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution whose roots are in the faith and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. With an enrolment of 2,400, its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds three Canada Research Chairs.

The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in at least two of the following areas: sociological, philosophical, political, or policy aspects of science and technology, as well as competency in the history of science and technology. Area of research is open.

A PhD or imminent completion is required. Applicants are to submit a curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Jane Jenkins, Director, STS Programme, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB E3B 5G3.

Closing date: March 12, 2010, or when position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their files, including letters of reference, are complete by this date.

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. The university welcomes applications from all faiths and backgrounds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.