Lafayette College: Science, Technology and Society tenure-track position

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 Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2010.

For more information please see the Engineering Studies website at