Limited-Term Appointment in Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Published: Friday, Feb 15, 2013

The Science and Technology Studies (STS) Programme, St. Thomas University, invites applications for a limited-term appointment (August 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015), at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 1, 2013, pending budgetary approval.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution whose roots are in the faith and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. With a full-time enrolment of 2,500, 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 four Canada Research Chairs.

A PhD or imminent completion in science studies or sociology of science and/or technology is required. The preferred candidate will have a record of teaching excellence and a publication record in sociological or policy/political aspects of science and technology. Area of research in STS is open. Applicants are to submit a curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, and 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: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 or when position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received 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.