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Tenure-line Faculty - Open Rank - Science, Technology, and Society (STS) - Technoscience and Social


The Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Department at Colby College invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-line appointment in Science, Technology, and Society (STS), with particular teaching and research interests in Technoscience and Social Impact, starting in the fall of 2023. We seek an experienced scholar to help shape the future of STS at Colby, and to move into the role of department chair in the near future. We are especially interested in candidates working in sociology, anthropology, and/or ethics of technoscience, with a focus on understanding how to create more diverse and inclusive cultures and outcomes both in the fields of science and technology and in their application and social impact. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research and teaching interests include race, gender, disability, and technology; sociology of technology; algorithmic bias; or race, gender, or disability in the biological sciences. The standard teaching load is 4.5 courses per year. The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in or related to any area of STS.

Colby College is a liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. We seek candidates who, through their scholarship, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community. The STS Department at Colby offers both a major and a minor, with two minor tracks for students majoring in the natural or computational sciences or the social sciences and humanities. The department currently has approximately 75 combined majors and minors and draws on the teaching and expertise of faculty across all Divisions of the College.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, caste, national or ethnic origin, marital status, genetic information, political beliefs, veteran or military status, parental status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability unrelated to the job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law.

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