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Assistant Professor, Center for Science, Technology & Society & Global Studies & Modern Languages

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 3, 2018
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Drexel University was founded in Philadelphia in 1891 to provide educational opportunities for women and men of all backgrounds. Now, as a comprehensive research university with over 26,000 students across its 15 colleges and schools, Drexel’s strength in co-operative education, experiential learning, and translational research provides its students and faculty with excellent opportunities for career success. Known for innovation and dramatic growth, Drexel has earned top rankings from U.S. News & World Report, appearing among its Top 100 National Universities for the past seven years and on its Best Colleges list for the past 11 years.


Job Overview:

Assistant Professor, Center for Science, Technology and Society and Global Studies & Modern Languages Department, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. to  Teach undergraduate and graduate courses and perform research related to Anthropology within the Center for Science, Technology & Society and the Global Studies & Modern Languages Department



Ph.D., or foreign equivalent, in Anthropology, or related discipline, plus experience investigating the social and political dimensions of information technologies or digital infrastructures.


Essential Functions:

Investigate the social and political dimensions of information technologies and/or digital infrastructures, especially as those relate to uneven distributions of power. Maintain active quality research and publish scholarly work in referred academic journals of outstanding quality, thereby contributing to the University’s research mission.


Supplementary Posting Information:

Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 9 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic.  Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation.

To apply for this position, please apply online at:   or visit and search for Assistant Professor. The requisition number is Requisition 8917.

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