Lecturer In Science And Technology Studies
University of Wisconsin Madison Department of L&S/Sociology/Sci & Tech
United States

Lecturer In Science And Technology Studies



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Work type:

Staff-Part Time







Position Summary:



Teach STS 201: Where Science Meets Society

Position Duties:



List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:



Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.


The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.


For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:



MA/MS required, Ph.D. in the Social Sciences preferred (e.g. Sociology, History of Science, Political Science, Philosophy, Environmental Science).

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:



Previous University/College level teaching experience preferred.

Additional Information:



There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of the course(s) listed on the PVL, or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.





Work Type:



Part Time: 33.3% - 33.4%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Terminal, 4 month appointment.

This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding




Minimum $41,298 ACADEMIC (9 months)

Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:



Applicants will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter, a document listing three references, and a brief outline of the course via the online application at jobs.wisc.edu. Questions about the position can be directed to: Lyn Macgregor at 608-263-2927 or lyn.macgregor@wisc.edu.


A complete application includes a cover letter, cv, two references knowledgeable about your teaching and/or your expertise as it relates to science and technology studies, and a brief outline of the course. This need not be a complete syllabus, but should give the hiring committee a sense of how you would organize the course and a sample of the topics you might cover.




Lyn Macgregor



Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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Employment Class:



Academic Staff-Terminal

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                The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/


Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.


The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).


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Applications Open:

Apr 25 2019 Central Daylight Time

Applications Close:

Jun 30 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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