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Message posted on 26/04/2019

Associate Professor of Digital Sociology (75%) - University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Dear all,


The University of St Gallen seeks to appoint an Associate Professor of Digital
Sociology within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) from
February 1, 2020.

The successful candidate will be a qualitative social researcher. She or he
will investigate the theories, methodologies and practices involved in the
interaction between digital technologies and society and assess their
political and ethical implications. Possible research areas include the
workplace, networks and communities, social relationships, intimacy and the
self.

Candidates will be committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching and
will cooperate with colleagues in the SHSS and in the Universitys main
disciplines. The languages of instruction are German and English.

Applicants must have a PhD, first-rate publications, and outstanding
university teaching experience. The teaching requirement in the Contextual
Studies program
(https://www.unisg.ch/en/studium/darumhsg/kontextstudium) is 6 hours a week (approximately 2
courses) per semester.

The University of St Gallen is an equal opportunity employer. We specifically
encourage women to apply, as well as applicants with backgrounds that are
underrepresented among our current senior faculty.

To discuss the position informally, please contact Professor Yvette Snchez,
Head of the Search Committee:
Yvette.sanchez@unisg.ch / Tel.: +41 71 224 25
66.

Candidates should submit their applications electronically, including a
letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of degrees, and
teaching evaluations via the website:
http://direktlink.prospective.ch/?view=4b3003a6-ac84-44db-a3e8-f5bd908c483d.
The deadline for applications is May 20, 2019.

Many thanks for forwarding this message to colleagues who may be interested to
apply!


All the best,

Tanja


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Tanja Schneider, PhD
Senior lecturer in Sociology
Institute of
Sociology (SfS-HSG) | University of St.Gallen
Mller-Friedberg Str. 8| CH-9000 St.Gallen
Telephone +41 (0)71 224 29 29
Twitter @taschn

Research Associate
Institute for Science, Innovation and
Society (InSIS)
University of Oxford

Publications

Latest article: Brenninkmeijer, J., Schneider, T. and Woolgar, S. (2019)
Witness and silence in neuromarketing: Managing the gap between science and
its application. Science, Technology & Human Values, Published online first,
https://doi.org/10.1177/0162243919829222.
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