Tenure-track, Assistant Professor position - Cornell University
Cornell University: Historical Analyses of Data and Society
The Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University
seeks an outstanding scholar for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor
position in Science & Technology Studies, with specialization in
Historical Analyses of Data and Society. We are particularly interested
in scholars engaged in counter- histories and studies of communities
involving under-represented minorities and communities beyond North
America and Western Europe. Foci may include (but are not limited to):
The epistemic foundations of data science, artificial intelligence,
and/or information technology
The legacies of bias, inequality, and/or racial discrimination in
The political economy of information science and technology
The social making and deployment of disciplines such as operations
research, managerial and/or business science
The production, perception, and politics of narratives about
algorithms, automation, and/or artificial intelligence.
Applications of information systems in national security,
healthcare, environment and/or the welfare state.
Alternative histories of information and data science in the Global
South and/or underrepresented communities in the Global North.
The evolution of expertise and authority in data-driven science,
technology, and/or medicine.
(De-)colonizing domains of information science and/or technology.
Subversive technological adaptations, interventions, and/or
resistance by marginalized groups.
The role(s) of information science and technology in the emergence
of new threats, vulnerabilities, and risks.
A PhD in science and technology studies (STS) or a closely related field
is required. The successful candidate will have an active research
program in STS, be expected to play an important role in both graduate
and undergraduate programs in the department, and be expected to offer
courses of interest to Cornell undergraduate and graduate students. Pay
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