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Keck Postdoctoral Fellow

Apply now Job Number: 954
Position Status: Faculty, Full-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: College of Arts and Sciences, Faculty


Position Title & Department:

Keck Postdoctoral Fellow, College of Arts and Sciences, Humanities Center
Posting #


Department Description:

The College or Arts and Sciences and USD Humanities Center promote academic excellence with small class sizes, seminar-style teaching, faculty-student collaboration, close mentoring, and dynamic interdisciplinary programming.

Detailed Description:

The College of Arts and Sciences and the USD Humanities Center invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral fellow to begin September 2019. We seek recent PhDs with research interests at the intersection of science, technology, arts, and the humanities. Candidates with areas of expertise that include but are not limited to the history of technology, philosophy of science, artificial intelligence, robotic ethics, digital humanities, science/technology and society, and public policy and science/technology studies are invited to apply.

The successful candidate will be interested in teaching and helping to build a program in Science and Technology Studies/Critical Technology Studies in the USD Humanities Center. A commitment to teaching a broad range of courses is important, with prior teaching experience at the college/university level required. Candidates will also engage with programming and operations in the Humanities Center. The position is for two years and Candidates who have not yet had a tenure-track faculty position will have priority.  Those with expertise in methodologies used by the disciplines in the humanities will be preferred. 

Job Requirements:

PhD Required at time of appointment.

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits. Appointment includes a competitive salary, benefits package, and travel funds for conference participation. 

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers.  Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.  USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions:
Click Apply Now to completed the online application.  Your application should include the following materials:   
  • Letter delineating professional and teaching interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Syllabus of a course you would like to teach at the University of San Diego
  • Contact information for three recommenders
Contact: Brian Clack, clack@sandiego.edu
If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu
Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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