JOB: Teaching Fellow in STS (part-time) Jan-April 2016

STS seeks to hire a Teaching Fellow in Science and Technology Studies,
primarily to cover one term of teaching in research methods in social
The advertisement is here:
The closing date is 15 October 2015

The top lines of the advertisement are here:

Science & Technology Studies at UCL is an inter-disciplinary department
active in teaching and research in the history, philosophy and social
studies of science, together with science policy and science
communication. The department seeks to appoint a part time Teaching Fellow
to cover a short term teaching need in the 2015-16 session, specifically
January 2016- April 2016.

The post involves teaching two specific modules, plus supporting teaching
in other elements of the department, such as one -off lectures in
postgraduate workshops. This appointment will be pro-rated:one module
normally is contracted at 0.2FTE; two modules are normally contracted at

The modules assigned to this fellowship are:

HPSC1007 Investigating Science and Society (this is a year one module
focusing on research methods in the social sciences)

HPSC2017B STS in practice (this is a project- based module in which
students creates action oriented interventions grounding in STS frameworks)
Applicants may apply for one or both modules; preference may be given to a
suitable candidate who can deliver both modules.

Key Requirements
The successful applicant(s) must hold a PhD in an appropriate subject
area, or otherwise show significant professional  development in the area
of subject to be taught. They are expected to have an integrated approach
to science and technology studies and to be capable of teaching
undergraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds. The primary
criteria for appointment to the post are evidence of teaching excellence
in the area of appointment.

Sent by
Professor Joe Cain
Head of Department
UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies
University College London | Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | UK | <>
| 0207 679 3041 | @profjoecain