Asst. or Assoc. Prof. of Sci. Comm., Stevens (FT, Hoboken, NJ)

Job Title
Assistant or Associate Professor of Science Communication, Stevens Institute of Technology

Full Time, Hoboken, NJ

Job Description
The College of Arts and Letters at STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY is seeking candidates for a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor for our new Major in Science Communication. The goal of the program is to provide broad training in writing for various media and audiences on the topics of health, the environment, technology, and other science-related topics. Candidates must possess experience as a practitioner of science communication with a distinguished record of publication in major media. Candidates must hold at least a Master’s Degree in Writing, Communication, or Journalism, and have experience teaching at the undergraduate level. Duties will include teaching courses that count toward a major in Science Communication as well as freshman writing courses. Additional responsibilities include advising students pursuing the Science Communication major, helping grow the program, including developing new courses, and assisting with recruiting majors.

Stevens Institute of Technology is located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the river from New York City. Founded in 1870, and, newly branded as “The Innovation University,” Stevens lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research. The University’s students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management. Stevens is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Stevens.

Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, sample of publications, and the names of three references. Deadline for submission: January 15, 2013; review of applications to begin immediately. Salary commensurate with experience. On-line applications required at

For more information, please e-mail John Horgan, Director, Center for Science Writings, Stevens Institute,

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