ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR-HOLTZ CENTER FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY STUDIES
Job posting number: #7075635
Posted: March 3, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY:
The Associate Director is the administrative program manager for the Holtz Center, a 20-year old interdisciplinary center that seeks to build a thriving community for research, teaching, and outreach related to science and technology studies. In addition to day-to-day administration of ongoing programs, the Associate Director will contribute to the Center's teaching mission by teaching one STS course per year, and will support the Faculty Director and Steering Committee in identifying new areas for growth and advancement.
The Associate Director is expected to stay up-to-date with developments in the field of Science and Technology Studies as part of their teaching and programmatic responsibilities.
The ideal candidate holds a doctoral degree in STS or a related field and has experience in academic program management. Strong preference will be given to those interested in building local and regional infrastructure for STS research, teaching, and outreach over the long term.
List of Duties
INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
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DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
Doctorate required; in Science Technology Studies or a related field preferred.
MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
1 or more years experience teaching Science Technology Studies-related courses at the graduate or undergraduate level
1 or more years of Administrative experience or strong indications of administrative capacity in a higher education setting
The Holtz Center welcomes applicants from groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose teaching, advising, and public outreach work will contribute to equitable conditions for learning, discussion, and scholarship.