Michigan State University
| Job Summary: Lyman Briggs College (LBC), an undergraduate, residential, liberal arts, science program at Michigan State University, invites applications for visiting instructors for 2014-2015. We anticipate one to three full-time openings. Founded in 1967, LBC is a vibrant college at MSU focusing on the study of science and its impact on society. Bridging the two cultures, the LBC curriculum integrates natural sciences and mathematics courses with courses in the history, philosophy, and sociology of science, and faculty work closely with students in small classes. Faculty, staff, and students in LBC promote inclusion through a range of initiatives. The college, for example, hosts student groups like the Briggs Multi-Cultural Alliance and Women in Science. Briggs faculty, staff, and students have also won university awards for diversity and inclusion for their instruction and research. The successful candidate will teach five courses over the course of the academic year: two or three sections of our first-year introduction to history, philosophy and sociology of science (HPS) course and two or three upper-level HPS courses|
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must be committed to undergraduate teaching and should hold a MA/MS with a specialization in the history, philosophy, and/or sociology of science, technology, environment, or medicine. Interests in literature, public policy, the environment, history of science, and/or philosophy of technology would be especially welcomed.
Internal Number: 193_62091
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