[SIGCIS-Members] History of Computing position at RPI

Jeffrey Yost yostx003 at umn.edu
Mon Jun 5 13:55:48 PDT 2023

Dear Colleagues,

STS Prof. & Dept. Head Abby Kinchy asked if I would post this on the SIGCIS
listserv for her.  Her email is above (cc'd) and listed below for
questions.  Best, Jeff

Position announcement:

Job summary: The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS),
Department of Science and Technology Studies, at Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute in Troy, NY invites applications for a one year appointment as
Lecturer in the History of Computing. The successful candidate must hold a
Ph.D. in a related field and have research and teaching interests in
science, technology, and society; information technology and society; and
history. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses such as
IT and Society; History of Technology; and American History. The teaching
load is three four-credit courses per semester. The successful candidate
must hold a Ph.D. or foreign degree equivalent in science and technology
studies, history, or a related field that prepares them to teach the
aforementioned courses.

I would be grateful for any assistance you can provide in connecting people
with this position. Thank you very much!

For questions please contact Prof. & Dept. Head Abby Kinchy at
kincha at rpi.edu   Abby Kinchy, Professor and Department Head

Science and Technology Studies

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

*Jeffrey Yost, Ph.D.         *
Director, Charles Babbage Institute <http://www.cse.umn.edu/cbi>; Research
Professor, History Sci/Tech/Med

222 21st Avenue South, University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Engineering Impacts on Society*

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