JOB – Lyman Briggs College

Lyman Briggs College—an undergraduate, residential science program grounded in the liberal arts at Michigan State University—invites applications for an instructor in history, philosophy, and/or sociology of science (HPS).  Please note that this position is contingent upon administrative approval.  The term of appointment will be the 2012-2013 academic year, with the possibility of renewal.  Candidates must be committed to undergraduate teaching, and should hold at least a Master’s degree with a specialization in the history, philosophy, and/or sociology of science or technology, including environmental ethics and philosophy.  The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses: two or three sections of our first-year Introduction to HPS course, and two or three upper-division HPS courses.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

This position is posted on the MSU Applicant Page (MAP), posting #5987.  Applications must be submitted through Michigan State University,, and should include a cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation.

Deadline to ensure consideration of applications is April 29, 2012, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Robert Pennock, or at Lyman Briggs College; 35 East Holmes Hall; Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI 48825-1107.  More details about this position, including the teaching portfolio required by all applicants, can be found at