Rachel Jackson
Women's Studies

The Caroline Werner Gannett Professor of the Humanities:
Technology and the Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts at Rochester Institute of Technology invites nominations and applications for the Caroline Werner Gannett Professor of the Humanities, an endowed chair, to begin Fall, 2004.

The College of Liberal Arts is seeking an accomplished and enthusiastic scholar and teacher to lead the faculty within the College of Liberal Arts and across the Institute in considering issues of scientific and technological change. The Gannett Professor will establish and sustain a conversation of national significance regarding how the Liberal Arts disciplines can infuse - theoretically, practically and pedagogically - our understanding of and engagement with technology. As such, the Gannett Professor will have an opportunity to shape the future of Liberal Arts education at technological and other universities nationwide.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or its equivalent, a record of excellence in scholarship, and experience appropriate to the position as defined above. Responsibilities will include leading faculty in workshops, colloquia and conferences, with modest teaching duties. The appointment is tenurable at the Professor rank in the College of Liberal Arts; the disciplinary field is open; an ability to cross and bridge disciplinary boundaries is a requirement. Salary and conditions of appointment are competitive. Review of completed applications will begin on January 19, 2004. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send statement of interest, CV, and supporting documentation to: Timothy H. Engström, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, 92 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, New York 14623-5604. Send further inquiries to:thegsh@rit.edu

RIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer; both RIT and the College of Liberal Arts seek faculty with an ability to contribute in meaningful ways to our commitment to cultural diversity and pluralism.


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