Arizona State University's School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS: sfis.asu.edu) seeks applications for a (tenured) associate or full professor in science, technology, innovation (STI) and racial justice. We are particularly interested in candidates who have an exceptional track record in scholarship, education, and engagement and who will work with a vibrant and diverse faculty to grow a program of work in this area with national and global recognition and impact.
We seek candidates who have a compelling vision of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) that aligns with the vision and mission of SFIS, the design aspirations of the New American University (newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/about/design-aspirations), and the ASU Charter (https://www.asu.edu/about/charter-mission-and-values). The successful candidate should have expertise in scholarship, mentoring, and/or community engagement in areas of science, technology, and innovation with a firm commitment to racial justice. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: digital justice, innovation and equity, just/diverse futures, equity and representation in STEM, racial justice in smart cities/communities; public interest technology/tech-for-good, intersectional STI, decolonial STI, engineering and technological design for equity and social justice, STI in the Southwest borderlands region, and STI and indigeneity.
The successful candidate will be expected to bring an interdisciplinary and inclusive perspective to their work. They will be expected to develop, grow, and lead an independently funded and collaborative research program; educate and mentor students; participate in professional and university service; engage with key stakeholders/communities; and demonstrate national and international leadership in their field. They will also be expected to contribute to and lead the development of curricular programs and other strategic initiatives within SFIS.