Open DTS Faculty Positions

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The Department of Technology and Society (DTS) is a multi-disciplinary department at SUNY Korea. It is an extension of the Stony Brook University (SBU) department of the same name, offering the same curriculum and degrees. The departments are part of the SBU College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The department has a blend of natural, engineering and social scientists all of whom are interested in the technological and societal challenges of advanced and emerging countries. We offer three degrees – a BS and MS in technological systems management and a PhD in Technology, Policy and Innovation. We are seeking up to three faculty to start in the Fall semester of 2020.

Research and teaching are focused on what are termed the 4 Smarts: Smart Education, Smart Development, Smart Communities and Smart Ethics. The DTS at SUNY Korea pursues smart development in depth with a major focus on information and communications technology (ICT) for sustainable development. Located in Songdo, Incheon, a new city, home to more than 15 international organizations such as a branch of the World Bank, several UN offices and the Green Growth Fund, the opportunities for collaboration are high. 

We welcome applications for both tenure track and non-tenure track positions. With this set of positions, we are seeking individuals with interests in energy and environment, particularly policy analysis as it relates to global environmental change and the sustainable development goals (SDG) as outlined by the UN. We also welcome applications from highly qualified individuals with interests in

  • Smart communities and smart development including ICT for development
  • Technology for disaster risk reduction
  • Technology management, including economics, and entrepreneurship
  • Engineering management including system engineering
  • Ethics of engineered systems and design, including robotics, big data and autonomous systems
  • Holistic engineering education and educational technology
  • Design thinking and game design

***For tenure-track and other professional appointments, a Ph.D. is required.

Applicants should submit the following:

  • A cover letter outlining research and teaching interests.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • 1-3 published articles, papers or other example of their written work.
  • Short descriptions of courses that they have taught.
  • Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted separately via email.

Applications should be submitted to

Candidates will be interviewed by a faculty search committee, either in person or by video conference, prior to any hiring decisions.

Open until filled

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