Open Position Announcement at Department of Technology and
Society SUNY Korea
The Department of Technology and Society (DTS) is a transdisciplinary department of
Stony Brook University and the SUNY Korea department is an extension of the Stony
Brook University program, offering the same curriculum and degrees Research and
teaching is focused on 4 Smarts: Smart Communities, Smart Development, Smart
Education, and Smart Ethics. The department combines engineering with the
humanities and liberal arts and faces the societal and environmental challenges of
advanced and emerging countries. The DTS at SUNY Korea pursues smart
development in depth with a major focus on information and communications
technology (ICT) for sustainable development.
We welcome applications for both tenure track and non-tenure track positions by
individuals with demonstrated teaching and research interests in the field of science and
technology studies (STS), communication research, economics and other social science
disciplines. Individuals who are open to research and teaching collaboration with other
departments and disciplines (such as computer science and mechanical engineering)
are welcome to apply. Those with research and teaching interests in the following areas
are encouraged to apply.
- Smart communities and smart development including ICT for development
- Technology management, including economics, and entrepreneurship
- Engineering management including system engineering for information systems and
next generation networks
- Ethics of engineered systems and design, including robotics, big data and autonomous
- Holistic engineering education and educational technology
- Design thinking and game design
***For tenure-track and other professorial appointments, the Ph.D. is required.
Applicants should submit the following:
• A cover letter outlining research and teaching interests.
• A curriculum vitae.
• A published article, paper or other example of their written work.
• Short descriptions of courses that they have taught.
• Candidates applying at the assistant professor level should arrange for three letters of
reference to be submitted separately
Applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Candidates will be interviewed by a faculty search committee, either in person or by
video conference, prior to any hiring decisions.
Gerald M. Stokes, Department Chair, Professor, Ph.D. University of Chicago: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Climate change science, mitigation, impacts and adaptation; Smart grid; Carbon capture and utilization; Energy technology strategies
James F. Larson, Leading Professor, Ph.D. Stanford University: Communication.
Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D); Korea’s ICT-led Development; Global Marketing; New Media and Public Policy; Television and Media in the Olympics.
Young Geun Lee, Leading Professor, Ph.D. Architectural Engineering / Construction. Technology of Architectural Engineering, Urban Planning, Airport Planning.
Anthony Pennings, DTS Undergraduate Program Director, Professor, Ph.D. University of Hawaii: Political Economy and Policy. Creative Economies, Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D), Financial Technologies and Media, Digital Money and Ledger Technologies, Geopolitical Risk, Remote Sensing, Climate Financing.
Jin-sang Lee, Professor, Ph.D. University of Strathclyde, Economic Development. International Development and Cooperation, African Economic Development, Economies of Developing Countries, Science and Technology, Education and Development.
Johng-Ihl Lee, Professor, Ph.D. University of Cincinnati: Economics.
Econometric Modeling; Project Level Evaluation; Vocational Retraining Systems; Intellectual Property (IP); IPR; IP strategy; International R&D Program.
Mark D. Whitaker, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison: Sociology. Information Society; Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D); Science and Technology Studies; Comparative Historical Methods; World Regional Cultural Variations; Environmental Sociology; Consumption as Strategically Implemented; Comparative Conditions of Successful/Failed Sustainability Programs; Comparative Development.
Suzana Brown, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder: Telecommunication. Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D); ICT Entrepreneurship; Mobile Health and Education; Data for Development
Jang Ik Lee, Research Professor, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley: Educational Policy and Management. Educational service management, Entrepreneurship, Educational Technology Management.
Joseph S. Cabuay, Associate Research Professor, Master Of International Affairs (M.I.A.). Columbia University, A.B.D., Northeastern University; Organizational Leadership, Strategic Marketing, Strategic Sales Management, Strategic Communications, Executive Training & Development, International Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Science & Technology Policy, Emergency/Crisis Management, Sustainable Development & Technology Policy.
Chan Koh, Adjunct Professor, Ph.D. Seoul National University: Economics, Ph.D. Kyung Hee University: Electronic Engineering, Technology Management & Policy; M.I.S.; Big Data Analysis; Machine Learning; Computer Graphics; Software Engineering; Game Engine Architecture.
Chang In Shin, Adjunct Professor, Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University: Communication Arts and Sciences. International Negotiation; Cross-Cultural Communication; International Conflict Resolution Specializing in Intercultural Conflict Negotiation; Cultural Diversity Management; International/Global Communication; International Business Negotiation.
Patrick Rose, Adjunct Professor, Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Auburn University: Discourse Analysis, Influence of Technology on Subjectivity, Human Performance Technology, Workplace Learning, Organizational Culture, Social-Psychology, Educational Technology, Social Marketing, Survey Research, Sociology of Technology, Ethnographic Research Methods.