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College of the Holy Cross (USA:MA) - Early Modern History of Science, Medicine, and/or Environment[]

  • full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2023 in Early Modern History of Science, Medicine and/or Environment (no later than 1800) with a focus on transregional exchange and interactions.
  • Applicants may have a focus in any geographic region, but we particularly welcome specializations in the trans-Mediterranean, trans-Asian, or Indian Ocean Worlds
  • Teaching Load: 2/3 with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. the successful candidate should be willing and able to offer historical surveys in the histories of science, medicine, and/or environment, participate in teaching our historical methods curriculum, and potentially contribute courses of regional/topical specialization. Our expectations would be that these classes would add to various of our department’s global themes, including Knowledge and Belief
  • Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation.Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/112033.
  • Review begins: 16 Sept. 2022 Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place between October 11-14, 2022. We will conduct these preliminary interviews by Zoom.
  • [24 Oct] - any news?
  • [1 Nov] Zoom interviews happened the week of October 11-14.
  • [28 Nov] campus visits

De Montfort University of Leicester (UK:Eng) - photographic w/pref. medicine, non-TT[]

Harvard University (USA:MA) - non-TT[]

NB: it is unclear how/if this post relates to the advert for a tenure track position in modern life science

  • one-year lectureship in the history of science, medicine and/or technology - The position is for one year with a start date of July 1, 2023, and an end date of June 30, 2024
  • Candidates will be expected to teach a mix of lecture and discussion-based undergraduate courses, and to be an active presence in the department community. The field of focus is open, and the position will be full-time. Strong preference for candidates with a previous successful track record in developing compelling undergraduate curricula.
  • Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu)...1 Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Brief abstracts of possible courses at the undergraduate level. Names and contact information of 3 referees. The committee will ask for letters on behalf of short-listed candidates. 1 Cover letter; 2. Curriculum Vitae; 3. Brief abstracts of possible courses at the undergraduate level; 4. Names and contact information of 3 referees. The committee will ask for letters on behalf of short-listed candidates.
  • For full consideration: 8 May 2023 although applications will be reviewed until position filled.

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (CHN) - Science & Tech[]

  • tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in History of Science and Technology.
  • Geographic area and chronological period of specialization are open.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate is expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and contribute to the foundational Common Core Course, Critical Thinking and Data Lit
  • Applicants should either have or will have a PhD degree by August 2023 from a reputable university.
  • Applications should be sent via Interfolio together with (i) a cover letter, including a brief statement of research and teaching; (ii) full CV; (iii) two writing samples of chapter/article length work, all in PDF format; and (iv) record of teaching performance and/ or outlines of two proposed undergraduate courses. Three reference letters should be submitted via Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/114002 ) as the preferred method, or directly sent to hissearch@ust.hk
  • Review begins: 7 Nov. 2022
  • Anybody heard anything from them?

Ohio State University (USA:OH) - STS (2 positions)[]

  • 2 tenure-track STS positions in Department of Comparative Studies
  • Interested in interdisciplinary scholars "whose research and teaching engage the intersections of race, science, and technology" and "who incorporate approaches and theoretical insights from multiple fields of study, including critical race theory, public health, disability studies, data justice, history and philosophy of science and medicine, and others."
  • One position in "Race, Science, and Technology Studies": https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22413
  • One position in "Race and Health Equity": https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22412
  • Review begins: 14 Oct. 2022
  • Campus visit request

Purdue University (USA:ID) - history of AI[]

  • tenure-track, assistant professorship in the History of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Ph.D. in history, history of science, or science & technology studies required.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the History of AI, broadly defined to include its social, cultural, intellectual, political, legal, military, economic, or transnational aspects, and will contribute to the intellectual life of the department.
  • Applications must include the following items uploaded into Success Factors, the Purdue system for job applications, in this order and as one PDF document: 1) cover letter, with a discussion of teaching philosophy and research agenda; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) the names of three referees (no letters please); and, 4) a writing sample of no more than 25 pages (which may be a dissertation chapter, article, or book chapter). Questions about the position should be directed to Michael G. Smith, chair of the search committee, at mgsmith@purdue.edu.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2022
    • Does anyone know what's going on with these searches?
    • 17 Feb.: I’ve heard nothing either directly or through the grapevine, also curious!

Purdue University (USA:ID) - history of cybersecurity[]

  • tenure-track, assistant professorship in the History of Cybersecurity.
  • Ph.D. in history, history of science, or science & technology studies required.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the History of Cybersecurity, broadly defined to include its social, cultural, political, legal, military, national-security, economic, business, or transnational aspects, and will contribute to the intellectual life of the department
  • Applications must include the following items uploaded into Success Factors, the Purdue system for job applications, in this order and as one PDF document: 1) cover letter, with a discussion of teaching philosophy and research agenda; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) the names of three referees (no letters please); and, 4) a writing sample of no more than 25 pages (which may be a dissertation chapter, article, or book chapter). Questions about the position should be directed to Michael G. Smith, chair of the search committee, at mgsmith@purdue.edu.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2022
  • Zoom interviews week of 12/4
  • Any updates on campus visits?

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA:NY) - Science and Technology Studies[]

  • 3 tenure or tenure-track positions focused on science policy, sociology of public health and medicine, and racial justice in STS
  • "We seek applicants with strong vision for racial justice in Science and Technology Studies who will contribute to the STS Department’s broader commitments to racial justice, socially engaged STS and design of alternative futures. STS features a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary researchers from anthropology, history, sociology, political science and theory, and media studies."
  • PhD in Science and Technology Studies or related discipline
  • Successful candidates will develop and maintain an interdisciplinary program of funded research and contribute to the core graduate and undergraduate teaching mission of STS
  • Review begins 15 December 2022

Seoul National University (KOR) - STS[]

  • full-time tenure-track faculty appointment in the field of Science and Technology Studies, broadly construed, beginning March 2023.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a broad and robust research agenda as well as a commitment to excel in teaching and mentoring a wide range of students. We are especially seeking candidates who can cross the disciplinary boundaries between Arts, Science, and Engineering, including fields such as History and Philosophy of Science and Technology; Science, Technology, and Society; Science and Gender, Ethics, Law, and Governance, etc. The ability to interact and advise students with various academic interests and backgrounds and the capacity to work together with colleagues from different fields is essential
  • Candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand at the point of application.
  • Korean is the primary language of instruction at SNU.
  • Applicants must submit all material, including a cover letter, academic publications, etc, electronically via https://facultyrecruitment.snu.ac.kr and two sample syallbi via email to choieun@snu.ac.kr
  • Deadline: 5pm 20 Oct 2022

Union College (USA: NY) - History of Technology and/or Medicine in Global South[]

  • Tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of the History of Technology and/or Medicine in the Global South, with a preference for expertise in South Asian history.
  • Time period is open. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of, or demonstrated potential for, successful research and publication. This position will begin in Fall 2023.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent preparation to teach courses in the history of technology and/or medicine, including courses that reflect the candidate’s geographic and chronological area(s) of specialization, which will contribute to the Science, Technology, and Society program, the relevant area studies program (Africana Studies, Asian Studies, or Latin American and Caribbean Studies), and possibly the Environmental Science, Policy, and Engineering program.
  • To ensure applications receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by 1 Dec. 2022.
  • Please upload a cover letter, a CV, a 20-30 page sample of scholarly work, teaching evaluations, and other relevant teaching materials to http://jobs.union.edu.
  • The cover letter should describe how the applicant’s research, teaching, and service could support the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Please provide names and contact information for three references when you complete the online application. An email will be sent automatically requesting that the references upload their letter of recommendation to our system.
  • 16 Dec: Rejection received

University at Buffalo, State University of New York (USA:NY) - History of Health, Disability, and/or Science in Africa[]

  • open-rank, tenure-line faculty position in the History of Health, Disability, and/or Science in Africa.
  • All regional specializations and time periods will be considered
  • We seek a colleague who will help anchor a growing interdisciplinary research focus in Global Health, Disability, Science, and Gender at UB, formally identified as an area of expansion and investment by university leadership. This search is part of a cluster of hires, with the History Department focusing on the intersection of Health, Disability, and/or Science. The successful candidate will join a collegial and energetic department that is already home to active programs in Disability Studies and the medical humanities, as well as faculty focused on the histories of gender, race, and empire. We aim to deepen departmental expertise in decolonial epistemologies; gendered health disparities; Indigenous knowledges and practices; biomedicine and pharmacopeia within south-south exchanges and migrations; lived experiences of poverty, disability, and displacement; and the subaltern politics and social contexts of science.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Review begins: 14 Feb. 2023 (**“applications accepted until position is filled**)
    • 24 March: Received an email saying that the search was suspended but would likely be re-opened early in the 2023-24 academic year and I was invited to re-apply then.

University at Buffalo, State University of New York (USA:NY) - History of Health, Disability, and/or Science, South Asian expertise preferred[]

  • associate or full professor, tenure-line faculty position in the History of Health, Disability, and/or Science. Regional expertise expected in Asia or Latin America, with a preference for South Asia.
  • Specialty may be in any time period
  • We seek a colleague who will help anchor a growing interdisciplinary research focus in Global Health, Disability, Science, and Gender at UB, formally identified as an area of expansion and investment by the university leadership. This search is part of a cluster of hires, with the History Department focusing on the intersection of Health, Disability, and/or Science. The successful candidate will join a collegial and energetic department that is already home to active programs in Disability Studies and the medical humanities, as well as faculty focused on the histories of gender, race, and empire. We aim to deepen departmental expertise in decolonial epistemologies; gendered health disparities; Indigenous knowledges and practices; biomedicine and pharmacopeia within south-south exchanges and migrations; lived experiences of poverty, disability, and displacement; and the subaltern politics and social contexts of science.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Review begins: 14 Feb. 2023 (**applications accepted until position is filled**)

University of California, Berkeley (USA:CA) - Academic Specialist Historian of Science, Technology, and Medicine Oral History Center[]

  • Academic Specialist Historian of Science, Technology, and Medicine Oral History Center, Bancroft Library
  • The Oral History Center (OHC) of The Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley seeks to hire a scholar to fill the position of academic specialist in recent U.S. history, with expertise in at least one of the following fields: the history of science, medicine, technology, and engineering in academic, business, and policy contexts. The academic specialist conceives of, develops, and manages oral history projects; writes proposals; raises funds through grant writing and donor engagement; conducts interviews; participates in and coordinates educational initiatives, and engages in public outreach activities and interpretive work, such as creating podcasts. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to serious research and believe in the value of institutional oral history and publicly engaged scholarship. While the focus of the work is in the above mentioned field, the candidate should be versatile enough to interview people in a wide range of areas as needed. Although some interviewing will likely be conducted remotely, the bulk of the work will be performed in-person in the San Francisco Bay Area. The position requires occasional travel outside of the Bay Area.
  • For full consideration: 7 Feb. 2023 with a hard final deadline of 15 Jan 2024

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng)[]

  • [Peter] Lipton Lectureship, a permanent Assistant Professorship (with opportunity for promotion). The position is offered in the History of Recent (post-1945) Science, Technology, and Medicine, to start on 1 October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • By ‘recent’, we generally refer to the period following 1945, with the understanding that periodization varies by historical specialty. The Department welcomes applications from scholars across the full range of specializations, including those whose work considers the diverse range of contexts outside Europe and North America, as well as Indigenous knowledge traditions across the world.
  • Responsibilities will include contributing to all aspects of undergraduate and graduate teaching, assessing graduate applications and student funding applications, supervising, examining, leading research activities in the history of recent science, technology, and/or medicine, and various administrative duties for the Department
  • Deadline: 27 Nov. 2023
    • intend to long/short list in early Dec & interview in Mid-Jan 2023
    • Rejection sent out (Dec 7, 2022)

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - 2 posts in STS[]

  • Lecturer (Science and Technology Studies), two posts, one with a specific focus on Responsible Research and Innovation
  • You will undertake teaching with a focus on the interdisciplinary fields of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and Innovation Studies, with a commitment to the provision of academic student support across the social sciences, the natural/physical/life sciences and engineering. You will have a research profile, in both experience to date and in future potential, at the forefront of the area of activity. You will contribute to the development of the Science Technology and Innovation Studies subject area as a focal point for the analysis of science, technology and innovation across the university and with external partners.
  • Deadline: 27 Jun. 2023

University of King's College (CAN) - Globalised[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor, Globalised Modern Science, Technology, and Medicine, to begin 1 Jul. 2023
  • Candidates must have a PhD or be ABD. The focus for the appointment is “globalised modern science, technology and medicine” with an emphasis on decolonization and the interface of “non-Western” and “Western” knowledge.
  • The University of King’s College is a small teaching-intensive liberal arts university. Thus, while the successful candidate will be expected to engage actively in research and scholarship, demonstrated teaching excellence and a willingness to take on administrative duties at the program and faculty levels are essential. For more information on the History of Science and Technology Program, please visit: https://ukings.ca/area-of-study/history-of-science-and-technology/; for more information on the Foundation Year Program: https://ukings.ca/area-of-study/foundation-year-program/
  • A complete application must include: a cover letter (directly addressing the scope of the appointment and the EDI initiatives outlined above); a curriculum vitae; a brief teaching dossier (including a teaching statement and relevant teaching evaluations); three letters of reference (sent directly by referees); a statement of current and future research projects/interests; one sample of scholarly work relevant to the specializations outlined above. Electronic applications are preferred and strongly encouraged. Applications should be addressed to Dr. Kyle Fraser, Director of the History of Science and Technology Program. They can be sent via email to kyle.fraser@ukings.ca, with subject line “HOST-FYP Tenure Track Application” or through post to: Dr. Kyle Fraser, Director, HOST, The University of King’s College, 6350 Coburg Road, Halifax, NS B3H 2A1
  • Deadline: 1 Dec. 2022
  • notification of long list - Jan 27

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - Global History and the History of Medicine, Non-TT[]

  • 12 month Departmental Lecturer in Global History and the History of Medicine, The post is fixed term until 30th September 2024 and is tenable from 1st October 2023
  • You will have research interests in the history of medicine as well as imperial and global history with some knowledge or interest in the history of war, and will also have a willingness to teach across a broad range of subjects which will include the History of Science, Medicine and Technology, as well as Global and Imperial History.
  • You will hold a completed doctorate in a relevant field, or evidence that a doctorate is close to completion, and possess an aptitude for teaching, the ability to enthuse and inspire students and some experience of contributing to courses on the history of medicine as well as imperial and global history. Some knowledge or interest in the history of war, and the ability to use technological innovations to improve teaching and research. is desirable. You will be able to inspire and enthuse students and draw on your own research to inform and enrich your teaching
  • Deadline: noon 8 Jun. 2023

University of Melbourne (AUS) - Hist/Phil Sci + Tech[]

  • Lecturer in History & Philosophy of Science - Science & Technology
  • The Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science- Science and Technology will contribute to teaching at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level and undertake research in line with their appointment level. They may also supervise postgraduate research students or projects and be involved in research training
  • Deadline: 9 Nov. 2022

Ursinus College (USA:PA) - World History with pref. for hist STM[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor in World History, with expertise in the history of science and medicine highly desirable. Regional expertise will be in either Latin America (excluding North America), Africa, the Indian Ocean, or South Asia. It is not defined by period.
  • See full posting, link above at World/Global/Transnational_History_Jobs_2022-23

Yale University (USA:CT) - non-TT[]

  • Non-tenure track lecturer with a three-year appointment.
  • PhD in hand in any area of the history of science, medicine, technology, or public health.
  • Teaching load 2/2 and one additional course-equivalent of departmental service or advising seniors working on self-designed research projects
  • To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, two sample syllabi, and two letters of recommendation online to http://apply.interfolio.com/121283
  • Review begins: 27 Mar. 2023 and continues until position filled.

Medicine[]

Johns Hopkins University (USA:MD) - modern[]

  • Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) in History of Medicine
  • The Department seeks to hire a historian of health and modern medicine in geographical or thematic areas not covered by existing Department faculty. We especially welcome candidates whose work includes a transnational or global dimension, who demonstrate innovative methodologies of historical research, who engage with the technological and material aspects of medical knowledge and practice, and who think in an integrated way about the history of science, technology and medicine and their place on both medical and arts & sciences campuses.
  • Applicants must have defended a Ph.D. by July 1, 2024.
  • Applicants should submit through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/125130) a letter of application, C.V., statement of research interests, a sample syllabus, a chapter-length writing sample, and names and contact information for three references.
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2023 with requests for references by 1 Oct 2023

any word?

Sam Houston State University (USA:TX) pref. early modern[]

  • tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine, to begin Fall 2023
  • Research period and geographic specialization are open. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to a promising research agenda. The department especially welcomes candidates whose work maps onto one of the thematic tracks organizing the department’s M.A. program: (1) Rights & Identity; (2) War & Violence; and (3) Encounters & Exchanges.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 Teaching responsibilities include upper-division and graduate courses in the History of Medicine, as well as the World History survey. We are especially interested in candidates who can develop topical courses concerning earlier periods in the history of medicine (prior to the 17th century). Online teaching experience is a plus.
  • We strongly prefer candidates with a Ph.D. in History, but candidates holding the doctoral degree in a related discipline may be considered. The Ph.D. is required prior to appointment. ABD candidates may apply; however, the Ph.D. must be completed before the start of the appointment
  • To apply, upload to the site https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/32753: a letter of application, addressed to Dr. David Mayes, Chair of the History of Medicine Search Committee; a curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts of all post-secondary education will be required of all finalists prior to on-campus interviews); a diversity and inclusion statement, specifically addressing your qualifications and strategy for engaging all students at SHSU; a writing sample of chapter length; a sample syllabus for an upper division undergraduate course in the History of Medicine; and three letters of recommendation. Upload the syllabus as a single file to the Teaching Portfolio link. If a candidate has not completed the doctorate, one letter must be from the candidate’s advisor, addressing the state of the dissertation and anticipated defense date.
  • Review begins: 28 Nov. 2022 and continues until position filled.
  • [12 Dec - x3 ] Invitation for Zoom interview.
  • campus invitation

University of California, Los Angeles (USA:CA)[]

  • Tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the history of medicine.
  • The chronological and geographical range are open but we especially welcome candidates whose work includes a transnational or global dimension, who are interested in the technological and material aspects of medical practice, broadly construed, and who think in an integrated way about the history of science, technology and medicine and their place in a history department.
  • All candidates must have completed their PhD in history or related field no later than June 30, 2023.
  • All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07754 to upload their information for this position.Documents should include a letter of application; curriculum vitae; writing sample; statements of teaching and research; and three letters of recommendation. A statement addressing the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also required.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2023
  • [6 Dec] Has anyone heard anything?
  • [11 Dec] Received Zoom interview invite
  • Campus visits have been scheduled

University of Houston, Honors College (USA:TX) - Medical Humanities/History of Medicine[]

  • non-tenure track, promotion eligible Instructional Assistant Professor, position begins fall 2023
  • "disciplinary expertise is open" though listed as "medical humanities/history of medicine"
  • teach small honors sections of "Readings in Medicine and Society"
  • upper-level seminars that contribute to the "Medicine and Society" interdisciplinary minor
  • part of job is to direct the Medicine and Society minor
  • must hold PhD in relevant field
  • to apply: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/37338316/instructional-assistant-professor-medical-humanities-historian-of-medicine-fac002709-/
  • review begins December 15, 2022

University of Notre Dame (USA:IN) - post-1800[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern (post-1800) History of Medicine
  • All subspecialties in any geographical area are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be expected to participate in the intellectual life of and contribute to the curriculum of the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation at: https://apply.interfolio.com/109593
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2022
    • [10 Oct.] Request for writing samples
    • [5 Nov] does anyone know if they have scheduled first round interviews yet?
    • [6 Nov] Zoom interviews have been scheduled
    • [11 Nov] Zoom interviews finished. Any word on campus visits?
    • [22 nov] Still no word. Assuming visits have been scheduled, but would be nice to know
    • [28 nov] campus visits have been scheduled

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (USA: NY) - Health Humanities and Medical History / Anthropology[]

  • Tenure-track Associate or Full Professor Position
  • The candidate will have a PhD in one of the humanities or social science disciplines.  We are particularly interested in a faculty member with a PhD in history or anthropology.
  • Candidates must have an excellent record of scholarship. For those in the social sciences, qualitative and/or quantitative research skills and history of grant funding preferred but not required. They will spend at least 40% of their time on scholarship.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach at least one course in a master’s program, with preference focused on a course related to the history of the body in science and medicine, or social justice and the body in science and medicine, or a course that offers a critical examination of diverse bodies in social/cultural contexts that reflects the candidate’s own academic training and interests. The candidate will be expected to mentor several masters students in their capstone projects. They will also be expected to teach in the medical school and to mentor medical students in the Health Humanities and Bioethics Pathways.
  • Experience in an academic health center preferred.
  • We especially welcome faculty who bring an equity lens to their teaching and who demonstrate a strong record of collaboration in scholarship and research.
  • Please submit a cover letter with CV.
  • Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #241921 at http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (USA:TX) — Bioethics and Health Humanities[]

  • tenure-track position, open rank
  • Department of Bioethics and Health Humanities is committed to moral inquiry, scholarship, teaching, and professional service in medicine, health care, and public health. The mission of SPPH is leading innovative public health education, translational research, and evidence-informed practice and policy through authentic collaborations in the Gulf Coast region, Texas, and the world. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty group with training in ethics, humanities, and social sciences. The faculty engage in research, clinical and community service, and the teaching of graduate students and medical and other health professions trainees. The IBHH also offers an ethics consultation service in the university’s health system. The Institute of Bioethics and Health Humanities houses the nation’s only Ph.D. program in Medical Humanities
  • Deadline: no stated deadline
    • [11 dec] first-round zoom interviews done
    • [12 Jan] Campus visits

University of Warwick (UK:Eng) - non-TT[]

  • Teaching Fellow in the History of Medicine for a fixed-term period of 12 months commencing on 1 September 2023.
  • You will teach the following modules: HI176 “Mind, Body and Society: The History of Medicine and Health” And (depending on experience) contribute to one or more of: HI113 “Europe in the Making, 1450-1800” HI153 “Making of the Modern World” HI2E1/HI2E2 “Historiography”, MA in the History of Medicine. You will also supervise final-year dissertations.
  • All applications must be accompanied by a CV and a covering letter. Writing samples might be requested from candidates at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application.
  • Deadline: 16 Apr. 2023

Science[]

Harvard University (USA:MA) - Modern Life Sciences [open rank][]

  • Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in History of the Modern Life Sciences, to begin 1 Jul. 2023
  • Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in History of Science, History, Science Studies, or related disciplines required by the time the appointment begins.
  • Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and advising is desirable.
  • Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/11515). Cover letter; Curriculum Vitae; Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices, draft syllabi may be included); Research statement (describing the dissertation and provisional plans for the next project); Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas; Names and contact information of 3 referees. The committee will ask for letters on behalf of long-listed candidates; Writing sample or copies of publications.
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2022
    • 3 nov: rejection email [x2]
    • 4 Nov: rejection email
    • 11 Nov: campus visits scheduled



Johns Hopkins University (USA:ML) - Pre-modern, open rank[]

  • tenure-track or tenured faculty position (open rank) in the history of pre-modern science (antiquity to ca. 1700) focusing on the European area, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023
  • A Ph.D. is required, but we will accept applications from doctoral students expected to fulfill Ph.D. degree requirements by July 1, 2023.
  • Teaching: The position involves teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as the supervision of graduate students in our Ph.D. program. Candidates must be able to teach one or both of our core undergraduate survey courses in the history of pre-modern science (“Antiquity to Renaissance” and/or “Scientific Revolution”) along with the parallel graduate seminars that prepare Ph.D. students for qualifying exams.
  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a description of scholarly and teaching activity, and three letters of reference for application at the assistant professor level; letters of reference are not required from applicants at the rank of associate professor with tenure and are optional for the rank of full professor. All application materials should be submitted online via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/113970.
  • Review begins: 7 Nov. 2022
  • [6 Dec] Any news? x2
  • [17 Dec] request for additional materials
  • [19 Dec] rejection; email specifies "over 50 applicants." Fwiw I applied at the rank of full professor.

Purdue University (USA:ID) - Genomics[]

  • tenure-track, assistant professorship in the History of Genomics.
  • Ph.D in history, history of science, or science and technology studies is required.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the History of Genomics, broadly defined to include its social, cultural, political, legal, military, economic, or transnational aspects, and will contribute to the intellectual life of the department.
  • Applications must include the following items uploaded into Success Factors, the Purdue system for job applications, in this order and as one PDF document: 1) cover letter, with a discussion of teaching philosophy and research agenda; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion; 4) the names of three referees (no letters please); and, 5) a writing sample of no more than 25 pages (which may be a dissertation chapter, article, or book chapter). Questions about the position should be directed to Melinda Zook, chair of the search committee, at mzook@purdue.edu.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2022
    • [Dec 3] There have been Zoom interviews
    • [Dec 16] campus visit invites have gone out

Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegan (NDL) - Modern Physics[]

  • Tenured Assistant Professor of the History of Modern Physics
  • You should be well versed in the history of science, especially in the context of modern theories of physics, such as quantum theory, general relativity, and/or statistical mechanics. You should be willing to contribute to both the general research programme of CHPS, which studies philosophy and science as historically intertwined fields, and to the specific themes of Professor Landsman's project.
  • You will be expected to teach courses at the Bachelor's and Master's levels, varying from Bachelor's courses in the History of Science and in Philosophy to Master's courses on topics related to your research, which should, however, also be accessible to philosophy students without a mathematical or physical background. You supervise students writing their Bachelor's or Master's theses.
  • Deadline: 13 Mar. 2023

Technische Universitat Dresden (DEU) - [non-tt] History of Botany & Horticulture[]

  • Junior Professorship (W1) for History of Botany and Horticulture, starting as soon as possible
  • for an initial period of four years ...After a positive interim evaluation, the employment will be extended to a total of six years.
  • We particularly value your willingness to work in an interdisciplinary manner and high motivation to work on the development of botany and horticulture, with a focus on the 19th to the beginning of the 20th century in the Dresden area. Special attention can be given to the horticultural society FLORA, the Natural History Society ISIS, the role of the Botanical Garden and its first director H.G.L. Reichenbach, up to the era of Friedrich Tobler in the 1930s.
  • Please submit your application including a CV in tabular form, a description of your scientific career, a list of publications and previous teaching activities including the results of the teaching evaluation (preferably of the last three years) as well as a certified copy of the certificate of the highest academic degree preferably in electronic form as a single PDF document via the SecureMail Portal of TU Dresden, https://securemail.tu-dresden.de to dekanat.biologie@tu-dresden.de or TU Dresden, Fakultät Biologie, Dekan, Herrn Prof. Thorsten Mascher, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies).
  • Deadline: 14 Oct. 2022

University of St. Gallen (CHE)[]

  • Associate Professor of the History of Science (100% with tenure), to begin 1 Aug. 2023
  • The SHSS is seeking to appoint a candidate whose research and teaching are oriented towards the 20th and 21st centuries. “Science” is to be understood in the comprehensive sense of “Wissenschaften”. The postholder may focus on any area of science, broadly construed, including the medical, social, economic, environmental, engineering and computational sciences. We are also interested in candidates whose work considers the tension between science, technology, society and economy, as evident, for instance, in digitisation, in the resistance to science, in the climate movement, in the start-up scene or in the consulting industry.
  • Requirements: The postholder must have completed an excellent doctoral dissertation and habilitation thesis (or provide evidence of an equivalent academic achievement). We also expect an outstanding track record in research and teaching.
  • Teaching Load: 8 hours/week
  • The University’s official language is German. The postholder is expected to acquire a passive understanding of German within two years of their appointment.
  • Applications should include a cover letter and the usual supporting documents (CV, list of publications, teaching evaluations, teaching and research statement, but no copies of publications and references). They should be submitted online via http://www.unisg.ch/professorships
  • Deadline: 15 Aug. 2022
  • intend to interview in calendar week 43
  • This looks like a mid-career search, no?

University of Toronto (CAN) - Mathematics[]

  • full-time tenure stream position in the area of History of Mathematics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023
  • We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing and emerging departmental strengths. Areas of special interest to the Institute are (i) histories of race, gender, and identity; ii) non-Western histories of science and technology; and iii) histories of computing, information, artificial intelligence, and/or data science.
  • Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in history of mathematics or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching.
  • Applicants must submit a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; a recent writing sample; and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations. Sample course material should include: a) syllabi of any relevant courses previously taught (as instructor or teaching assistant); and b) 2-3 brief descriptions (maximum 150 words) of proposed new courses the candidate would like to design.
  • Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1‐2 page statement on equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): familiarity with research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.
  • Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Edward Jones-Imhotep, Chair, History of Mathematics Search Committee at search.ihpst@utoronto.ca.
  • Deadline (including for reference letters): 31 Oct. 2022

Technology[]

Nanyang Technological University (SGP)[]

  • Full or Associate Professor in History (Technology)
  • The region and time period of specialisation are open. To complement our programme’s existing strengths, we especially seek applicants with interdisciplinary strengths in the history of technology, environmental studies, cultural history, history of knowledge, information sciences, and digital humanities. Applicants whose teaching and research have transnational and global dimensions are particularly welcome. Candidates should possess a background and a distinguished track record of publications in the History of Technology or Technology Studies.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and citation report) through the NTU Career portal https://ntu.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/NTU-Main-Campus-Singapore/Associate-Full-Professor_R00013488
  • Deadline: 25 Jul. 2023

Stevens Institute of Technology (USA:NJ) - History/Sociology of Technology / Computing[]

  • Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in a Program on Science and Technology Studies.
  • "The ideal candidate will be a historian or sociologist of technology whose research and teaching centers on topics in the history of computing or information technology."
  • Candidates must hold a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in a field relevant to Science & Technology Studies including, but not limited to, History of Science and/or Technology; Sociology of Science and/or Technology; and Science, Technology, and Society.
  • Preferred candidates will have a historical specialization and proven track record of historical research. Qualitative sociologists with historical dimensions to their research are also encouraged to apply. The candidate must be capable of teaching undergraduate survey courses on the History of Science and/or Technology, as well as an undergraduate course on the subject of “Computers and Society.”
  • Preference will also be given to candidates whose work embraces interdisciplinary themes, digital scholarship, and/or public outreach.
  • Stevens Institute of Technology is located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from Manhattan.
  • Candidates interested in applying should prepare an application that includes a letter of application, current C.V., a brief (2-page max) statement of research plans, a brief (2-page max) statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, and the names and contact information for three referees (letters will only be solicited before campus visits). Please combine all materials into a single PDF document for submission. Apply through the Stevens HR website.
  • Please feel free to contact search chair Alex Wellerstein with any questions.
  • Review begins 9 Jan. 2023 and continues until the position is filled.
    • [Jan 30] Any news?
    • [Feb 24] Any news on campus visits
    • Offer made and accepted

Stevens Institute of Technology (USA:NJ) - History/Sociology of Technology / Computing/STS (Lectureship)[]

  • Full-time, non-tenure-track, one-year (renewable) Lecturer position in a Program on Science and Technology Studies.
  • This is a SEPARATE search from the TT job posting above. A Lecturer here is a full-time with benefits, NTT renewable position on a one-year contract.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching multiple sections of HSS 371 Computers & Society and additional upper-level STS courses based on the candidate’s areas of expertise. Teaching load will be 4/4 (each section capped at 24 students, no graders). This position is renewable.
  • Candidates interested in applying should prepare an application that includes a letter of intent, current C.V., and the names and contact information for three referees. Please combine all materials into a single document (MSWord or PDF) for submission. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Apply through the HR website.
  • Job posted 24 April 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Ideally this search will conclude by June. Get in touch with Alex Wellerstein with any questions.

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - Philosophy of Tech[]

  • Lecturer/senior lecturer in philosophy of technology on a full, time open ended contract.
  • Candidates with suitable experience in teaching, research, and leadership will be considered for appointment at Senior Lecturer level.
  • Your skills and attributes for success: Extensive experience of original research in Philosophy, supported by a relevant qualification (normally a PhD or equivalent); A strong record of publication in high quality venues, relative to career stage; Evidence of recent, sustained and developing research that meets standards of international excellence; Evidence of experience in teaching, indicative of commitment to and potential for excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; Evidence of research and publication in philosophy that meets standards of world-leading excellence; A proven track record in teaching leadership and curriculum development, indicative of excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and in the development of new courses and/or programmes at postgraduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Deadline: 21 Nov. 2022
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