Assistant Professor in the History of Technology

Johns Hopkins University in Maryland

Deadline October 15, 2014
Date Posted August 19, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

History: The History of Science and Technology Department at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the position of assistant professor in the history of technology, starting July 1, 2015. This is a tenure-track position. Ph.D. required, but we will accept applications from doctoral students. In the case of graduate student applicants, all requirements for the Ph.D. degree must be fulfilled by September 1, 2015. The position is open to all areas of scholarship within the history of modern technology in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. We are particularly interested in science-related technologies. Candidates should have a strong scholarly record and teaching experience, or show promise of excellence in both scholarship and teaching. The position involves undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as supervision of graduate students at M.A. and Ph.D. levels. Candidate must be able to teach our core undergraduate survey course in the history of modern science (18th-20th centuries), along with a parallel graduate reading course that prepares students for qualifying exams. The Department emphasizes comparative study of history of science and technology and has strengths both in early modern and modern history of science and technology. Applications should include a description of scholarly activity and teaching experience along with a curriculum vitae. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent by October 15, 2014. Apply online via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/25077 Inquiries about the position and the application process may be sent to the Department Chair, Professor Sharon Kingsland: sharon@jhu.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Johns Hopkins is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://apply.interfolio.com/25077