Lecturer on the History of Science



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Job description

School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area: History of Science

Position Description

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks applications for a one-year lectureship in the history of science, medicine and/or technology starting in the fall of 2023. 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.

The position is for one year with a start date of July 1, 2023, and an end date of June 30, 2024.

Keywords:* faculty, instructor

Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate in history of science or closely related field is required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching is desired.

How to apply

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Candidates are encouraged to apply by May 8, 2023; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. 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.

Contact Information

Ellen Guarente [email protected]

Contact Email: [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required: 3

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