Faculty Position in History of Modern Life Sciences

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The Department of the History of Science and Technology at The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in the history of the modern life sciences with the anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. The position is open to all areas of scholarship within the history of modern life sciences in the 18th- 21st centuries. 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- 21st centuries) along with a parallel graduate reading course that prepares students for qualifying exams. A Ph.D. is required, but we will accept applications from doctoral students expected to fulfill Ph. D degree requirements by September 1, 2020. The Department is committed to conducting a broad and inclusive search for a candidate who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a description of scholarly and teaching activity, and three letters of reference. All application material should be submitted online via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/65504. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

Inquiries may be sent to the search committee Chair, María M. Portuondo (mportuondo@jhu.edu).