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History of Pre-Modern or Early Modern Science or Medicine Tenure Track

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Title History of Pre-Modern or Early Modern Science or Medicine Tenure Track
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area History of Science
Position Description

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of pre-modern or early modern science or medicine. A Ph.D. is required by the expected start date. The Department is especially interested in candidates who show exceptional promise as scholars, teachers, and mentors, and can offer broad courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that will complement those of the current faculty. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2016. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, an outline of present scholarly projects and future plans, a statement of teaching experience and approach, a writing sample, and the names and contact details of three persons who will write letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted directly to the Harvard academic positions site at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/6420.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Application deadline is November 16, 2015.

Please contact Deborah Valdovinos at valdovin@fas.harvard.edu with any questions.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in related field before July 1, 2016.

Additional Qualifications

The Department is especially interested in candidates who show exceptional promise as scholars, teachers, and mentors, and can offer broad courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that will complement those of the current faculty.

Special Instructions

Applications should include the following:

1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Brief outline of present scholarly projects and future plans (Research Statement).
4) A statement of teaching experience and approach (Teaching Statement).
5) Up to two samples of recent scholarly work (Publication).
6) Names and current email addresses of 3 persons who will write letters of recommendation, upon request from the department.

Contact Information

Deborah Valdovinos
Faculty Search Coordinator

Contact Email valdovin@fas.harvard.edu
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 4

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Publication
Optional Documents
  1. Publication 2
  2. Course Evaluation
  3. Sample Syllabus