Assistant Professor- History of Science, Medicine, Technology

Rhodes College

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Application Deadline: April 1, 2014


The Department of History at Rhodes College invites applications for a three-year assistant professor position in the history of science/medicine/technology beginning in August 2014. All geographical areas, periods, and subfields are welcome. Ph.D. required, full-time teaching experience and scholarly publications desirable. 3-3 teaching load. The successful candidate will teach survey courses, seminars in the his/her area of expertise, and contribute one course per year to the College’s interdisciplinary humanities program, the Search for Values in the Light of Western History and Religion (http://www.rhodes.edu/academics/9085.asp) We encourage applications from individuals whose interests go beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries.Annual professional travel funds are included, and faculty development funds are available on a competitive basis.

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity (http://www.rhodes.edu/collegehandbook/10309.asp) in the workforce.

Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation’s 20th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities (http://www.rhodes.edu/about/22775.asp).

Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu; only online applications will be accepted. A complete application is composed of a cover letter (which should include a statement of the candidate’s interest in teaching in a liberal arts college environment), current c.v., and three letters of recommendation. Review of completed applications will be begin on April 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Posted: March 19, 2014