Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor in History

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology

Job Type: Visiting

Application Deadline: January 16, 2016


The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), in collaboration with the Research Division of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (The Huntington), invites applications for the annual Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor in History, where preference may be given to anapplicant whose interests lie in the history of science and technology. The appointment runs from a minimum of six months up to a full academic year (September 2016 – June2017) and includes a half-time teaching position (two ten-week undergraduate courses) at Caltech as well as a half-time research position at The Huntington. Interested candidates should have demonstrated superb teaching and research skills.  All applicants must currently hold a Ph.D. and a full-time tenured or tenure- track appointment at another university.

Please apply by sending a statement detailing the research you wish to carry out at The Huntington, a current curriculum vitae, a recent sample of writing, copies of teaching evaluations, and the three reference letters to searle@hss.caltech.edu or by mail to Chair, Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor Search, Division of the Humanities and SocialSciences, MC 101- 40, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125.

Applications will be accepted until January 16, 2016.

Caltech 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, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted: November 09, 2015