Faculty Position in History of Modern Life Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: October 15, 2019


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.

Qualifications

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.

Application Instructions

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 using the Apply Now feature. 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

Posted: July 22, 2019