Lecturers on the History of Science

Harvard University

Job Type: Fixed-Term

Application Deadline: March 27, 2020

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks applications for three temporary lecturers on the history of science. Specific areas of teaching are (1) the history of race and medicine (2) the history of modern life sciences/biotechnology (3) the history of technology. The position(s) may be held part-time or full-time depending on the area of specialization and the curricular requirements of the department.

The position is for one year with a start date of July 1, 2020 and an end date of June 30, 2021.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in history of science or closely related field is required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications: Evidence of excellence in teaching is desired.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal. Candidates are encouraged to apply by March 27, 2020; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

1.  Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Brief abstracts of possible courses at the undergraduate level
4. Names and email contact information of three recommenders (we will contact your recommenders via Interfolio. The application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information:

Ellen Guarente

1 Oxford Street, Science Center 371, Cambridge, MA 02138

Posted: March 17, 2020