Tenure Track Assistant Professor- History of Science and/or Medicine


Job Type: Tenure Track

Application Deadline: October 15, 2013

MIT’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor. The area of study is the history of science and/or medicine with a focus on the modern period. Graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising are expected. Interest in establishing scholarly connections at MIT beyond the STS Program is desirable.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D by the start of employment. The offer is contingent upon completion of the degree by the start date of employment. Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. The appointment is anticipated to begin in academic year 2014-2015.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women and members of minority groups.

Applications consisting of a cover letter, current curriculum vita, statement describing current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted via the Academic Jobs Online website. Please, no hard copy submissions.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2013. The process will continue until the position is filled.

Application Material Required:

Submit the following items online at this website:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Research Statement
Teaching Statement
Three References (no actual letters, just names and email addresses)

And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:

(617) 253-4062

77 Massachusetts Ave, E51-163
Cambridge, MA 02139

Posted: September 12, 2013