Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the History of Modern Science and Technology in East Asia

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: October 21, 2016

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of modern (twentieth century forward) science and technology in East Asia. A Ph.D. is required by the expected start date. The Department is especially interested in candidates who show exceptional promise as scholars, teachers, and mentors, and can offer broad courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that will complement those of the current faculty. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, an outline of present scholarly projects and future plans, a statement of teaching experience and approach, a writing sample, and the names and contact details of three persons who will write letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted directly to the Harvard academic positions site at

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

Application deadline is October 21, 2016.

Please contact Emily Bowman at ebowman@fas.harvard.edu with any questions.

Posted: September 12, 2016