Tenure-track Assistant Professor of the History of Science and/or Technology in the Modern Age

Ohio University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: November 7, 2014


The Department of History at Ohio University invites applications for a new full time, tenure track position in the history of science and/or technology in the modern age at the rank of Assistant Professor. Research interests should reflect the social, economic, ecological, or political context of scientific/technological development. The chosen candidate will offer courses in both the history of science and technology and in a traditional geographically-defined field. An ability to teach classes with a global and comparative perspective is preferred, but candidates specializing in all geographical fields are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will develop introductory and upper-level survey courses within his or her discipline, and participate in interdisciplinary courses at the introductory or advanced level in collaboration with colleagues from other disciplines, including the natural sciences. The successful candidate must also be able to teach and advise students in our MA and Ph.D. programs. We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment (August 15, 2015), a strong research agenda, and teaching experience.

Competitive. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a cover letter, CV, a short writing sample (uploaded as an “other” document), and sample syllabi.

For references, applicants will be required to key-in contact information for 3 reference providers who will receive an auto-generated email invitation to upload a recommendation using a provided unique link.

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other (See Special Instructions to Applicants for Details)
  4. Actual or proposed course syllabi

Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2014 and continue until position is filled. For full consideration, please apply by that date.

Posted: August 01, 2014