Tenure Track Assistant Professor- The History of Science in Non-Western Context

University of Pennsylvania

Job Type: Tenure Track

Application Deadline: October 15, 2013


The Department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with research interests in the history of science in non-western context. The successful candidate will participate in the department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching mission.

Interested candidates should apply at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/18 and submit a letter of application, CV, statement of research, writing sample, and the contact information for three individuals who will be asked by the University to submit a letter of recommendation. The Department will begin reviewing applications on October 15th, 2013. Applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.

The Department of History and Sociology of Science is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Females/Individuals with disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Posting Number: 1003

Affirmative Action Statement:

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

Required Documents:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Research Statement/Research Proposals

Posted: September 12, 2013