Visiting Assistant Professor in History of Science and Technology and/or Science and Technology Studies

Carnegie Mellon University Department of History

Job type: visiting

Application deadline: January 31, 2016


The History Department at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in History of Science and Technology and/or Science and Technology Studies for the 2016-2017 academic year. We encourage applications from scholars who can provide social and cultural insight into fields that have a strong presence at Carnegie Mellon. The successful applicant will teach two courses per semester (four total), including at least one broad introduction to the history and/or social studies of science and technology. Applicants should have their Ph.D. in hand by June 30, 2016.

Term of appointment: August 1, 2016-July 31, 2017. Compensation: $50,000 plus benefits, and $2,500 summer research budget. This position may be renewable for up to one additional year pending departmental approval and availability of sufficient funding to do so.

Please send letter of application (including information about previous teaching experience); full CV; graduate transcript; a single writing sample the equivalent of 60 or fewer double-spaced manuscript pages; and three letters of reference to HST/STS Search Committee, Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University by email via the following address: historysearch@andrew.cmu.edu.All questions should be sent to this email address as well.

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Posted: October 13, 2015