Visiting Professor in History

The California Institute of Technology - Division of Humanities and Social Sciences; The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Research Division

Job type: visiting

Application deadline: January 9, 2015


The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), in collaboration with the Research Division of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (The Huntington), invites applications for the annual Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor in History, where preference may be given to an applicant whose interests lie in the history of science and technology. The appointment runs from a minimum of six months up to a full academic year (September 2015 – June 2016) and includes a half-time teaching position (two ten-week undergraduate courses) at Caltech as well as a half-time research position at The Huntington. Interested candidates should have demonstrated superb teaching and research skills. All applicants must currently hold a Ph.D. and a full-time tenured or tenure-track appointment at another university.

Please apply by sending a statement detailing the research you wish to carry out at The Huntington, a current curriculum vitae, a recent sample of writing, copies of teaching evaluations, and the three reference letters to searle@hss.caltech.edu or by mail to Chair, Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor Search, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, MC 101-40, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125.

For more information, please visit http://www.hss.caltech.edu/content/searle-vis-prof .

Posted: October 08, 2014