ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY OF SCIENCE

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JOB NO.: 88583-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time

Department: L&S/HISTORY OF SCI/HIST SCI


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 88583-FA

Working Title: Assistant Professor of History of Science

Official Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Hiring Department: A483900-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/HISTORY OF SCI/HIST SCI

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 21, 2017

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary: Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)



Degree and Area of Specialization: Ph.D., in History of Science; History; Science & Technology Studies; or closely related discipline prior to start of appointment required.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence for outstanding research and teaching in their area of specialization.



Position Summary: The College of Letters & Science seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of History of Science with teaching and research interests in history of science, medicine, and technology beginning August 2017. Duties include teaching, conducting scholarly research, and performing appropriate university and professional service.



Additional Information: We are especially interested in applications in the following areas: (1) history of science or technology before 1800; (2) history of the human sciences; or (3) history of information technologies. We are also interested in applicants whose area of study lies outside the United States. We are open to a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches. We are particularly interested in candidates who can promote interdisciplinary synergies between the HSMT program and other study programs in the Department of History; the Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies; and/or other programs in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences.



Contact: Florence Hsia
[email protected]
608-262-3971
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants: Applications must be received by the close of business on January 24, 2017.

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, visit [email protected] and browse jobs. Search for 88583 and apply on line. Electronic applications must include PDF files of the following: letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and one article-length writing sample. If the writing sample forms part of a larger book manuscript or dissertation, please include an abstract and table of contents or a statement of how the writing sample fits in with the larger project. You will be asked to provide contact information for three references; they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.

Letter of application should discuss current and future research as well as anticipated course offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should comment specifically on their capacity to teach current HSMT undergraduate courses as well as new courses that would complement existing offerings.

Preliminary interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

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Advertised: 29 Nov 2016 Central Standard Time


Application Close: 24 Jan 2017 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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