Visiting Assistant Professor, History of Science, Technology, and the Environment

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-03-01
Req: R0003134
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Job Description:

Wake Forest University seeks a one year visiting assistant professor of the modern history of science, technology, and the environment (STE, geographical specialization open) for appointment beginning August 2021. Teaching undergraduates is central to Wake Forest’s mission, and the primary teaching responsibility of the post will be sections of a divisional course (HST 101-114) that meet the college's general education requirements. There will also be an opportunity to teach an upper division class in the general field of STE. Candidates should have teaching experience and Ph.D. in hand by August 2021. More information about the department and its course offerings can be found at, and for quick facts about the University, go to

Additional Job Description

A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, graduate transcripts and a list of references. Applicants are also asked to include a brief statement in their teaching statement or cover letter describing which divisional course or courses they are prepared to offer and an upper-level course in their area of specialty they propose to teach at Wake Forest. Divisional courses (HST 101-114) are described here: Review of applications will begin by April 5, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration they should be received by April 5, 2021. References will be contacted only for short-listed candidates, with the applicant's prior approval. Interested applicants should apply via the University’s career website at: Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.

Time Type Requirement

Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Posted: 3/3/2021
Application Due: 5/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time