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Harvard University Lecturers on the History of Science in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Lecturers on the History of Science

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area History of Science

Position Description

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks applications for three temporary lecturers on the history of science. Specific areas of teaching are (1) the history of race and medicine (2) the history of modern life sciences/biotechnology (3) the history of technology. The position(s) may be held part-time or full-time depending on the area of specialization and the curricular requirements of the department.

The position is for one year with a start date of July 1, 2020 and an end date of June 30, 2021.

Keywords:* faculty, instructor Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England Fields: history of race and medicine, history of modern life sciences/biology, history of technology.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate in history of science or closely related field is required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Evidence of excellence in teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Candidates are encouraged to apply by March 27, 2020; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

1 Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Brief abstracts of possible courses at the undergraduate level 3. Names and email contact information of three recommenders (we will contact your recommenders via Interfolio. The application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)

Contact Information

Ellen Guarente, 1 Oxford Street, Science Center 371, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3

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