Harvard University Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the History of Modern or Contemporary Physics in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the History of Modern or Contemporary Physics

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area History of Science

Position Description

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of modern or contemporary physics. A doctorate in the field of history of modern or contemporary physics or a related field is required by the expected appointed start date of July 1, 2018. The Department is especially interested in candidates who show exceptional promise as scholars, teachers, and mentors, and can offer broad courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that will complement those of the current faculty. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, an outline of present scholarly projects and future plans, a statement of teaching experience and approach, a writing sample, and the names and contact details of three persons who will write letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted directly to the Harvard academic positions site at: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8206

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.

Review of applications will begin May 7, 2018.

Please contact Ellen Guarente at guarente@fas.harvard.edu with any questions.

Basic Qualifications

A doctorate in the field of history of modern or contemporary physics or a related field is required by the expected appointed start date of July 1, 2018.

Additional Qualifications

Department is especially interested in candidates who show exceptional promise as scholars, teachers and mentors, and whose work complements that of the current faculty.

Special Instructions

Applications should include the following: 1) Cover Letter. 2) Curriculum Vitae. 3) Brief outline of present scholarly projects and future plans. 4) Teaching statement. 5) Names and current email addresses for 3 persons who will write letters of recommendation, upon request from the department. 6) A writing sample of recent scholarly work.

Contact Information

Ellen Guarente Faculty Search Coordinator

Contact Email guarente@fas.harvard.edu

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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