Lecturer in History of Science
Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
United States

Lecturer in History of Science

Position Details

Title Lecturer 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 a one-year lectureship in the history of science, medicine and/or technology starting in the fall of 2023. Candidates will be expected to teach a mix of lecture and discussion-based undergraduate courses,and to be an active presence in the department community. The field of focus is open, and the position will be full-time. Strong preference for candidates with a previous successful track record in developing compelling undergraduate curricula.

The position is for one year with a start date of July 1, 2023, and an end date of June 30, 2024.

Keywords:* faculty, instructor
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England
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 undergraduate teaching is desired.

Special Instructions
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Candidates are encouraged to apply by April 15, 2023; 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. Names and contact information of 3 referees. The committee will ask for letters on behalf of short-listed candidates.
Contact Information
Ellen Guarente guarente@fas.harvard.edu
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

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Proposed Course Description
Optional Documents

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