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


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 one temporary lecturer on the history of science. Specific areas of teaching are (1) Bio-Technology (2) Race and Science and (3) Science and Technology Studies. The position will be held full-time.

The position is for one year with a start date of July 1, 2021 and an end date of June 30, 2022.

Keywords:* faculty, instructor
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England
Fields: bio-technology, race and science,
science and technology studies

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.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, following CDC, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Harvard University guidelines, FAS intends to provide in-person instruction this fall. Teachers are required to reside in the larger New England area and to also be comfortable with hybrid and/or online modes of instruction.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Candidates are encouraged to apply by June 15, 2021; 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
4. Names and email contact information of three to five recommenders (we will contact your recommenders via Interfolio. The application is complete only when at least three letters have been submitted)

Contact Information

Ellen Guarente

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

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

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