Permanent and temporary professional positions.
Last updated 05/11/2013 by Jay Burlingham.
Assistant/junior Associate Professor in History of Medicine, Yale University
Deadline: September 30 2013
Updated: May 11 2013
History of Medicine. Yale University seeks a tenure-track Assistant or junior Associate Professor in the history of medicine beginning July 1, 2014. Field, region, and period are open, but the committee will especially welcome applications from scholars whose work reaches beyond North America and Europe. Duties will include teaching in the Program in the History of Science and Medicine (Department of History) and in the History of Medicine at the School of Medicine. The search committee will begin considering applications on September 30, 2013. Yale University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages applications from minority and women scholars. Ph.D. preferred by the time of appointment. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, a statement about their work and professional plans, and a sample of their scholarly writing such as a dissertation or book chapter or article to John Harley Warner, Chair, History of Medicine Search Committee, c/o Ramona Moore, Section of the History of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, P.O. Box 208015, New Haven, CT 06520-8015, USA.
Tenured Professor in History of Medicine, Harvard University
Deadline: July 01 2013
Updated: May 10 2013
The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University is conducting a search for a tenured professor in the history of medicine and its allied fields. We are particularly interested in candidates who work in global contexts and will complement and extend the department's existing strengths. Candidates should have an exceptional record of research and proven excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and research statement by July 1st, 2013. Materials should be uploaded to the Harvard academic positions site at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/4770 The c.ommittee will request additional materials as needed from candidates over the summer. Harvard is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we actively encourage applications from women and members of minority groups.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology, Haverford College
Deadline: May 23 2013
Updated: May 10 2013
Haverford College solicits applications for a sociocultural anthropologist with a specialization in Medical Anthropology to fill a one year (renewable for a second year) temporary appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology. Women and members of under-represented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should have completed the Ph.D by June, 2013, and have a strong record of research and teaching in Medical Anthropology.
The successful candidate will: contribute towards a new interdisciplinary minor in Health Studies at Haverford; teach core courses in sociocultural anthropology; encourage faculty-student research collaboration and partnerships in Medical Anthropology; and demonstrate readiness to work with a diverse student body. The ethnographic region of research is open.
Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender identity or its expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability status. Haverford embraces its responsibility to reflect in its curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition genuine sensitivity to racial, ethnic, sexual, cultural, socioeconomic, and other forms of diversity. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College's educational mission.
3-year fixed-term Associate Professorship in Biobanking, University of Copenhagen
Deadline: June 20 2013
Updated: May 10 2013
The University of Copenhagen is now searching for a three year fixed term associate professor in the field of ethical, legal and social aspects of biobanking
The Associate Professor shall conduct a research project on donor and researcher concerns and motivations in relation to an international biobank. The applicant is expected to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team and will be responsible also for organizing and developing PhD courses on biobanking, interdisciplinarity and science & technology studies.
A full description can be found at http://www.offentlige-stillinger.dk/sites/cfml/kbhuni/kbhuniVis.cfm?plugin=1&englishJobs=Yes&nJobNo=213876&nLangNo=2
University Lectureship in Sociology, University of Cambridge
Deadline: May 31 2013
Updated: April 10 2013
University of Cambridge Faculty of Human, Social and Political Sciences
Department of Sociology, University Lectureship in Sociology
Vacancy Ref: ZZ27362
Annual salary scale: £37,382 - £47,314
The Department of Sociology is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified individual to a University Lectureship in Sociology on or before 1st October 2013. The research field is open and applications are welcome from research-active sociologists engaged in work related to any aspect of sociology. We would particularly welcome applicants whose research extends one of the Department’s existing areas of strength i.e. political and economic sociology, including public health; gender, reproductive studies and family; and media, new technologies and culture. Candidates should be able to provide evidence of completed research of international standing, and of outstanding research potential, including the ability to raise research income. They should demonstrate a willingness and ability to contribute to the continued growth of the Department and will be expected to make a substantial contribution to the undergraduate and graduate teaching in the Department.
Further information about the Department and the Faculty can be found at http://www.sociology.cam.ac.uk and www.hsps.cam.ac.uk
For further information about the job and how to apply please go to: http://www.sociology.cam.ac.uk/dept/jobs.html
Interviews for shortlisted applicants are expected to take place on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 June 2013.
Asst Prof/Faculty Fellow in Science Studies at New York University
Deadline: February 19 2011
Updated: February 01 2011
The John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Humanities and Social Thought invites applications for an Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in the area of Science Studies. The initial appointment will be for one year beginning September 1, 2011, pending budgetary and administrative approval, renewable annually for a maximum of three years. We seek an outstanding interdisciplinary science studies scholar whose work focuses on the history, philosophy, sociology, or anthropology of science and technology and their relation to contemporary culture. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching three courses a year, advising students, participating in faculty colloquia and new student orientations, and assisting with admissions decisions and recruitment events. Candidates must be committed to interdisciplinary scholarship and excellence in teaching, and have completed the Ph.D. no more than three years before the application date.
Application deadline is February 19, 2011. To apply, see the Draper Program’s web site at http://draper.fas.nyu.edu Inst.ructions can be found under the home page link “Employment.”
Senior Lecturer/Admin Director, Collection of Hist Sci Instruments, Harvard
Updated: December 16 2010
The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments is the oldest and most extensive university-based collection of its type in the United States, holding some 20,000 instruments dating from the 17th century to the present. As part of the Department of History of Science, the Collection is at the cross-roads of new forms of scholarship in the study of material culture, and a major site for interdisciplinary work connecting the instruments to work in the sciences and humanities, from music, computation, and navigation to particle physics, chemistry, physiology, and psychology. As Senior Lecturer, the person occupying this position will work closely with students and faculty from the Department as well as other units inside the university to mount short and long-term exhibitions; he or she will have half-time teaching obligations and will work closely with the Faculty Director of the CHSI.
There are opportunities to develop courses in history of science. As Administrative Director, the person taking this job will be responsible for the fiscal and staff oversight of the collection, which includes management of budgets, internal controls, data reporting, staff appointments, payroll, and workflow.
Requires a PhD and at least 3 years experience with exhibitions, visual media, virtual and material collections. Demonstrated administrative and managerial experience.
NSF Senior Analyst, Science & Engineering Indicators Program
Updated: January 28 2010
For more information about SRS programs, including the Science and Engineering Indicators Program, please go to the website at http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=SRS.
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