Harvard University — Lecturer on the History of Science

Harvard University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of the History of Science

Position Description: The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks applications for one or more lecturers on the history of science. Specific areas of teaching may include the following: history of medicine, history of the human sciences, gender studies. Lecturers will be responsible for advising undergraduate students and teaching as many as four courses. The position(s) may be 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, 2018 and an end date of June 30, 2019.

faculty, instructor
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England Fields: history of medicine, history of human sciences, gender studies

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in history of science or 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 (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Candidates are encouraged to apply by March 31, 2018; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Brief abstracts of possible courses
  4. Names and contact information of three references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted by your recommender)

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

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

Contact Email: guarente@fas.harvard.edu