History of Science/Technology/Medicine in Modern
The Department of the History and Sociology of Science at the
University of Pennsylvania seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor
in historical or social studies (including science and technology
studies) of science, technology or medicine in modern
Japan. The department has a thriving PhD program, two
important and successful undergraduate majors, and an excellent
track record placing our graduates. Penn is also home to a vibrant
Center for East Asian Studies and graduate program in East Asian
humanities and the social sciences. Strong candidates will have a
promising research trajectory and a teaching portfolio relevant to
our departmental priorities. This full time, permanent
position is supported in part by a Japan Foundation Institutional
Project Support (IPS) grant.
Our program values interdisciplinary research, collaboration, and
collegiality; is committed to promoting a culturally diverse
intellectual community; and strongly encourages applications from
members of all under-represented communities.
The appointment will begin on July 1, 2022, by which time the
successful candidate is expected to have completed their PhD.
Applications including a cover letter, CV, three letters of
recommendation, writing sample, and teaching statement, should be
uploaded to http://apply.interfolio.com/92371
. Review of applications will begin September 27, 2021 and
continue until the position is filled.
Please contact Department Administrator Courtney Brennan
(firstname.lastname@example.org) 215-898-8400 if you have questions about
the application process.
The Department of the History and Sociology of Science is strongly
committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and
Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more
information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html ).
The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected
veterans are encouraged to apply.