Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of the History of Science
Position Description: The Department of the History of Science
seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in the history of modern
technology. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1st, 2024.
The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching and
advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department
is especially interested in candidates with expertise in the
histories of computing and artificial intelligence.
assistant, associate, faculty, instructor, tenure track
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England
technology, computers, computing, artificial intelligence, machine
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in History,
History of Science, or related discipline required by the time the
Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to
teaching and advising is desired.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through
the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/12581)
Applications must be submitted no later than October 1, 2023.
1. Cover letter.
2. Curriculum Vitae.
3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and
practices; draft syllabi may be included).
4. Research statement.
5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion,
and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future
contributions in these areas.
6. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked
by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation on
behalf of short-listed candidates. Three letters of recommendation
are required for further consideration at that time. At least one
letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate's
undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.
7. Writing sample or copies of publications.
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With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees to be
up-to-date on CDC-recommended vaccines.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion,
creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status,
disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and
pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.
Contact Information: Yaz Alfata, Search Committee, Department of
the History of Science, firstname.lastname@example.org