History and Sociology of Science Professor/Associate Professor

Philadelphia, PA, USA
Jan 13, 2019
Feb 12, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
History and Sociology of Science Professor/Associate Professor

Position Type
Humanities/ History/ Philosophy, Social/ Behavioral Sciences

Position Description

History of Science: The Department of the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to appoint a distinguished scholar, Associate Professor or higher, to our outstanding and intellectually diverse community. The department has a thriving PhD program, two important and successful majors, and an excellent track record in placing our graduates. The successful candidate will be engaged with the history of science broadly conceived, in any time period or place, and will have a record of significant research, influential publications, and effective teaching.

Candidates should apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1400. Please attach a letter of application, CV, and research and teaching statements. The formal process of reviewing candidates will begin October 1, 2018.

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.

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