East Asian History of Science or Technology
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor|
East Asian History of Science or Technology.
The History of Science and Technology Department at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the Bo Jung and Soon Young Kim Professorship in East Asian Science and Technology, starting 1 July 2011. Rank is open and we encourage applications from scholars at all levels. At the Assistant Professor level, the position is tenure-track, and at the Associate Professor level or above, the position will carry tenure. Ph.D. required; junior scholars should complete all Ph.D. requirements by the summer of 2011.
The position is open to all areas of scholarship within history of East Asian science or technology in the 19th and 20th centuries. Candidates should have a strong scholarly record and teaching experience. The position involves undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as supervision of graduate students. We seek someone who will be active in building the field of East Asian history of science and technology, who will work with scholars abroad and also with other faculty in Hopkins’ growing East Asian Studies Program. The Department emphasizes comparative study of history of science and technology and has strengths both in early modern and modern history of science and technology. We are strongly committed to developing East Asian history of science and technology. The Department has resources that will assist our candidate in this development through funds for research, cooperative projects with other scholars, conferences and other academic activities.
Please send a letter of application that describes scholarly activity and teaching experience, plus curriculum vitae and three references to: Prof. Sharon Kingsland, History of Science and Technology, Johns Hopkins University, 301 Gilman Hall, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore MD 21218. Applications may be sent electronically to: Sharon@jhu.edu or by fax to Dr. Kingsland at 410-516-7502. Please do not arrange for letters of reference to be sent at the time of application; we will solicit letters directly. Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.
Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.
Dr. Sharon Kingsland
|Primary Category:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
|Secondary Categories:||History Education