University of Maryland, College Park, History
Associate Professor, History of Natural Sciences
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
American Institute of Physics Endowed Professorship in the History of Natural Sciences. The Department of History at the University of Maryland, College Park seeks an associate professor with tenure in the history of natural sciences. Time period and geographical focus are open, with a preference for the time period after 1600. A strong record of publications, research, and teaching are required. The successful candidate will research and publish actively, teach graduate and undergraduate history courses, mentor graduate students, serve on administrative committees at the University of Maryland, and participate regularly as a faculty member in the Department of History. The successful candidate will also work with the Center for the History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics in College Park, Maryland, as part of their professorial activities. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.
For best consideration, submit a letter of interest, three letters of recommendation, and writing sample (approximately 30 pages) to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/65991 by February 18, 2019. The University of Maryland, College Park is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applications will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
This search is contingent upon the availability of funds.
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
|Primary Category:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Asian History / Studies
European History / Studies