Jobs: Head, Medical Center Archives, Samuel J. Wood Library of Weill Cornell Medicine

The Samuel J. Wood Library and the C.V. Starr Biomedical Information Center is the information hub of Weill Cornell Medicine.  We are seeking a Head, Medical Center Archives, who will work with senior leaders to inculcate our organizational history into the organizational culture of NewYork Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) and Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM). Established in 1972, the Medical Center Archives contain records dating back to 1771, the founding of the New York Hospital. This position also will have overall responsibility for the administration and management of the institutional records of all components of the Medical Center, organizing and preserving these collections, and providing reference services to a varied constituency in support of organizational endeavors.

Reporting to the Library Director, the Head, Medical Center Archives interacts with high-level administrators, donors, faculty, students, scholars, genealogists, staff, and the public.  A member of the Samuel J. Wood Library Leadership Team, the incumbent will assist the Director and other Library and Information Technology Services (ITS) leaders in strategic planning and execution of goals to enable the library and the archives to develop services critical to the success of the parent organization. This position supervises one archivist and various archives students or temps, and plans and oversees a lecture series for the Heberden Society.

Required Qualifications: A Masters in Archives, Library Science, History or a related field.  Candidates must have the ability to meet WCMC requirements for appointment at the academic rank of Assistant or Associate Archivist, including a record of professional achievement, research/scholarship and service. Candidates must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, have a strong user-service orientation, and be able to work cooperatively in a team environment.  Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills, including the ability to be persuasive and present data effectively.  Candidates must demonstrate a knowledge of current and emerging digital technologies and services in support of archives and special collections functions, and have experience integrating these technologies into their workflow.

We are seeking a candidate who is self-motivated, and demonstrates strong initiative along with the ability to work independently as well as with others, and one who demonstrates flexibility and calmness in stressful situations.  This individual will be a systems thinker, possessing a strong sense of mission and organizational commitment, and superior skills in problem identification, analysis and resolution.  Has the ability to lift 40 pound boxes of records.

Preferred qualifications: Certified Archivist, Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) training or certification from the Society of American Archivists, additional advanced degree, and experience with medical archives.

Salary, while negotiable, is commensurate with experience.

A complete job description can be found at  Interested parties are encouraged to send a cover letter and CV by November 30, 2017.  Please e-mail cover letter and curriculum vitae with “Head, Medical Center Archives” included in the subject line.

Jobs: Professorship in Human Health and Humanities, Emory University

The Center for the Study of Human Health (CSHH) at Emory University invites applications for a Full or Associate Professorship in Human Health and Humanities. CSHH is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program that supports a BA in human health through innovative courses and scholarly endeavors with broad perspectives on health and the human condition. We seek a senior scholar with a record of research excellence in a humanistic discipline or interdiscipline who can further programming, teaching and research in Health and Humanities across various departments, programs, and schools at Emory University. The appointment will start in Fall semester 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the Humanities and/or be able to demonstrate extensive scholarly or professional experience with humanistic inquiry. Emory University is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion. In your cover letter or in a separate statement, please reflect upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. Submit a letter of application, a CV, and the names and contact details of three referees to by November 30, 2017. Writing samples and letters of reference will be called at a later date. Enquiries can be made to the Chair of the search committee at Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Jobs: Lecturer History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, or Quantitative/Computational History

Lecturer – History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, or Quantitative/Computational History – Department of History

Job #JPF01301

College of Letters & Science – History


Open date: March 10th, 2017

Next review date: March 24th, 2017

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: March 9th, 2018

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Lecturer – History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, or Quantitative/Computational History – Department of History

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses primarily in the History of Science (broadly defined) and Quantitative/Computational History should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 16% to 100% time, which would translate to 1 to 6 courses over a two semester academic year.

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in the History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, or Quantitative/Computational History, pending openings.

Basic qualifications (at time of application): The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant are the completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation.

Additional qualifications (by start date): A PhD or equivalent degree in History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, or Quantitative/Computational history, or related field, is required by the start date. Demonstrated teaching excellence in the appropriate fields with undergraduates and, where appropriate, graduate students, along with a record of accomplishment in scholarship, service and professional activity.

Salary range: $52,099 – $57,507, based on a two semester, 100% time appointment. Starting salary will be commensurate with degrees currently held, past college-level teaching experience, and relevant industry experience.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding regular office hours, calculating grades, advising students, preparing course materials, managing GSIs, and attending appropriate meetings/orientations, etc.

Applicants whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are encouraged to apply.

The department encourages individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service) to apply. UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.

To apply, please go to the following link: Applicants must submit a cover letter to include fields of specialization, curriculum vitae, one sample syllabus, and two letters of recommendation.

Please indicate in bold in the first paragraph of your cover letter your area(s) of specialization noting time period, any regional emphasis and topical focus (History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, Qualitative/Computational History, or if other, please specify specialization).

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

Applications will be initially reviewed from March through April 2017 for appointments during the 2017-2018 academic year, including Summer Sessions 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018. Reviews will continue as needed throughout the year.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Mark Brilliant, Vice Chair for Curriculum, Department of History ( Questions about the application process can be directed to Kimberly Bissell, Academic Personnel Coordinator, at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy



Berkeley, CA



Cover Letter to Include Fields of Specialization

Curriculum Vitae

One Sample Syllabus


2 letters of reference required