Jobs: Molina Curator for the History of Medicine and Early Science

The Huntington Library in San Marino, California, seeks a collaborative, innovative, and technologically aware professional with a strong academic background to develop and interpret its collections in the history of medicine, as well as its science holdings through the early modern period. The incumbent will be responsible for the stewardship of print, manuscript, realia, and digital holdings in this area, building and maintaining a vibrant collections profile that serves the needs of advanced researchers and contributes to the cultural enrichment of the general public.

The Huntington Library is one of the world’s leading libraries for advanced research in the humanities. Its existing strengths in medicine include over 500 medical incunabula and the Lawrence D. Longo and Betty Jeanne Longo Collection in Reproductive Biology, as well as the papers of significant nineteenth- and twentieth-century health professionals. The Huntington is also home to the Los Angeles County Medical Association Collection of 7,000 rare books and journals. Early science materials range from a thirteenth-century Ptolemy Almagest manuscript to landmark works in the world-renowned Burndy Library, acquired by The Huntington in 2006.

The Molina Curator is a newly endowed position in the Library Division’s Curatorial Department. This position reports directly to the Chief Curator & Associate Director of Library Collections and will work closely with the Dibner Senior Curator for the History of Science & Technology, as well as other curators with intersecting collection areas. The successful applicant will demonstrate an understanding of physical historical collections—their intellectual content and materiality—and the ability to envision their interpretation through traditional scholarly modes and emerging technologies.

Qualifications include specific academic subject knowledge of the history of medicine and the history of science and an advanced degree in a relevant discipline. A minimum of two years of employment in a special collections research library, university teaching, and/or in digital humanities projects is required. Experience with digitization and digital humanities projects is strongly preferred.

This positions has been reposted and reclassified. Minimum salary $63, 315; Midpoint $89,197.
Comprehensive benefits package.

Preference will be given to candidates who apply by September 30, 2017.

For further information about the position and to apply, visit www.huntington.organd click on Employment under “More to Explore” at the bottom of the page. Application should include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three professional references.

Jobs: Assistant Professor, History of Modern American Medicine, Harvard

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of modern American (twentieth century) medicine. We are especially interested in candidates with comparative or global perspectives. A Ph.D. is required by the expected start date. The Department is especially interested in candidates who show exceptional promise as scholars, teachers, and mentors, and who can offer broad courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that will complement those of the current faculty. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, an outline of present scholarly projects and future plans, a statement of teaching experience and approach, and a writing sample. All materials should be submitted directly to the Harvard academic positions site at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7697

Application deadline is October 16, 2017.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please contact Emily Bowman at ebowman@fas.harvard.edu with any questions.

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

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

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.

DESCRIPTION

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: http://apptrkr.com/980154. 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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) 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 (mbrill@berkeley.edu). Questions about the application process can be directed to Kimberly Bissell, Academic Personnel Coordinator, at history-ap@berkeley.edu.

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

see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

JOB LOCATION

Berkeley, CA

REQUIREMENTS

DOCUMENTS

Cover Letter to Include Fields of Specialization

Curriculum Vitae

One Sample Syllabus

REFERENCES

2 letters of reference required

http://apptrkr.com/980154