The History Department of the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for an assistant professor position in the history of science and twentieth century international environmental history. This position will build on our existing strengths in the history of science and international history. Applicants should have documented evidence of teaching excellence, particularly in the use of historical materials and approaches in science education, and a clearly defined research agenda related to the history of science. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; develop a strong research program; direct graduate research; demonstrate evidence of successful and continuing subject area research productivity; exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university; and participate in the curricular and programmatic activities of the department, the College of Liberal Arts, and the University of Texas. For full consideration, applications should be received by March 25, 2013. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Background check will be conducted on final candidate. The University of Texas is an AA/EEO employer. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.


Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, writing sample (articles, and/or book), and three letters of recommendation to:
History of Science Search Committee,
History Department,
University of Texas at Austin.

We prefer that materials be submitted electronically in PDF format to [email protected].

Alternatively, materials may be mailed to:
History of Science Search Committee,
History Department,
c/o Laura Flack,
University of Texas,
128 Inner Campus Dr. Stop B7000,
TX 78712-1739.

Reference letters can be submitted electronically to [email protected]; please note, reference letters must be submitted with letterhead by recommender via their “.edu” email address.

Posting Date: 8 February 2013
Closing Date: 25 March 2013