Harvard University. The Department of Anthropology and the Department of History of Science seek to appoint an ethnographer of science to a joint tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor or untenured Associate Professor) for an initial term of 5 years. Preference is for a candidate who complements/extends the research interests of existing faculty and who is engaged in intensive field research on scientific practices, processes, laboratory culture, and the sociocultural impact of bioscience in the United States or abroad. Candidates should demonstrate a promise of excellence in both research and teaching, should expect to complete the requirements for the Ph.D. prior to appointment, and should have a background that includes training in anthropological investigation of science, studies of science, technology and society, and ethnographic field research methods. Teaching duties will comprise courses in both appointing departments at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail coordinates of three references to Ethnography of Science Search Committee, c/o Judith Lajoie, Director of Administration, Department of History of Science, Science Center RM354, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Harvard is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and particularly encourages applications from women and members of minority groups. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2005.
Contact Info: Ethnography of Science Search Committee c/o Judith Lajoie, Director of Administration Department of the History of Science Harvard University Science Center RM354 1 Oxford Street Cambridge, MA 02138 Website: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~hsdept/