University of Alabama – Huntsville – Assistant Professor, History of Science and Technology

Location: Alabama, United States Institution Type: College/University Position Type: Assistant Professor

Main Category: History of Science/Medicine/Technology

The History Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville is seeking a colleague for a tenure-track position as assistant professor in the history of science and technology outside the U.S. Teaching responsibilities include freshman world-history surveys and upper-division and graduate courses in the candidate’s specialty. Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. by July 2009, and should have a strong commitment to teaching. The teaching load is three courses per semester. The University is developing a program in Science and Technology in Society (STS), and the successful candidate will play an important role in that process. Huntsville is a community with an economy that relies on high tech, with contractors servicing a major NASA installation and the Army’s Redstone Arsenal. The College of Liberal Arts also has programs in Global Studies/Study Abroad and Women’s Studies, and the History Department is developing one in public history. Send letter of application, c.v., and at least three letters of reference to Andrew Dunar, Chair, Department of History, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899. Screening of applicants will begin November 15, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Information about the Department, the University, and Huntsville can be found at . UAH is an EOE, committed to increasing diversity within its community.

Contact Info: Dr. Andrew J. Dunar History Department of History 409 Roberts Hall University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville, AL 35899 Website: