Biomedical History

The University of South Carolina Department of History seeks to appoint an assistant professor in the history of 20th century biological sciences, medicine, or biotechnology. Candidates with transnational research interests are of particular interest. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the history of medicine, history of science, and contribute to the department’s survey teaching needs. Candidates must have a PhD in history, history of science or a related area and the ability to satisfy tenure and promotion criteria in the Department of History. USC has a thriving interdisciplinary science, technology, and medicine studies group including a large NSF-funded program on the social and ethical implications of nanotechnology. In addition, USC offers a minor in medical humanities. Application deadline November 15, 2005. Send materials (letter, CV, transcript, 3 letters of recommendation) to Biomedical Search, Department of History, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208. The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

For further information see Application can also be made online at