Director Charles Babbage Institute A Center for the History of Information Technology, University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota seeks a Director for its Charles Babbage Institute (CBI) who will also serve as a tenured faculty member in the Program in History of Science and Technology of the Institute of Technology. The Director will hold the Engineering Research Associates, Inc., Land-Grant Chair in History of Technology. CBI is a contemporary history and archives center, which focuses on the history of information technology since 1935. The CBI mission is to conduct historical research and to preserve and make accessible records for use in research.
The role of the director includes leadership in CBI, scholarship and publication, and fund raising. Qualifications include a record of research, teaching, and publication suitable to be appointed as either an Associate or Full Professor in the Program in History of Science and Technology with a joint appointment in an engineering, mathematics, or physical science department of the Institute of Technology; administrative experience suitable to direct an institute of the size, quality, and orientation of CBI; ability to work with the community of interest to CBI; and a record of fund raising.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, sample publications, a review of administrative and fund raising experience, and arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent to:
Chair, Search Committee for the Director of CBI Program in History of Science and Technology Tate Laboratory of Physics, Del. Code 0331 University of Minnesota 116 Church Street SE Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA
Review of applications will begin on 29 November 2004 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Contact Info: Chair, Search Committee for the Director of CBI Program in History of Science and Technology Tate Laboratory of Physics, Del. Code 0331 University of Minnesota 116 Church Street SE Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA