University of Alabama – History of Science and Technology

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

The Department of History seeks a historian of science and technology at the tenure-track assistant professor level. The field of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be expected to (a) teach a foundation course or courses in the field, (b) develop specialized courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate level, and (c) contribute to survey courses either in Western Civilization or American history, depending on the candidate’s area of specialization. The Department and the University emphasize excellence in teaching as well as scholarship. Ph.D. must be in hand by the time of appointment.

To apply, go to and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and teaching evaluations, if available. Please have three letters of recommendation sent directly to Professor Michael Mendle, Chair, History of Science Search Committee, Department of History, Box 870212, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL35487-0212. Please direct inquiries to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin 1 December 2009, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Contact Info:
Michael Mendle
University of Alabama
Box 870212-0212
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Phone:(205) 348-7100
Fax: (205) 348-0670
email: [email protected]