Category Archives: History of Science

Clark University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health, Humanities, and Race

Deadline: March 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Candidates must have research programs that study health, including but not limited to: illness, disability, disease, the provision of health care, the health sciences, or medical technology from a humanities-based approach with particular focus on race and ethnicity.  Humanities-based approaches appropriate for this position include but are not limited to: cultural, historical, or philosophical studies of medicine, nursing, or public health; intersections with gender and sexuality; literary or artistic analyses of health, illness, or disability; studies of discourse and narrative in medicine; and ethics and social justice in the health professions.”

URL: http://www2.clarku.edu/offices/hr/jobopportunities/jobsdb.cfm?id=1325&viewjob=1&grouping=F

Washington State University Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: February 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: May be at Vancouver, Pullman, or Tri-Cities campus. To teach “The Roots of Contemporary Issues, [a] history course that helps students make sense of our increasingly complex world by focusing on the deep historical roots of present-day issues in global perspective.” “Candidates should also demonstrate an ability to engage students in discussions on race, gender, globalization, conflict, and/or the environment.”

URL: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/29913

Brown University Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship on Race in Science and Medicine

Deadline: February 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek an interdisciplinary scholar from the fields of Africana Studies, History of Science and/or Medicine, Religious Studies, Sociology, or Anthropology with specialization in race, medicine, and the legacies of slavery.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39794

University of Florida Shorstein Assistant/Associate Professorship in American Jewish Culture and Society

Deadline: February 1

Length: Apparently tenure-track

Comments: “Although the position is open to anyone with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching on the subject of American Jewry, our preference is for candidates within the social sciences.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54331

University of Chicago Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 17

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking “junior scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This search is division-wide. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

University of Chicago Assistant Professorship in Race and Ethnicity in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 10

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We invite applications for one or more tenure-track position(s) at the rank of Assistant Professor from scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This is a division-wide search. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology. The Division of Social Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, and we therefore encourage applicants who come from racial, ethnic, and social groups that are underrepresented in academia.”

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

Pennsylvania State University Lecturership in Modern Jewish Cultures and Communities

Deadline: December 9 (posted on H-Net.org 11/22)

Length: 1 year with possibility of renewal

Comments: “Discipline is open, but apposite ones include cultural anthropology, religious studies, cultural studies, history, etc.; in any case, we will consider a dedication to interdisciplinarity an advantage.”

URL: https://psu.jobs/job/67631

Rhodes College Assistant Professorship in the History of Gender and Sexuality

Deadline: December 12 (review begins)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Department especially welcomes interests in such areas as queer history, urban history, history of medicine and/or public health, African or Africana Studies, or environmental studies.”

URL: https://jobs.rhodes.edu/postings/1919

University of Delaware Assistant Professorship in the History of Capitalism in North America

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Preferred candidates will have research and teaching interests that complement one or more of the following graduate and undergraduate initiatives at the University of Delaware: (a) the Hagley Program in Capitalism, Technology, and Culture, (b) environmental humanities, (c) African American history and public humanities, and (d) material culture studies. Applicants whose work involves a transnational perspective are especially welcome.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39268

Washington University of St. Louis Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Fellowship in Humanities

Deadline: January 4

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek scholars from within a broad range of humanities disciplines or interdisciplinary fields and are especially interested in candidates who bring with them experience in community-based projects, data science in the humanities, and/or the urban humanities.”

URL: https://jobs.wustl.edu/ Job 35086