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

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

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

Williams College Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships 2017-19

Deadline: November 30

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The Bolin Fellowships are two-year residencies at Williams, and two scholars or artists are appointed each year. Fellows devote the bulk of the first year to the completion of dissertation work—or in the case of MFA applicants, building their professional portfolios—while also teaching one course as a faculty member in one of the College’s academic departments or programs. The second year of residency (ideally with degree in hand) is spent on academic career development while again teaching just one course.

Eligible departments: Africana Studies; American Studies; Anthropology/Sociology; Art; Asian Studies; Comparative Literature; Economics; Environmental Studies; Geosciences; German/Russian; History; Jewish Studies; Justice and Law; Latina/o; Mathematics and Statistics; Philosophy; Physics; Psychology; Romance Languages; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Eligibility: The Bolin Fellowships are awarded to applicants from underrepresented groups, including ethnic minorities, those who are first-generation college graduates, women in predominately male fields, or disabled scholars.”

URL: http://faculty.williams.edu/graduate-fellowships-2/graduate-fellowships/

Michigan State University Faculty Position in Science Studies

Deadline: January 4

Length: 3 years with possibility of position becoming “permanent”

Comments: “The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses during the academic year which address one or more of the following topics from the perspective of the social sciences: science in a global context; sex, gender, and sexuality in science and medicine; the natural environment; medicine and health care; and science, culture, and ethics.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54090

McGill University Assistant Professorship in Cultural Analytics

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The “primary area of specialization in the field of cultural analytics and digital humanities. Candidates may be working in a variety of subfields across the humanities and social sciences, including literature, history, anthropology, music, photography, art history, cinema, linguistics, information studies, and cultural or media studies, and must have a demonstrable research program that uses computational analysis for the study of culture. Special emphasis should be given to methods that connect with critical approaches to cultural study, such as feminist, post-colonial, transnational, Indigenous, queer-, disability-, or race-theoretical, or other approaches that address questions of social justice and/or inequality.

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8290