The University of Pennsylvania's Department of History and Sociology of Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the history of science, to begin July 1, 2016. In addition to contributing to the graduate program, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in the Science, Technology, and Society Program, a thriving undergraduate major administered through the department.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of research, writing sample, and the contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation at Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter to the website. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, contact Susan Lindee, chair of history of science search committee, Department of History and Sociology of Science, at The Department of History and Sociology of Science is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.