Job Opportunity: Director of Administration and Lecturer, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments (CHSI), Harvard University

May 5, 2018


Candidates should have a PhD degree in History of Science, STS, History of Technology, or equivalent; seven plus years of experience including supervisory experience, at least three years of progressively responsible collections management and administrative management experience, and project management experience in an academic or research environment; and must also possess teaching experience.


The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments at Harvard University is seeking a Director of Administration and Lecturer in the History of Science Department.

Working closely with the Faculty Director of the CHSI and other faculty, this person will develop courses in the history of science and technology relating to scientific instruments, material culture, museology, and/or digital humanities. As part of the Department of History of Science, the Collection is at the cross-roads of new forms of scholarship in the study of material culture and is an exciting potential site for significant interdisciplinary work connecting instruments to scholarly research in the sciences and humanities.


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