Job Opportunity: History of Modern Life Sciences Faculty Position, Johns Hopkins University

October 15, 2019


A Ph.D. is required, but we will accept applications from doctoral students expected to fulfill Ph.D. degree requirements by September 1, 2020.


Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. 


The Department of the History of Science and Technology at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in the history of the modern life sciences with the anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. The position is open to all areas of scholarship within the history of modern life sciences in the 18th- 21st centuries. Candidates should have a strong scholarly record and teaching experience, or show promise of excellence in both scholarship and teaching. The position involves undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as supervision of graduate students at M.A. and Ph.D. levels. Candidate must be able to teach our core undergraduate survey course in the history of modern science (18th- 21st centuries) along with a parallel graduate reading course that prepares students for qualifying exams. 


Please visit the position announcement for additional information. Application materials should be submitted via Interfolio. Inquiries may be sent to the search committee Chair, María M. Portuondo ([email protected]).