Assistant Professor in the history of technology

The Department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in the history of technology, beginning July 1, 2013.  The Department will have one or two openings at this rank.  Scholars with an interest in the intersection of history of technology with environmental history, global history, or the history of information technologies, working on any region of the world are particularly encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will participate in the department's undergraduate and graduate teaching mission.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV,  statement of research, and the names and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation at  

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.  For additional information, contact John Tresch, chair of technology search committee, Department of History and Sociology of Science, at 

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE and is strongly committed to establishing a diverse faculty:  Minorities/Females/Individuals with disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply.