Department of History
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - History of Science, Technology, or Medicine

Vacancy #12F103
Position #6840

The Department of History of the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of science, technology, and medicine, of any area or time period. The successful applicant will teach a two-semester history of science survey and other courses in his or her field as well as contribute to graduate teaching and research. The appointment date is August 2013.  A master's degree in history or a closely related field is required, Ph.D. preferred. ABDs will be considered but a Ph.D. in history or a closely related field must be obtained within the first academic year of appointment.

Priority consideration will be given to completed applications received by November 2, 2012 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We will interview short-listed candidates at the American Historical Association meeting in New Orleans on January 3-6, 2013.  To apply, please complete the online process available on the Web at  A cover letter, CV, and a 20-page writing sample should be attached to the online application system – not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Adobe PDF or Word format is required. In addition, please have three letters of reference mailed to Professor Lynn Wood Mollenauer, History of Science Search Committee Chair, Department of History, UNCW, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403- 5857. For questions regarding the online process, contact Ms. Allison Lawlor at (910) 962-3307.

The UNCW History Department is strongly committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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